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A Brief Post on Undertale and My Blind Spots in Criticism

Great criticism is enough to rock me to my core; the words themselves seem to sing. It ceases to just be their critical perspective, and suddenly becomes your critical perspective as well.

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The 2018 Ontario Provincial Election

It feels as though politics have only gotten more discouraging over the past few years. This is particularly true of Ontario; Canada’s most populous province has become embroiled in a highly contentious race between three major political parties.

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Sexual Abuse

I think it’s time I explored the nuances and challenges of these sexual abuse allegations, and illustrate the thought process behind my revelations.

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Justin Trudeau and Electoral Reform

Democracy. It is the fickle foundation of our precarious political system. Despite its weaknesses to demagoguery and populism, it is the only political system where everyone matters equally, to which a cynic may reply: “When everyone matters, no one matters.”

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Combating Partisan Politics

If there’s anything that all Americans can agree on politically, it’s that “the other side is wrong.” It doesn’t matter what you believe in or what makes logical sense, your side has to be right. Currently, our political opinions are so thickly

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The 2016 US Election

A few days before the 2016 US Election, I wrote a piece on demagogues. Alas, the prophecy has been fulfilled. Hillary supporters are salty as hell, and Trump supporters are smug as hell. And while there are things that affected

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Demagogues

I think I better say something about the American presidential race before the election day on November 8. Don’t worry, this isn’t some hokey endorsement for any particular candidate, nor is it a cheesy demand to vote (though you probably

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