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Carrot and Stick Democracy

The main disadvantage to being a bully is the constant need to maintain your position. For a bully, a fluid social situation is trouble, because you have to be continually restoring your control by acts of aggression. That’s why authoritarian types like structured societies. It is much better for a bully to work in a…

Avalanche of Fabric

(Original Picture Credit: http://www.holytaco.com/confessions-ross-dress-less-employee/ ) You have those old clothes that are still in good shape, but they’re out of style and you’re tired of them. No room in the closet. What do you do? I know! Take them to the charity down the street. Put them in that big box by the post office. At…

Is #MeToo Fair?

  Of course it’s not. In the legal sense, #MeToo is vigilantism. As expected, the victims of this unfairness are starting to strike back. “Not fair!” is the headline. “Nothing proven,” is the injured cry. Important men lose their positions on the unverified word of a woman or two, without ever getting their chance to…

Oh, Canada…!

Our senate has just confirmed itself as the chamber of serious second stupidity. Okay, we’re changing the National Anthem. As we should. I’ve been wondering about the “all our sons” line since I was about fifteen years old. But would someone please tell me; what strange language did “…in all of us command…” come from?…