During the late 1500's and stretching well into the 1800's, the field of science consisted of a lot of theorists and empiricists, all vying for fame, and new discoveries. It is easy to forget science is often affected by the philosophy of the observer.
It may seem callous at first, but I wasn't struck by the horrific massacre in Paris. A little surprised perhaps, but it merely capped off a bloody week around the world, and Paris got off easy, it's the game that matters.
In the longest election campaign in nearly a century, Canadians have ousted the ruling Conservative party with prejudice. The race was between a party of fear, a party of opportunism, and a party of hope. Hope won, but it wasn't guaranteed.
Let's examine the Trans-Atlantic Partnership treaties for what they are, corporate giveaways. It may be obvious, but intentions really don't matter in a contract, only the words and definitions. Let's explore how this work away from the rhetoric.