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Last month on CBC Ideas they did a documentary on Albert Camus, the Nobel Prize winning author. ( http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-enduring-power-of-albert-camus-l-étranger-1.4439630 ). He was an interesting character. I learned things I never knew about him. His opposition to capitol punishment. His connection to Algeria. How he died in 1960 almost exactly one year before I was born. [Continue]

Political Correctness

I hate the term Political Correctness. The reason is simple. I never hear someone calling someone out using the term. Nobody has ever in my presence said “You can’t say that, it’s not Politically Correct.” without meaning it in an ironic way. I have never run across a case where someone used it to stop [Continue]