I’m weary of being entertained by violence

In these days of The Hunger Games, I am finding I have little appetite for violence in movies, especially when the violence involves children. Oh, I know The Hunger Games is a fantasy movie based on what everyone tells me is a superbly written trilogy.  I realize the main character in the movie is a … Continue reading I’m weary of being entertained by violence

Life trumps culture…or it ought to

In Canada, we should call them crimes of dishonor. For that is, in fact, what they are. To add such a phrase to the Canadian vernacular might even be the beginning of a tribute, a true honour, if you will, for three teenagers, Zainab, Sahar and Geeti Shafia and for 53-year-old Rona Amir Mohammad, who … Continue reading Life trumps culture…or it ought to