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A lot of “news” just “blows over”; that’s what President Trump’s media coverage has taught me. Maybe that’s how it’s always been: “breaking news” is just for the moment to keep journalists earning their bread and filling consumers’ minds with anxiety, like fear of Armagedon over and over again predicted by someone who it’s said … More Anxiety and “Breaking News”
For some years I’ve been learning the importance of motorized vehicles to the human identity. Where I moved to about 20 years ago from Bloor and Yonge, autos with opaquely misted windows keep me guessing about who’s inside, whether they are neighbours or just passers-by. For those same 20 years or so I’ve ridden the … More The Danforth
I hear the end of the world will finally arrive in a few days. Someone else was reading the Book of Revelations. Anyone who wants to be really scared should read Isaiah’s prophecies. He catalogues all the effects of our planet’s final days when everything goes dark.
In a Toronto Star article dated March 23, 2015 we read that former Mayor Ford has left a legacy of fear that has caused Mayor Tory to cringe, too frightened to stand up to “Ford Nation” and fearlessly do what’s right for Toronto by erasing plans for a Scarborough subway. Rob Ford leaves a legacy of … More Toronto’s Fear/”culture of fear”
January 15, 2015 Today I was reminded of how easy it is to misunderstand a television presentation: in this case a televised press conference about the recently released TDSB Review (Toronto District School Board Review) . Ontario’s minister of education and the person who did the Review said that there was a “culture of fear” among the … More What-is-the problem?