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Let’s Not Go Back There

Jul 31 2020 — Glen Pearson — “The map is not the territory,” observed philosopher Alfred Korzybyski. In other words, things we put boxes around, label or define, are not necessarily what is real. We have been brought up in the West to believe that, overall, we got things right and that the rest of the world is left to catching up. […]

“What’s After the Pandemic? The New Renaissance?”

Mar 31 2020 — Glen Pearson — In an interview with our local paper yesterday, I was asked at its conclusion if I felt any sense of optimism at all during this crisis? I even surprised myself a bit when I replied in the affirmative. The thing is, there is a case whereby our collective exodus from these dark and lonely days […]

Where Did Compassionate Conservatism Go in Our Politics?

Apr 16 2019 — Glen Pearson — I encounter Conservative friends and associates every day. Aware that we all have different leanings, we nevertheless roll up our sleeves and get to work building our community, our world. So many of the London Food Bank’s volunteers, donors and clients are conservative in temperament and in political leaning and they help the organization to […]