Category Archives: Wise Advice – Although I’m Not Too Wise

Eastern Vs. Western Thinking

AN ASIAN VIEW OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES  Dr. Mai Van Trang We live in time. You live in space. We are always at rest.  You are always on the move. We are passive. You are aggressive. We like to contemplate. You … Continue reading

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Life

 What does it say?    Cheers, Dimitri dimitri.pravdinATmail.ru

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I Hate Christmas, But It Does Have Some Benefits . . .

– It gives you an excuse to hang out with your family and friends – You don’t have to work (hopefully).  Even if you do, you’ll have few customers, and can surf Facebook while your boss is on holidays, hehehe – You  … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the Car-Free Movement to Gain Momentum

During my years in Mainland China, I was virtually “car-free”.  Public transit was great, and I often got to ride my bike everywhere.  In 2008, during my first year back in Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories, North Turtle Island (Canada), … Continue reading

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Life in the Rear View Mirror

A bad case of déjà vu . . . 

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Be Multicultural To Survive In This World – Part 1

Canada has fake multiculturalism, for the most part.  Our multicultural policy, instead of encouraging people to be truly multicultural, separates various ethnic and religious groups into isolated pockets. The result?  Caucasian settlers in Canada form the “mainstream” culture, which First … Continue reading

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We Worship Technology = We Worship Ourselves

Currently, nature has been completely desecrated and we consider technology as something sacred . . . What is sacred in one society is not always sacred in another. But people have always respected sacred matters. And if there was a … Continue reading

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