This time of year reminds me of that Monty Python skit from “The Holy Grail”.
One “celebration” is designed to remind us that “men are evil” and all men should be demonized and punished for the cowardly acts of a mentally deranged person. Other “men” empowered that cowardice by complying and permitting his actions. Their “shirking” of a moral obligation to others created a “crisis” that was capitalized on, then and now.
The “guilt and shame” permitted laws and regulations to be enacted that further permitted others to be endangered and the diversion of the public purse from where it could be better and effectively used.
In fairness I am obliged to note that around this time of year we have another “celebration” to remember those who were victims of some of the greatest tragedies of human history.
The upcoming “celebration” won’t acknowledge that there are right-minded, honourable and compassionate men that make up a large part of Canadian society. People who gave (and still give) all for the freedom, safety and well-being of strangers.
It doesn’t suit their purpose (read: feeding at the public trough) for people to be reminded of that.
Gratuitous violence against another is wrong, regardless of gender. We all have a moral obligation to never forget, learn from those “losses” and use those lessons properly and EQUITABLY.
15. (1) Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability.
What part of the above section of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms do they NOT understand?
I guess when they are busy demonizing, tearing at the fabric and foundations of civilized society and counting their “30 pieces of silver” they can’t be bothered to be “fair”.