Month: December 2015

December 26, 2015

Zeitgeist: Almost 10 Years Old

I have long been a fan and follower of many of the ideas from experts like Joseph Campbell or Mircea Eliade. I have come to believe that themes like the ‘Universal Myth’ or ‘Monomyth’ are vital to our understanding of one another.  The passing of ‘Christmas’ is really just humanity being stuck in a creative rut, at least as far as religious advancement goes. Or, […]

December 17, 2015

Canada’s ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Moment

October 19 in Canada could be seen much the same way as the revelation experienced at the end of Frank Capra’s Christmas classic, ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’. Just when the lead protagonist didn’t think things could possibly turn his way, he was shown that he truly does have an incredible life and, more importantly, the things he does on a day-in, day-out basis change the […]

December 10, 2015

‘Slippery Steve’ is actually ‘Sticky Steve’

I have to admit that I haven’t followed the Duffy trial as closely as some others (like Montreal Simon), but yesterday’s news report had one juicy little tidbit in it that I refuse to let go of and I’m hoping more sane Canadians and reporters will let this detail ‘stick’ You could say I’m ‘stuck’ on the idea of how Stephen Harper got away with […]