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Rants Are All the Rage These Days

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I follow this local fitness/model ‘celebrity’ on social media. To be honest I don’t know if she really is a celebrity. Hence the word in quotes. I had seen her a few times at the gym I used to go to and then by chance saw a video for another gym I used to go to she was featured in. She posts fairly frequently videos on her youtube and FB. The other day she posted a rant about the two young ladies from Quebec that recently got arrested in Australia for drug possession. She ranted about the fact that people shouldn’t be quick to judge these two girls. That people who are quick to judge need to find something else to do with their lives. Essentially people can’t pass judgment because we don’t know the whole story and the circumstances. Of course she had to add the bit ‘how would you feel if this was your family member?’

Anyway, the world will judge. That’s life. People will have opinions. Everyone is entitled to that. Here’s the thing. I wish I could make sense of her rant and agree with it. These two young women (in their 20s) got caught with a huge amount of cocaine. Huge. This was not a case where it was a small amount that someone could have feasibility stashed in their luggage without their knowledge. One of these girl’s Instagram feed had her travelling all over the world. I mean, sure, it’s possible that even at this young age she could afford to… but based on what has transpired it looks clear now how she was able to. These two women were not set up. They are part of the problem. They traffic drugs. They deserve what they get. It’s not passing judgment. It’s how it should be. Sorry, not sorry. These are two young lives that will waste away in prison because they chose the path they did. I will be completely surprised if it does turn out that they was framed but I doubt it.
Most of the comments to the video rant were expressing disagreement with her… some agreed.. mostly men… I wonder why… Anyway of course with those that disagreed, she agreed to disagree. She has that right.

This ‘Don’t Judge Me Challenge’

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I know that I am definitely late to this party. Just recently my daughter showed me this #dontjudgechallenge #dontjudgemechallenge account on #instagram. The reason being that there were familiar faces that took ‘the challenge ‘. I seriously don’t get it. What’s the purpose? What is a person taking this challenge really trying to say? Don’t judge someone just on their looks? Is that it? So u start off by making yourself ‘ugly’ and then bammmm you’re gorgeous!! Maybe it’s just me but I think the message is pretty clear. Pretty. Clear.
It’s nonsense. Teaching kids wrong values.

#ego #narcissistic #superficial #narcissism #wrongvalues

Quebec’s War on English: Language Politics Intensify in Canadian Province | TIME.com

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Quebec’s War on English: Language Politics Intensify in Canadian Province | TIME.com.

I could probably write a book on my thoughts and feelings over this french/English language ‘war’ in this province of Quebec. The fact it’s labeled a ‘war’ falls squarely on the shoulders of this #pq government… A government that sadly was put back into power by those who wanted change. Now look at the mess that this change has brought on.. I want to say that clowns were voted into power but that would be an insult to clowns. The reality is that this government is a joke. The french language is not even close to being threatened by the English… It’s just nonsense propaganda put out there as a scare tactic by ignorant people. The whole ‘pastagate’ fiasco is enough proof that these folks are 6 beers short of a 6 pack. I am embarrassed for them. I truly am. Anyway I will leave it at that. I just hope that come the next election, those folks that wanted change realize their mistake and vote with more sensibility and intelligence… Hopefully it won’t be too little too late. Hopefully the damage will not be irreversible.