Silent Night for Christians facing genocide

Christians experience religious persecution more than any other faith group on a global scale and in absolute numbers

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Dissent the cornerstone of the scientific process

Attempting to prevent others from advocating a view contrary to your own is contrary to the scientific process

Dissent the cornerstone of the scientific processDownload this column on scientific process Terms and Conditions of use DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Dec. 8, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The climate change debate has become so polarizing that legitimate dissenting science is being buried. For many people, climate change is a defining issue of our time. But for others, the idea that man-made greenhouse gases…

Terrorism a perversion of the human condition

Islamic terrorists are not the only group of religious people who commit violence

Terrorism a perversion of the human conditionDownload this column on terrorism Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, B.C. Nov 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - “La foi n’a rien à voir avec la morale.” Faith has nothing to do with morality. We came upon this piece of graffiti three years ago while in Tournon in southern France. It could have been written yesterday…

Do we even know how to defeat ISIS?

What should wise governments do?

Do we even know how to defeat ISIS?Download this column on ISIS Terms and Conditions of use “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” Mahatma Gandhi CALGARY, Alta. Nov 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - We all feel anger and sadness about the recent terrorist atrocities in Paris and the Middle East. But a lot more heat than…

Thoughts while running in a cemetery

The commentary in my head was curiously uplifting despite its morbid subject

Thoughts while running in a cemeteryDownload this column on running in a cemetery for your publication or website. FREE to subscribers. Subscriptions are FREE Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, B.C. Oct 25, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It was a crisp, sunny morning for a run along Toronto’s Kay Gardner Beltline Trail. Having spent the previous day travelling, I was…

The unexpected gifts of a staycation

The staycation renewed my appreciation for the familiar and nurtured a more generous heart

The unexpected gifts of a staycationDownload this column on the gifts of a staycation for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, BC Sep 14, 2015/ Troy Media/ - When I was a kid, a typical back to school assignment was  writing about our summer vacations. I never much liked the topic. My…

Environmentalists cause forest fires

Their pseudo-religious nonsense is responsible for the recent fires in BC and Washington State

Environmentalists cause forest firesDownload this column on forest fires for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY OUT CALGARY, AB Sep 4, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Last week, smoke from forest fires in Washington and B.C. reached Saskatchewan. Air quality in Calgary was worse than that of Beijing. Alberta Health Services issued advisories. The…

Glastonbury a destination for the modern pilgrim

Spiritualities converge in Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury a destination for the modern pilgrim[slideshow_deploy id='77275']Hover over image to read caption Download this travel article on Glastonbury, England for your publication or website. FREE or Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use GLASTONBURY, England Aug 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Although once a market town with some light industry, Glastonbury (population 8,932) is now a prime tourist…

Achieving a fulfilling life

To lead a fulfilling life we must resist the conforming forces that want to shape us into something other than ourselves

Achieving a fulfilling lifeDownload this column on a fulfilling life for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use QUATHIASKI COVE, BC Jul 15, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The prominent philosopher, religious thinker, political activist and educator from the 20th century, Martin Buber, was writing about the 18th century Hasidic rabbi, Zusya. Just…

Pope Francis’ frank encyclical on the environment

Pope Francis's encyclical a plea for a caring and loving relationship with each other and with our only “home” in “creation”

Pope Francis’ frank encyclical on the environmentDownload this column on the Pope's encyclical on the environment for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use QUATHIASKI COVE, BC Jul 14, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, entitled Laudato Si, was released at noon on June 18, 2015, to Catholics around the world…