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True Dat BoJack

Even the NYT and Slate get BoJack as do AV ClubVulture and TIFF. Let’s hope the writing doesn’t go soft, PC or didactic ( 83 more words


ISIS, Hezbollah seen using weaponized drones, raising new fears in Syria

Insurgent groups like Hezbollah and the Islamic State group have learned how to weaponize surveillance drones and use them against each other, adding a new twist to Syria’s civil war, a U.S. 609 more words

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Ethical Eating

NOTE: I just finished reading The Ethics of What We Eat, by Peter Singer and Jim Mason. I was going to write a book review of sorts, but I ended up writing a concise summary of the some of the tools and information available to help consumers make ethical, informed food choices. 1,661 more words

Book Reviews

Peter Singer vs The Poor

I am new at Notes On Liberty, graciously invited by Brandon Christensen. I’ll be blogging about a range of things, some of which will include… 802 more words


All animals are equal, But some are more equal than others...

“If possessing a higher degree of intelligence does not entitle one human to use another for his own ends, how can it entitle humans to exploit nonhumans?” 357 more words


It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, and it seemed like a particularly appropriate time to start this blog. I had planned on cooking myself an elaborate dinner tonight, to celebrate all the wonderful blessings in my life: I have incredible friends, a family I cherish and love, a business of which I am proud, a brand new apartment, a fluffy dog. 435 more words


Ethics in the Real World, by Peter Singer

Australian Peter Singer is one of my favourite philosophers because he writes about everyday issues that thoughtful citizens need to think about clearly.  I’ve reviewed a couple of his books about philanthropy ( 1,058 more words