Authoritarianism

www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-millions-of-americans-have-embraced-authoritarianism/

Difficult but true, the sight of unruly authority is provoking many to embrace or cringe at their worst traits.

Become aware of the problem and learn to walk away.

Find ways to combat polarized issues without harming others.

Discuss this trending problem.

The 13 Most Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Can Eat

Chronic inflammation can lead to weight gain and disease. This article lists 13 foods that have powerful anti-inflammatory effects.
— Read on www.healthline.com/nutrition/13-anti-inflammatory-foods

A pretty good list to spice up the old grocery list!

The Kids Need A Better School

www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-there-is-a-reading-crisis-in-canada-the-pandemic-will-make-it-worse/

Reading is a skill that is taught by school and culture.

Preferably, the world of education and educators will step up to this crisis with all our blessings and enough money to get the job done.

But culture can help: read, write and journal about this lack of teaching reading skills in our schools.

Lots of kids need help…

https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/importance-of-reading-success/

Viggo Mortensen

www.youtube.com/watch

Hidalgo, https://youtu.be/o6aFGaBLGMg
,is a fair movie with little of the usual trappings.

The actor above has done many more good performances like Lord Of The Rings.

He has had a rather good career and worth watching in most any of his performances.

Daylight Saving Time Changes 2020 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Daylight Savings Time 2020 in Canada – British Columbia – Victoria. When does time change? Date of the next clock change and exact time to spring forward or fall back.
— Read on www.timeanddate.com/time/change/canada/victoria

‘Fall back’ an hour’, or try going to bed a little later each night the week before.

This will help you become aware of the change biology.

Study’s have shown it is much easier to gain an hours sleep, but awareness is a good way to process the time change.

Either way, you have 9 days to ponder this annual time change. And yes, we ‘spring’ ahead an hour in March 2020.

Video: Searching for microplastics within the human body – The Globe and Mail

Rick Smith decided to conduct an experiment on himself to see if he could measure an increase of microplastics in his body. The author and Executive Director of the Broadbent Institute says the lab-based tests on his stool samples are the first of their kind in North America to search for traces of the tiny plastic particles in people. Microplastics have been discovered circulating in the environment and are linked to health concerns.
— Read on www.theglobeandmail.com/appview/canada/video-searching-for-microplastics-within-the-human-body/

Pollution is everywhere, what to do about it?

Let’s stop using plastic, ASAP.

Innovation, let’s find ways to use 3D printers to replace plastic with with safer substances.

Let’s fund study and different ways to research better methods to live without plastic.

The reading and writing about this content may be something you may want to do.

linger – Google Search

linger – Google Search
— Read on www.google.ca/search

Listen to angry people and remember the message, it is for you and me.

Do yourself a favour and play the above song and listen with respect.

Another bright light that need not be forgotten…

Suicidal Squirrel

A squirrel ran out into traffic then ran back.

I watched him immediately eat an acorn from his stash.

The existential question is “does anybody care?”

Are we a base valueless society, or are we simply sick?

I believe the little guy just doesn’t know any better.

Some believe mental illness is an illusion.

I believe it is a sickness.

But perhaps Friedrich Nietzsche,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Nietzsche?wprov=sfti1

has more to teach us.

We need to face our mistakes.

“I don’t care”,may be a call for help, a form of Nihilism, an existential question?

What do you think?