Cloning is not a brave new world

he Medical Post, a newspaper that most doctors throw away without reading, is making waves this week by publishing a survey it held of Canadian doctors. One in five doctors in Canada believe it is acceptable to clone humans.Oh, no. Hide the children. Lock the doors.People have knee-jerk reactions to new technology they don’t understand.… Continue reading Cloning is not a brave new world

White responds

The military, in its obsession with uniformity and order, has tried to tame the last part of the human body currently not dressed in standard-issue apparel: women’s breasts. It seems, as part of the Canadian military’s Clothe-The-Soldier program, some intellectuals figured that a standard military bra, a “combat bra” if you will, would be a… Continue reading White responds

Repent, the end has come

This millennium thing has really fizzled out. With the majority of the population suffering from "Greatest All-Time" list fatigue and the barrage of "Will 2k," they’ve become oblivious to the true potential of this event.The millennium is not a finish line or a graduation ceremony. There will be no diplomas awarded. Instead, we have the… Continue reading Repent, the end has come

Lookin’ down the barrel of a hackneyed controversy

Gun control debates rage across the country as another Dec. 6 passes, and the fear created 10 years ago by the Montreal Massacre re-opens old wounds.A cruise through Statistics Canada’s homicide rates indicate that as many people are stabbed to death as are shot to death each year. Lagging behind in third place is people… Continue reading Lookin’ down the barrel of a hackneyed controversy

Herald workers sit pretty

Editors, the Gauntlet, I was amused to read Creaser’s closing remarks in her report noting that because only two of Canada’s large dailies are non-union, replacement workers may have a hard time finding jobs when the strike is settled. Of the 90 or so people currently at work in our newsroom producing the same amount… Continue reading Herald workers sit pretty

Slave labour revolutionary, promotes growth

Editors, the Gauntlet, Thank God someone finally saw the glaring fault in the whole "Buy Nothing Day" premise other than me! Thank you, Mr. Marriott, for opening eyes out there on campus. As the traditional nation-state of government collapses and the market driven corpoarcy replaces it, via a socio-economic Darwinism, the citizen becomes the consumer.… Continue reading Slave labour revolutionary, promotes growth

A little something for the ladies

The military, in its obsession with uniformity and order, has tried to tame the last part of the human body currently not dressed in standard-issue apparel: women’s breasts. It seems, as part of the Canadian military’s Clothe-The-Soldier program, some intellectuals figured that a standard military bra, a “combat bra” if you will, would be a… Continue reading A little something for the ladies