• Just as I has just recovered from the immense worry of imagining my spouse getting shot at by terrorists during her current 2017 New Year visit to Istanbul, Turkey, I write this article in even greater appreciating for what is to come in 2017. Everyone likes to curse 2016 for having been a year full …   Read More

  • We were all shocked after seeing the washing machine commercial by Chinese washing machine brand Qiaobi, because it just screams racism. The topic of racism is an ongoing one. It is also a controversial topic, because it touches everyone. It so happens there is no one single race, although many would say there is: the …   Read More

  • We are all vulnerable creatures. That is our world is so incredibly complex, hardly anyone is in a position to cover all the areas there to know, so we rely on others to help us cope with the gaps. Often times, we don’t think of the collective, but in the only one we can possibly rely on, …   Read More

  • For those who are not aware of this, I work for CERIC, the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling, a Canadian charitable organization whose role is to support and enhance the work of career service professionals in Canada. It is for this reason, as I turn 5 years in my current role, I have learned a …   Read More

  • The choices we make in movies are reflective of the variety in tastes and personalities that exist among us. A specific movie, as glorified or awarded as it might be could just be mediocre to some. Really, no matter the amount of a praise a movie can receive by movie critics, or even your family …   Read More

  • Growing up I really thought of the Olympic games being only as a second level interest, the first being the FIFA World Cup. Of course, it could be because I grew in a “soccer” country and so it only makes sense my interest fits this order of priority. In either case, when I learned that …   Read More

  • It seems a day does not go by without a new movie, book or T.V. show nurturing the idea of artificial intelligence becoming our doom. Leave it to the new Avengers movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron to add a cherry on top the what is now part of our collective consciousness. Even the world renowned physicist Steven Hawkins …   Read More

  • It’s the battle of the sexes, in today’s world that terms doesn’t just mean men versus women. And although feminism has had its share of battles won, there are still many things for which women should be outraged about. Gender inequality now, however means more than just lesser opportunities for women, but even lesser human …   Read More

  • Last October 31, I wrote an article about the origins of Halloween. This time, I wanted to take a moment to explore the meaning of this much awaited Winter celebration. It is one of the wonderful time of the year (or so we hear again and again through songs), if you live in a Christian influenced …   Read More

  • There are those beliefs we have, which really are like urban legends, we would like to pretend they are ok or perhaps we ignore them in hopes someday they will cease to exist. Unfortunately, there is a global conspiracy whether intentionally or unintentionally to make these beliefs long lasting, constant repetition, and at times debate …   Read More