Mar 052015
 

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Spock

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Leonard Nimoy’s Legacy: death of Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek, Mr Spock, art and culture, Anne Francis, stories and legacies, a brief review of Leonard Nimoy’s career, pop culture, William Shatner
16:10 On death and immortality: Leonard Nimoy, Peter Falk, actor vs character, H L Mencken, death, immortality, cultural progress, William Shatner back as Kirk, afterlife
29:50 Art’s affecting effect: William Shatner’s epiphany, Star Trek affecting others, affecting culture, multi-racial vs multi-cultural, legislation – education – art, culture clashes, affecting the future after life, Star Trek – the philosophical frontier
42:00 So what’s your story? connecting the dots between facts and events, London’s Strategic Plan 237, affirmative hiring, Maureen Cassidy, the twelve words, gender politics, using numbers to distract from the story 55:48 END

Feb 262015
 

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Affirmative Consent

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Shady Characters – Cosby’s accusers: Bill Cosby lawsuit, a review of Cosby’s accusers, Lachele Covington, Shawn Brown, Carla Ferrigno, Joyce Emmons, Chloe Goins, Beth Ferrier, Cidra Ladd, Kathrine McKee, attorney Gloria Allred, women now empowered
17:15 Thirty-three shades of one allegation: more Cosby accusers, Linda Brown, Lise-Lotte Lublin, Tamara Green, Linda Joy Traitz, Therese Serignese, patterns of allegation, patterns of complainants
30:20 Fifty shades of grey – bound to consent: Fifty Shades of Grey, feminist protests, bondage, consent, legal definition of consent
39:40 Two shades of black and white – consent vs affirmative consent: Freedom Party red alert on redefinition of consent in Ontario Curriculum, ‘yes’ does not always mean consent, children knowing vs understanding, affirmative consent, political monopolies, state education 53:20 END

Feb 192015
 

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Salim Mansur

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Seeking coherence on Islamist incoherence: Bill C-51, Canada’s role in Iraq, ISIS, Operation Impact, understanding the middle-east, transformation of Europe, 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, Just Right provides the proper discussion, are we at war, scales of war in history, a rational response with a rational explanation, armies and ideas in conflict, ISIS is a state in formation, containment
18:00 This is their fight: Who is winning the war, containment means that this is their fight, religion or governance, Is Bill C-51 a War Measures Act, conflicting cultures, science vs politics, 20th century Chinese revolution, emergence of democratic institutions, Islam in a massive theocratic upheaval, values of liberal democracy
32:00 Shifting attitudes: High-speed internet current events news, court decision on face coverings during citizenship oaths, public ahead of the government, confusing religion with cultural customs, Sharia law, Indian Supreme Court decision, protecting belief but not practice, white man’s guilt and self-loathing
43:40 Elitist disconnect: Charlie Hebdo, Muslims not in agreement with terrorist actions, sleeper cells and fifth columns, some unknown facts about the Charlie Hebdo killings, French colonial guilt, distorted the view of liberal, back to the collective, away from reason, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, Koran says no compulsion in religion, selling arms to Saudi Arabia 56:58 END

Feb 122015
 

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Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Astro-logic about life on other worlds: imagining a galaxy teeming with life, Bode’s law, exo-planet systems, habitable planets in the millions, not necessarily earth-like, Bode’s flaws, stable planetary systems, habitable zones around red and yellow dwarf stars, lack of metalicity, the Goldilock’s principle
12:50 Vacuous notions on vaccinations: the anti-vaccine controversy, role of the internet, fears of vaccines as a cause of autism are unfounded, finding conspiracies in the face of contrary evidence, fallibility of science, science is self-skeptical, Kant and Plato, government and medical business
29:15 Capital schisms on capitalism: science and capitalism, conference – Capitalism in today’s society, only one form of capitalism, socialism, the mixed-economy myth, why capitalism is losing the political war against it, Adam Smith and the invisible hand
44:40 Discovery, not invention: Conrad Black’s pragmatic defense of capitalism, concealing capitalism’s definition, socialists in capitalist clothing, discovering capitalism, capitalism is a moral system – not an economic system 56:52 END

Feb 052015
 

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Ayn Rand with Phil Donahue

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Affirmatively offensive: feminist boycott of Fifty Shades, affirmative consent, Kathleen wynne’s sexual education curriculum for Ontario, media updates on affirmative consent, negative consequences to affirmative consent
14:42 Affirmative conspiracy: Ontario Human Rights tribunal, allegations proved false when conspiracy uncovered, Katherine McKee’s allegation against Bill Cosby, redefining rape, obliterating the concept of consent
29:35 Who is Ayn Rand?: Ayn Rand under attack, personal vs principle, philosophy is an unknown field, ridiculing Rand, hating the good for being good, rejecting the discipline of being objective, many philosophers to ridicule – only one ridiculed
46:45 The Ayn Rand haters: videos featuring Ayn Rand, lack of reputable criticisms against Rand, critics ignorant of philosophy, rational self-interest as the moral standard, the Rand haters, capitalism vs force, a philosophy for living life on this earth 57:30 END

Jan 292015
 

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Affirmative Consent

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 The ethics of hunting for sport: status of animals, recreational hunting, sports hunting, ethics of hunting, spectrum of animal life, private and government jurisdiction, animals in the wild, predator and prey, nature of the beast
GUEST: Paul McKeever – leader, Freedom Party of Ontario
12:10 Negative to affirmative consent: re-defining concepts, the issue is consent, history of affirmative consent concept, verbal not conduct, absence of coercion a moot point, reversal of onus, Wynne government to teach consent in schools, when yes does not mean yes, college and university standards, effect of the law, creating distrust, cultural Marxist agenda and the rape culture
34:25 Know about no: a revolutionary step – affirmative consent, reversal of onus – guilty until proven innocent, allegations of sexual assault against famous people, Cidra Ladd’s allegation against Cosby, focus on creating distrust in the trustworthy, allegations are all you need to destroy critical thought, changing the language, social alienation
45:40 Dinosaur concept: Womyn of Antioch, making consent a dinosaur concept, looking into the collectivist future, concept of date rape, allegers without cases, selling consent to the public, affirmative consent a legal minefield 59:37 END