Mar 232017
 

The Scream

Make no mistake: Our Islamophobic politicians are those most responsible for fostering the make-believe phobia against which they are passing “Motions.” The “motions” themselves are cause enough to be rightly concerned. This concern is entirely rational and appropriate. It is in no way “phobic.”

The constant “anti-Islamophobia” rhetoric generated by those in the legislature and in parliament has itself become a great threat. Since our MPPs and MPs appear unwilling to speak out against the very real threat of Islam’s political agenda, they have instead directed their efforts towards motions and agendas calculated to keep informed voices to a minimum, if not entirely silenced.

Fortunately, not every political party or its leader is “Islamophobic.” There is one political party and leader with the courage to publicly say what desperately needs to be said: Freedom Party and its leader Paul McKeever who is our guest today on Just Right. Continue reading »

Dec 172015
 

comma period

Topics:
00:03 Taboo topics: history of Just Right’s suspension, Middle-east “refugees”, Western values under attack, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, immigration ban, political correctness as neo-totalitarianism, immigration history, parallels in history, taboo subjects: immigration – health care – theocracy – anti-capitalism
17:30 It’s a comma. Period. religion vs political ideology, reactions to Donald Trump’s calls to stop Islamic immigration, qualifying remarks, political Islam, the West’s history of banning ideologies, multiculturalism vs immigration, national sovereignty, constitutional rights not abrogated, misquoting Trump
36:10 What freedom requires: destruction of democracy through democratic institutions, history of Muslim brotherhood, the West’s culpability, Christian parallels, not his theocracy-our theocracy, what freedom requires, the left is pro-theocratic, terrorism as a distraction, freedom is responsibility
49:40 A fighting culture – Western civilization: carry both shield and sword, fighting ideologies by breaking them, Westernizing hostile cultures, knowing our own values and traditions, checking bad ideas with good ideas – and weapons
59:42 END

Dec 032015
 

God

Topics:
00:03 Giving Tuesday back: Black Friday, 92nd Street Y, Ted Turner and the United Nations, giving away the farm, the guilt of wealth, spreading capitalism the best gift
16:05 Foreign to aid: Foreign aid’s dilemma, the taking community, proper charity
26:50 Literal fools: the religion of literalism, a real religion, God, existence, religion, supreme being, law of causality, birth of morality, good and evil
40:10 Majority fools: Fall of Roman empire, defining democracy, majority rule, voting, representative government, majority rule, the mathematics of voting, the morality of voting
56:39 END Promo to 59:42


Jul 092015
 

Voyager 314

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 All truisms – from friendship to fellowship: Greek debt and referendum, organized thought and philosophy, ancient Greece’s religious secularism, personal philosophy, public philosophy, friendship, fellowship, altruism, European Union as Fellowship, lending and borrowing money, inalienable rights, love and lust
19:50 Compromise or con promise? from friendship to altruism, control and illusion, the compromise of compromise is the good, capitalism as the scapegoat, greed vs greed, predictability of consequences
39:40 Still Greek to Greeks – Democracy as Fellowship: ‘No’ vote in Greek referendum, Greece celebrates as Europe is outraged, Greeks buying euro currency as protection, organized thought in ancient Greece, religious secularism, state and religion
47:11 No-name religion? Angus Reid Internet-panel poll about religion in Canadian politics, Canadian court ban on prayer at public functions, religion vs tradition
58:21 END

Jul 022015
 

Jason and the Argonauts

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 It’s all Greek to me – from philosophy to crisis: Greece’s debt default, Greek referendum, issues in bailout deal
14:10 Shared roots, different branches – Europeans and the Greeks: Ancient Greece, discovery of philosophy, slavery, history of Europe’s relationship with Greece, Greece’s options, symbolism of inclusion, psychological issues
27:00 Greece’s unhealthy health care philosophy: Greece as a bad example to the rest of the world, Greek health care crisis, Greek prescription drug crisis, Greek currency crisis, no European recovers, beware of Italy
45:40 The Greek gods – religiously secular: Greek mythology and legends, separation of the heavens and earth, not religion but a story, Jason and the Argonauts (2000), the Greek gods, reason as the weapon to resist the gods
59:51 END

Jun 252015
 

Papal Perversity

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Capitalism or capitalisn’t: Glen Pearson’s hatred of capitalism, rich vs poor, poverty, environmental destruction, social equilibrium, real causes of poverty, socialism as the cause of political dysfunction
17:55 Climate changes – politicians don’t: G7 Leaders Summit, battle against global warming, vague carbon targets, a history of the world’s five ice ages, carbon dioxide,
33:45 Papal perversity: Morality as a matter of degree – Celcius: Pope Francis’ hatred of capitalism, pope calls for international tyranny as moral imperative, inadequate conservative responses to pope’s irrationality, a moral case for fossil fuels
46:00 My Goodness! But is it natural? David Brooks on the Road to Character, a need to be good, humility, technology and competitive capitalism, selfishness vs self-centredness, need vs knowledge
57:24 END