Category Archives: Soapbox

Bias in Journalism … Truth Decay

Ever had one of those ‘eureka moments’ where you come across a previously unknown, or perhaps once known but now forgotten, piece of information that explains one of those ‘how on earth did we get here’ observations? Example: how did we (and I can only speak for Canada and the USA) get to a place […]
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The Race to the Bottom of the News Barrel

What was the spark? A MAGA hat worn by mostly white male teens? Was this a clear case of stereotyping? Stereotyping or Social Categorization is a cognitive process by which we put individuals into social groups and respond to them as members of a social group, instead of individuals. This can lead to negative interactions. […]
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Opinion Dressed Up in ‘News’ Clothes

What we used to call the ‘News‘ isn’t really news anymore, is it!? Often it is simply ‘Opinion‘ dressed up in its ‘news’ clothes… and there is so much of it. It is hard not to be overwhelmed with the volume of information that you might have to digest in order to make a decision […]
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Best Dr. Oz Interview Ever: Jordan Peterson

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson is a Canadian professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist and the author of the the bestseller book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. His books, lectures and videos are designed to advance the modern understanding of creativity, competence and personality. This is a long […]
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Mike Rowe – Not all Knowledge Comes from College

If you don’t know who Mike Rowe is, please  make it your ‘job’ today to find out. He is perhaps the most down to earth, profoundly intelligent, practical person in the world. Yes, in the whole world.  This is his bio: About Mike. In this video, Mike Rowe talks to Ben Shapiro about many things, […]
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Peterson Derangement Syndrome

Someday “Peterson Derangement Syndrome” will be cited in the DSM as a peculiarly virulent social contagion which did not affect ordinary people, but which left-leaning intellectuals, lacking immunity, succumbed to in droves. – Barbara Kay of the National Post – Dr. Jordan Peterson, clinical psychologist and professor at the University of Toronto, speaks in Calgary […]
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