Tag Archives: political correctness

BUYING A TESLA?

THE CONTRARIAN There’s a lot of hype around electric cars these days, especially the Tesla, with new models coming out that might even be affordable for ordinary people. But you won’t see me rushing out to buy one because I … Continue reading

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A POLITICAL DISCUSSION

THE CONTRARIAN I see the split in modern society as a tug-of-war between two different basic assumptions or prejudices. One side believes we are born totally virtuous, a clean slate, and all evil is imparted by society.  So if we … Continue reading

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ANARCHISTS

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANT’S DIARY   Joe was really cheerful when I met him at the group mailbox yesterday morning. Said he had been up half the night, and was quite pleased with himself, as he had managed to distill … Continue reading

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DONALD TRUMP, SAVIOUR?

THE CONTRARIAN   As you might know from previous scribblings, I am fascinated by the notion of ‘Megatrends’, from a book of that name by John Naisbitt. He describes changes as ‘trends’, things going in a particular direction, and he describes … Continue reading

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PRE-PALEOLITHIC CURMUDGEONS

THE CONTRARIAN   MacLean’s, April 25, had a lot of coverage of the recent NDP convention. It appears some radicals injected something called the “LEAP Manifesto”, upsetting the applecart.  I would describe the LEAP as proposing to shut down my … Continue reading

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DONALD TRUMP, SAVIOUR?

THE CONTRARIAN   As you know from previous scribblings, I am fascinated by the notion of ‘Megatrends’, from a book of that name by John Naisbitt. He describes changes as ‘trends’, things going in a particular direction, and he describes … Continue reading

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WINDMILLS, AND STUFF

THE CONTRARIAN   A page out of Willy Brants diary – I just got up, and was stretching the old body this way and that while looking out the front window, when I saw Joe’s ratty old tractor turn in … Continue reading

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