Posts Tagged ‘thanksgiving’

Thanksgiving Morning, 2013

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

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We had some plans but an unexpected medical procedure canceled those plans. (more…)

Thanksgiving Guilt

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

After traveling, spending time with your family, overeating and drinking, how do you deal with all that post-Thanksgiving guilt?

On Violence

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

1635_gardiner.jpgDostoyevski, Orwell, Žižek n’ crew have written far more compelling meditations on violence, but I figure I’d have a go at it (being an asian-canadian near-sighted pacifist and all), and this all in time for Thanksgiving.

To draw parallel’s between our Father’s pilgrimage and their genocide of Native Americans would be didactic and predictable. Any person, as I do, who enjoys the opulent grounds of American soil best not critique the ways in which such grounds were brought forth. War equals land, and we have landed. If the Native Americans had their way, we’d all be in England right now; I hear the gin is okay, but that Queen is a bitch. So, we won’t talk about war.

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