On anger and gun control

As anger is often a masking emotion for other sorts of pain, I would suggest that instead of simply parroting the line “mental health”, we examine what behaviour sets we can put in place to avoid what anger masks – despondency, helplessness, the feeling of being trapped – through free community based leadership and financial […]

Nothing Like An Anniversary…..

Next Monday marks the thirteenth anniversary of my first encounter with human traffickers. There’s really not much point in going into the story behind that run in, except to state unequivocally that the day in question essentially shaped the rest of my life, and is when I began both physical training and researching in earnest. […]

Project Runaway Brat Reboot

Last fall while I was staying at Magdalene House and playing Magic with Holden, the Great Satan and I were discussing the issue of extremism in Canadian youths, and how that might best be addressed. The concept that he and I eventually hammered out basically relied on the phrase “We are Legion” used by Anonymous, […]

Inside the birdcage -September 24, 2015

Well, the election has been hearing up, with tempers flaring left and right, and the only thing all veterans can appear to agree on is the importance of voting, period. Meanwhile I continue to look for work. I’ve recently made several interesting contacts in the private sector via Twitter, and remain hopeful. An earthquake recently […]

Sticky Solutions to Sticky Problems

The medium is the message. As long as mass hysteria fuelled by religious orthodoxy of any kind exists, there is going to be ignorance and confusion.  Unfortunately, within the rank and file of Islam, the majority of adherents really have no idea what it is that they believe.  Same with extremist fundamentalist Christians of course. […]