• Culture

    The City is a Trap

    People living in high rise condominiums are like monkeys living in the forest canopy; everything is fine until one day the bulldozers come along and it isn’t fine. The monkeys, it turns out, have no idea how precarious their perches are in trees that can be cut down. The problem we humans have is the same. We regard tall buildings as permanent as mountains when, in fact, they are dangerous traps that can kill, and will kill, when the predicted economic and cultural collapse occurs. I’m not talking here about dramatic events like the attack on the World Trade Centre, frightening as that was. The problem I’m describing is what…

  • Culture,  Nationalism,  Race

    The Secret of the Family Farm

    Most city dwellers think farmers are farmers because they like farming. And while it’s true they are close to nature, and do enjoy some of it, that’s not why they endure long hours, personal hardship and back-breaking work. To understand farming, and farmers, I have to take you back to the late 1940’s in rural Ontario and a particular farm I knew as a seven-year old. As I describe it, a vision will begin to take hold with relevance to any potential economic or civilizational collapse in our future. OK, here goes. The farm was 100 acres on a Concession Line a mile west of Honeywood, Ontario. There was a…