An agenda is narrow and restrictive; a vision is inclusive and generous. All of our “leaders” have agendas. Very few have visions.
“If I don’t have a vision for my life, someone else will have an agenda for it.” - @IrshadManji in #DontLabelMe
@maximummyles @IrshadManji Is “if you don’t like it, get out” a productive or patriotic thing to say? Didn’t the founders encourage the opposite? "...whenever any Form of Government becomes ... destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, & to institute new Government..."
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This is a good time to remind you that ardent nationalism is its own form of political correctness. Try hugging a fellow citizen who disagrees with your politics. It’s a sign that you love your country and not just the piece of cloth that represents it. ... See MoreSee Less
O Canada, thank you for taking in my family as refugees. On this Canada Day, as every day, I’ll do all that I know how to stay worthy of the freedoms you granted us. We will never forget. ... See MoreSee Less
Attn People of the ‘Peg: This is me w/ CJOB's Geoff Currier. Great interview. And TONIGHT at 7, I’ll be at McNally Robinson Bookstore (Grant Park) with CBC Radio ’s Ismaila Alfa. Join us for an uncensored conversation about free speech, diversity, and labeling. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less
posted on: February 15, 2019
Increasingly, I’m speaking at colleges and universities about the hottest topic going: how to achieve diversity and inclusion. Most educators see diversity as a matrix of skin colors, genders, religious affiliations and sexual orientations. But diversity is also about airing...Continue reading ...
when someone says you're being hurtful, abusive, violent, etc. at least PAUSE for a second and consider their POV. Not everyone expresses pain to manipulate others. Stepping out of your own spot for a... second can be good check.
"Sometimes, the accommodation of other people means not that you change who you are, but you adapt how you behave so that you can understand how they are. 1/2
A3: Many of the videos from @MoralCourage give me hope for humanity. https://t.co/dh0sHm7OSZ
‘We stuck together like neighbors are supposed to do’: A community thwarts a father’s ICE arrest: https://t.co/l8wrYmOgJM