Archive for September, 2012

Aquinas or Rand?

Friday, September 28th, 2012

“Thomas Aquinas being the 13th century Catholic philosopher who brought reason to the Church’s otherwise irrational worldview” – Terence Corcoran in the Financial Post, September 22nd Those readers who feel afflicted by what might be called the “Life of Brian critique” of religion  – “Blessed are the cheese-makers”, etc. – are likely somewhat used to [...]

Overcoming the Odds

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

To read an illustrated pdf of my article on the government approval of Jumbo Glacier Resort in the Purcell Mountains of B.C., published in the 2013 Buyer’s Guide edition (published September 2012) of Ski Canada magazine, please click here.

Stop the conversation

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

“It’s not a conversation the Romney campaign wants to have” – Analyst on Fox News, July, 2012 It seems everything these days is a “conversation”. A discussion is a conversation, a debate is a conversation. A conversation is a conversation. In short, the word is becoming one of those over-used terms applied anywhere and everywhere. [...]