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Quebec Imposing Values Charter

Talking about value conflicts, Quebec now wants to impose the values of the majorities as “national values” and set secularism as the national religion. Protesters are now hitting the streets against racism. Let me bring my perspective on this.

The government, Pauline Marois, wants to define a Values Charter that would stand right next to the Charter of Rights and Liberties and serve as the foundation for future policies. They say “the state has to be secular” so all visible religious signs and dresses should be prohibited for all state employees. As for the cross above the judge, let’s leave it because it’s part of our folklore.

First, people get really confused about this because there really are two different intentions. One is to impose the values of the majorities onto the minorities to protect the national identity, the other is to have a proper work dress code. They really should split the project between a Charter of Equality and Conformity and a Work Dress Code. This would make the debate much easier.

Many years ago, I thought like them that Atheism was the absence of religion, until I realized skeptics were people who would put everything into question except their own beliefs. My definition of religion is a “fixed set of beliefs and values”. According to that definition, secularism is as much of a religion as Catholicism or any other religion. Some also argue that Secularism is the most closed-minded of all religions.

Values really are something personal and shouldn’t be defined …Read More

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Is It Really Worth That Much?

Someone asked me a few questions, and in case you’re asking yourself similar questions, here are some answers to these doubts.

First, here’s what Greg has to say about our 1-on-1 work
“My experience working with Etienne has been great. Over the last few months, I’ve been able to overcome the worst kind of crippling social anxiety, which was holding me back in virtually every part of my life. Because I’ve never sought this particular kind of help (when it comes to personal development), I had to suspend a bit of disbelief and commit myself to the process, but the results were profound. I don’t think I could have experienced such a massive weight off my shoulders by any other means in such a short period of time. Even for someone like me who was skeptical and resistant to the process, the shifts that were made were undeniably huge. I no longer feel that deep longing for emotional support from others, nor the overwhelming need to micromanage people’s perceptions of me.
With the huge progress I’ve made in a short time, and with the tools I’ve been given to push my development even further, I’m glad that I made the decision to get coaching with Etienne. His methods are unconventional, but very potent, and above all, the results are concrete. If I was offered triple the money I invested in this process to go back to how I felt months ago, I wouldn’t take it.”

Q: I have doubt the Force …Read More

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