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Poetry

Prairie Requiem

Saskatchewan In the spring the snow crystallizes and glints the sun now has some warmth black patches appear in the fields the creeks and rivers overflow their banks people say hello again to their neighbours everyone a little older (everyone

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Events

12 Rules Tour: Missive from Cambridge

The last two days in Cambridge were relentless, but in the best possible way. Tammy (my wife, who travels with me, and carefully ensures that I know where I am going now and what I am doing next) and I

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Political Correctness

Notes on a dream in Oslo

So it’s 2:39 AM in Oslo, Norway. I woke up in a too-hot hotel room out of a fitful nightmare, which I can only partially remember. I haven’t had a dream that I could recall even that clearly in a

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Events

Trouble at the University of Amsterdam

The Dutch publisher of 12 Rules for Life made arrangements for me to speak at the University of Amsterdam on October 31 to about 300 students, hosted by the U of A’s Room for Discussion. I am somewhat loath, let’s

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Media

Notes on my Kavanaugh Tweet

This week (October 5, 2018), I responded to a Twitter thread consisting of a conversation between Bret Weinstein, the American biologist and evolutionary theorist who was once (before the controversy) a professor at Evergreen College, and his brother Eric Weinstein,

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