The Meaning of Living (2)

When I was about 8 or 9 years old, I became aware that an “old man” in my neighbourhood was bedridden. He couldn’t go to the public outhouse in our neighbourhood like the rest of us did.  He needed someone to stay at home to look after him around the clock.  I wondered what was […]

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The Meaning of Living (1)

It occurred to me one morning while I was awake in bed. I wondered about the reasons for me to get up. A decade ago, while I was working for a chemical company located in Mississauga, such wondering rarely occurred and even when it occurred, could last no more than a second. The answer was […]

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Equality

On Feb. 25, 2011 The Globe And Mail published an article reporting a finding that Canadian born visible minorities earn less than their white counterparts.  Specifically, Chinese earn 8% less, South Asians 13% less and blacks 19%. I accept the reality that there exists racial discrimination in Canada.  I accept this challenge in my life.  […]

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