Monthly Archives: August 2017

2015 Speech by Senator Anne Cools

2017-08-30T18:57:07-08:00August 30th, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts, Great Reads|

November 25, 2015 Speech by Senator Anne C. Cools Honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen, as a senator of 32 years, I am pleased to join you at the University of British Columbia.  Tonight I speak on children’s wellbeing, this vast subject that preoccupied my endeavours for decades.  I am touched by this moment’s link to

Very Bad Wizards

2017-08-18T15:03:48-08:00August 18th, 2017|Great Reads|

I recently put in a very strong recommendation for the new book Why Buddhism is True by evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright. You can check out an interview with Wright on his book here at Very Bad Wizards  https://verybadwizards.fireside.fm/ “Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love

What Is Tribal Epistemology

2017-08-18T09:04:19-08:00August 18th, 2017|Great Reads|

http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/tribal-epistemology/  In the early days of my skeptical career I spent time investigating and deconstructing classic pseudosciences, like belief in Bigfoot, astrology, UFOs, and ghosts. I was often challenged as to why I even bothered – these are all silly but harmless beliefs. Is it really worth the time to dissect exactly why they are

Some sanity returns to false sex abuse trials

2017-08-16T11:26:21-08:00August 16th, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts|

Three male Toronto police officers were recently acquitted of sex assault when the female trial judge, once again, found the evidence of the female complainant to be inconsistent, implausible and at times contradictory. She claimed to have been so drunk she couldn’t remember it all. Security video tape at the time showed her not drunk.

Why Buddhism is True

2017-08-15T11:49:08-08:00August 15th, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts|

In January of this year I published my book Dad: Win Without a Lawyer available on Amazon. It suggests to fathers in divorce how to survive psychologically and do well in court on their own without a lawyer. I suggest some books to my readers. A new publication has just come out that I highly recommend. The

Divorce Culture

2017-08-15T11:43:27-08:00August 15th, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts, Divorce Information|

Divorce culture has infected every institution in so-called Western societies. No longer are the pillars of family structure fully supported by established religions or the nation state. The always hungry capitalist economies have seduced women out of the home into the soul killing work forces. Displaced men are trained at tax payer expense to apprentice