Freedom quest of Zork (the) Hun

The cost of free is freedom

Category Archives: Society & class

State – Society – Individual


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I came across this Facebook post a few days ago. Since that post, the conversations about the same and similar subjects became even more pronounced.

Marco’s post asked two basic questions:

  • What should be the proper relationship between our political and personal/moral/social views?
    and
  • What should be the party’s position about people (especially candidates) expressing those views and using the party as a public platform to advocate them?

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Gestures, symbols, rights


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Rex Murphy commented on the Niqab Debate; then Peter Jaworsky added his.

 Are you all wound up about the prospect of a few women wearing the Niqab during the citizenship ceremony? Don’t be. It’s as much of a non-issue as symbolic issues generally are. Read more of this post

Plastic Bags and The White Man’s Burden


Rudyard Kipling’s poem, “The White Man’s Burden” was controversial from the moment it was printed in 1899. Read it. It is regularly misquoted, misinterpreted and misrepresented for over a hundred years.
As recently as 2005 a book was published with the title ‘the white man’s burden’ debating the implications of Kipling’s original point. 

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