cartoon life: Final thoughts

Filed under: art Tagged: despair, destiny, dialog balloons, Doom, madeWithPaper, space, thought clouds

Writings of J. Todd Ring: The new epidemic: Death cults and the culture of despair

An article in The Atlantic speaks to the growing death-fetish that is gripping more and more youth. It is a bad omen for the state of modern industrial civilization as a whole, I would contend, and it indicates a broader trend toward anxiety, hopeless and despair, which must be confronted and overcome – if, that ...

The Scott Ross: Layton’s Last Words Were First Laurier’s

“Faith is better than doubt and love is better than hate.” – Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 1918 “Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.” – Jack Layton, 2011 A year after Jack Layton’s untimely passing, the presence of the former NDP Leader is still felt across Canada, ironically however it is in his ...

350 or bust: Let Us Be Loving, Hopeful, and Optimistic

It will be a year tomorrow since Jack Layton passed away, only 3 months after a triumphant election that left the NDP with federal Official Opposition status for the first time in history. In recognition for Mr. Layton’s three decades of public service and the progressive contribution the NDP Party has made to Canadian politics ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: Sparks

Sparks moments from which memory creates life!Sparks are the beginnings that light a raging fire. In our hearts and in our souls.2009 was a year with many sparks and many fires – these are the blessings that will light the way – my way into 2010. Caleb ignited parts of me that had been hidden ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: Sparks

Sparks moments from which memory creates life!Sparks are the beginnings that light a raging fire. In our hearts and in our souls.2009 was a year with many sparks and many fires – these are the blessings that will light the way – my way into 2010. Caleb ignited parts of me that had been hidden ...