“It’s a weird little semantic jump, and it’s not that far, but it’s a universe apart from where most people are.” Jim Carrey, 2017 You are not earth, water, fire or air. Nor are you empty space. Liberation is to know yourself as Awareness alone— the Witness of these. Ashtavakra Gita, 1.3 First... Continue Reading →
Today, millions of cannabis users light up in solidarity around the world. In Canada, it is an especially interesting day, given that last week the Liberal government proposed the Cannabis Act, to de-schedule and heavily regulate cannabis in Canada. While imperfect, the bill is yet another nail pulled from the coffin in which prudes and... Continue Reading →
WARNING: This blog entry contains unapologetically elitist opinions. Reasonable arguments are included, but I'm going to make you read through my opinion first. About a week ago, Canadian news reported that the Parks Canada website had crashed when traffic overwhelmed its servers. The reason for the traffic? The free Discovery Pass up for grabs in... Continue Reading →
To My Future Political Slanderers: Fuck You Oh boy. I am so psyched right now. I want to share my excitement with you. Someday, maybe a couple decades out, I will beckon to the call of public life, and may run as a politician (...you know, once my syphilis kicks in, my brain lesions, and... Continue Reading →
#BoycottTims On Media Literacy, Slacktivism, and Resiliency So why are you boycotting Tim Hortons today? Is it because they aired ads by Enbridge? Or is it because they pulled those ads? Or are you the usual mass of morning commuters I see every day, at the five Tim Hortons in my city, who don’t really give... Continue Reading →
Some ambling post-psychedelic thoughts on social media & how it has made us all into sound-bite excitement junkies, among other things.