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Chris Selley: Are we really any good at peacekeeping?

Earlier this week, my colleague Matt Gurney made a compelling case that Canada joining a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Africa is a pretty lousy idea. 874 more words

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Viktor E Frankl: Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl
Man’s Search for Meaning

This was one of those required books in High School that actually did what it was meant to do. 648 more words

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Author Branding –

When I first heard the word branding, I shuddered. What does this have to do with being a novelist? I’m not some kind of commodity or product. 425 more words

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Kelsie Harriman: Where Was God? The Horror at St. Famille

There is a Catholic church in Kigali, Rwanda called St. Famille. It is a large structure made of red bricks that stands on a hill overlooking the city of Kigali. 781 more words

Our Common Humanity

Although I don’t remember very much from the years I spent in high school, something I will never forget is learning about the Holocaust. I was fifteen years old at the time and recall being brought to tears during a history lesson as I learned about the slaughter of six million Jews during World War II. 1,193 more words

Donald the Human Trump Card: One Buddhist's Perspective...

With each passing day, I find it more difficult to get away from what appears to me to be the “truth” about Donald Trump – and it is this: the man is where he is today, practically in the White House, because not only are the conditions “right,” but also because they’re damned near perfect. 995 more words

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Rwandan Genocide & International Intervention

One of the most important things that we, as an international community, can take away from the Rwandan Genocide is that not intervening when a nation fails to protect its citizens ultimately allows for the tragedies to continue. 496 more words

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