The Epistle of Q — Chapter 106

As you know, over my years as a Management Consultant as well as Adjunct Professor I have led a great many strategic planning workshops (or classes of the same). Recently, having divested myself of roles with the local Strata Council and having a congregation I was assisting in their Strategic Visioning decide to go in […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 105 (e)

AME (cont’d) As I mentioned earlier, Friday was a fairly full & lengthy day. The second Keynote Lecture led off the afternoon sederent. Dipayan Ghosh from the John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard) gave the address: Digital Deceit & the Moral Mayhem: Effects of Technology, Precision Propaganda & the Internet. He began by showing […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 105 (d)

AME (cont’d) Friday was a fairly full day. It started with the Kohlberg Memorial Lecture which was delivered by Larry Walker of UBC (note: Lawrence Kohlberg was one of the original founders of AME and for the longest time his research into the stage of moral reasoning formed a focal point to each and every […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 105 (c)

AME Conference (cont’d — after a bit of a delay due to the annual Grey Cup trip which included side excursions to Montreal, Ottawa & Kingston) Thursday afternoon… The next series of conversations addressed other aspects of the challenges of moral decision-making. Eric Torres of Harvard has examined the issue of Civics on Social Media: […]

A Tribute

This is not so much a Chapter related to Queries one might have on the journey of life, but rather a reflection on an event I had nothing to do with the organization or execution thereof but was really happy to participate in… The 107th Grey Cup was held in Calgary this year. Once again […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 105 (b)

Thursday at AME and more thanks for Lawrence Kohlberg!! As I mentioned in the opening section of this chapter, this year the Association of Moral Educators is meeting in Seattle. I decided to return to AME for this year’s AGM & Conference in large part to experience a refresher on Kohlberg’s work and legacy as […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 105 (a)

Sometimes it is good to retrace one’s steps!! This year the Association of Moral Educators (AME) is meeting in Seattle. I’ve been a member of AME for over forty years but in recent years I have not been going to the AGM and Conference because I’ve felt it was drifting too far from its roots […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 104

Tamarack: The best Canadian Folk Group few have heard about! As you know, recently as part of my mini-workouts which I do a couple of times each week in the room next to my study, I’ve been listening to my complete I-pod musical array. It hit home to me this morning that there is one […]

Want to hear a little feedback?

These are not good times for democracy! (feedback) Well, before I really got going this morning, I had heard from several people. Without identifying them here are some of their comments: • I’ve decided to follow the most recent Canadian trend, and vote for the candidate with the most physically attractive party leader. That way, […]