Monthly Archives: August 2012

The myth of bountiful time

Images like this abound on facebook and lately have started to irk me. Bear in mind that I’m not exactly a friend of fat people, but these are exactly the kind of naive tropes that wind up gaining critical mass … Continue reading

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Step one for Ontario Education reform

Every once in a while I’m reinvigorated by others who share my beliefs.  Yesterday I read this announcement and my brain lit up.  I am a firm believer that 95% of the world’s problems will be fixed, in time, with an … Continue reading

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The Misnomer of the Olympic Medal Count

As I write this, China and the United States each have 30 medals in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England.  China, with 17 golds, leads the standings while the USA, with 13, is on their heels; both have … Continue reading

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