Archive for August, 2011

Here we go again…(did I mention this blog was a lone cry in the wilderness? ;)) A reply I wrote to A Norwegian, Øystein Runde, who wrote this article for the CBC: “Trying to understand tragedy in Oslo.” I’m including this because, to my surprise, Mr. Runde has quite thoughtfully replied to my critique.   For […]

Anyone who has even skimmed this blog can easily discern my views on multiculturalism and immigration in Canada from my reply to Erik Abild.  Anyone who can read will see the sort of nuanced discussion I’d like to see take place on these issues.  How strange(?), then, that the CBC should persistently ignore my attempts […]

ALL HAIL QUEEN OPRAH!

Posted: 4th August 2011 by traumaturgist in culture
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I really need to use this creative outlet more often…combatting e-diocy takes a lot outta ya and it’s refreshing just to let the creative juice flow in baroque little rivulets apart from the torrent :D…. “Oprah Winfreyism” defined at UrbanDictionary.com  

the Internet and the Culture of “knowledge”

Posted: 1st August 2011 by traumaturgist in culture
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So lest you lurkers (and I know you’re out there) think that all I do is point out peoples’ idiocy and generally shit on everything, I thought I’d permalink to a very interesting article by Chris Colin on Wired called “Rate This Article: What’s Wrong with the Culture of Critique.”  Since I already commented on […]