What is the purpose of a university education? In current North American society, the answer to that may seem like a no-brainer. It’s to learn a body of specialized information and acquire a set of marketable skills...

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In case you haven’t heard the story: Lee Jong-rak is an elderly pastor in Seoul, South Korea. Each year in his city, hundreds of babies are abandoned on the streets to die. In a heroic effort to rescue these children,...

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The science fiction novelist Larry Niven once wrote, “There is no cause so right that one cannot find a fool following it.” I have a modest corollary, of sorts: “There is no cause so strange that one cannot find a...

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It’s no secret that as a unique cultural entity within Canada, the province of Quebec has pursued an aggressively secular path for years. In this, they’ve outstripped the rest of the country, though probably not by as...

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Everybody loves a good story. That may be a cliché, but only because it’s universally true. Long before anyone thought to record history or observe nature, people were telling stories. The oldest cultural artifacts of...

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The strange, growing appeal of anti-humanism

By Subby Szterszky | March 10, 2015 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

The science fiction novelist Larry Niven once wrote, “There is no cause so right that one cannot find a fool following it.” I have a modest corollary, of sorts: “There is no cause so strange that one cannot find a celebrity endorsing it.” Such is...

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Quebec judge: justice for all, except the religious

By Subby Szterszky | March 10, 2015 | Post your comment | Law + Government

It’s no secret that as a unique cultural entity within Canada, the province of Quebec has pursued an aggressively secular path for years. In this, they’ve outstripped the rest of the country, though probably not by as much as the rest of country...

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Why we love stories (and why that’s a good thing)

By Subby Szterszky | February 23, 2015 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

Everybody loves a good story. That may be a cliché, but only because it’s universally true. Long before anyone thought to record history or observe nature, people were telling stories. The oldest cultural artifacts of the ancient world, both in...

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