Net censorship not necessary

Friday, September 14th, 2007

September 14, 2007 Ed Cartoon

In a meeting at the Central Public Library this week, debate was held over the access to information on the internet in London public libraries.

Concerned citizens and members of organizations like the Children’s Aid Society, a battered women’s shelter and members of the London Police Service argued there needs to be a level of internet censorship in libraries, so children aren’t exposed to illicit material. (read more)

Salivating over salvia

American hypocrisy drives Canadian views

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Late this summer, my attention was brought to a London Free Press article concerning the drug salvia divinorum. As with most Free Press articles, the sensationalized accounts of community outrage and police worry couldn’t help but remind me of Helen Lovejoy from The Simpsons. (read more)

Mouthing Off

Friday, September 14th, 2007

“It’s kind of hard to explain the buzz. I guess you would refer to it as ‘euphoric.’ It’s not like other drugs, like alcohol and weed.”
Social Science

“I’ve tried it and it’s probably over-hyped from what it actually is. (read more)


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