wokeism / 6 posts found

Merit must be the yardstick for fairness, but identity politics.

Merit First, Identity Second

“May the best man win.” I grew up with that saying. It was a common expression when I was young. It conveyed the idea that merit and ability ought to win…

How I Learned to Love Canada

For a long time I did not like Canadian history. Ironically, I ended up teaching it. I was a Social Studies teacher and teaching history was part of my…

What Ails the C.B.C.?

What is wrong with the C.B.C.? Once watched by most of us, it is now viewed by only a small percentage of Canadians and is propped up by federal funds to…

Your Lawn is Racist?

In September of 2020  professor John Douglas Belshaw  of Thompson River University in Kamloops B.C. stated that if you own a lawn you…

What is “Colonialism?”

Language has become a weapon. For many people this is puzzling. Isn’t language supposed to help us communicate? Shouldn’t it be clear, and an aid to…

DEI Is Not a Faith

A dangerous and mistaken belief system is being embraced by millions. It is known as DEI. For those who don’t know,…