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Philosophical quotes of the week 2

“It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.”- Pierre Teilhard De Chardin “A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.”- Thomas Carlyle “Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.”- Thomas Carlyle ...

TenByTen.Org – A snapshot of the time

I recently came across TenByTen.Org. 10×10 is a unique way of delivering news. It takes a snapshot each hour of the top stories from international news agencies and forms a list of the top 100 words and the top 100 images for the current news. A matrix is formed and you’re presented with a visual ...

Wireless Internet Access 6

I purchased a wireless PC Card for my laptop last evening, and my buddy Mark and I drove around Toronto looking for “hot spots” for the wireless card to connect to the Internet. It was very exciting when it found a connection. The whole wireless thing is pretty new to me, but I’m excited to ...

TorontoList.ca 3

A friend and I have been working on a side project that offers local classified ads for the Toronto area. This is a pilot that will hopefully allow us to eventually expand to other areas. We’ve decided to launch the site this evening, so feel free to check it out and let me know what ...

The Fat Dutch Kid 9

Have you ever talked to someone online with a webcam before? Check out this fat dutch kid video. It’s one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen on the net. It might even be funnier than the Start Wars kid that was floating around the Internet a few months back Click Here for the Video 

Canada Staying out of U.S. Missile Defense 2

Canada has officially announced that they will not join the US Missile Defense Program. I am against Canada joining this program, and I applaud Paul Martin for listening to his citizens on this matter. It’s a good feeling to know that the Prime Minister of this country listens to his people instead of making decisions ...

Pourquoi Pas? 3

I have recently become a contributing writer to “Pourquoi Pas?” Pourquoi Pas is “A group of people striving for justice & peace for humankind and respect for this planet and all its species.” Some of my articles will be posted on this site. I encourage you to check out this site and voice your opinion ...

What war on terror?

With all of the media and US Government attention focused on Iraq, Iran and Syria, who is following through with the so-called “War on Terror”? How has Iraq become labeled as part of the ‘War on terror’? Who’s targeting the new al-Qaeda cells that are forming? Does the US Government truly understand the causes of ...

Slippery Dreams

(Written for a friend who was recently in a bad car accident) Driving down that slippery highwayThe sun had already set That subtle layer of iceYou distinctly could not forget Remembering the pleasures of your dayIt only took a split second for all the dreams to slip away You were overpowered with inconceivable forceYou saw ...

American Attitudes: America & the World 5

I recently came across an interesting website that reports US public opinion on a broad range of international policy issues. According to the site, each report integrates and explains as much as a decade of polling data. According to the website, regarding the Kyoto Treaty: “A strong majority of Americans favors the US abiding by ...