Cory Galbraith en Lifestyle, Directors and Executives, English President • Webcast Canada 2/7/2016 · 1 min de lectura · 4,2K

I'm Old School, Guess I'm a Weirdo.

I'm Old School, Guess I'm a Weirdo.

The Brexit affair and the U.S. election have a lot of people wondering if the world is going just a bit bonkers. Okay, extremely bonkers. You can call me old school, but...

I'm in favor of professionalism. I like people who are humble. I prefer "reason" over "knee-jerk reaction."

I don't think every judge is corrupt, every police officer is on the take, and every politician is in it for the power.

I appreciate experience and believe it has value. A lot.

Institutions should be improved upon and corrected to reflect changing societal needs, not torn down and replaced with chaos.

The facts should speak louder than prejudice.

I still believe in "innocent until proven guilty".

I don't believe every person of a particular religion is a fanatical nutcase.

Some of the nicest, most sincere people I know are different than me - part of a different race and culture. The politics of sharing makes more sense than the politics of hate.

Reflection and contemplation should not be seen as hesitation.

We live in a time when the "establishment" is viewed as the enemy.

But in fact, we are all part of the "establishment" - responsible for order, good governance and respect for each other.

Today, being old school may make me a weirdo.

But I'm proud to be one.

Jim Murray 19/7/2016 · #28

Nice Piece Cory. I was gonna disagree with you and say something like there's no such thing as old school when it comes to the issues you raised. But I can't because you're right. I'm old school too. And so are a lot of the best people I know.

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I am totally with you on this, @Cory Galbraith!

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Pamela 🐝 Williams 3/7/2016 · #26

Don't I know it Cory. Sometimes I think to myself; people will stop believing me I have so many stories, but they are all true. Sometimes I feel like I've lived 10 lives in one or I drive myself into the world's craziest situations. Not sure what it is but I sure seem to get myself into the middle a lot. I hope my anecdotes aren't driving the Bees crazy! It's just how I find empathy for a post, by relating it to personal experiences. #24

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Cory Galbraith 3/7/2016 · #24

Pamela, you are never short of personal anecdotes. Thanks once again for sharing your story and relating it to my post. On this long weekend - Canada Day here in my home country, and Independence Day in the United States, let us hope and pray that cooler heads will prevail in the years ahead - and that the virtues of patience, co-operation and mutual respect will win the day.

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Cory Galbraith 3/7/2016 · #23

Thank you @Joel Anderson.

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Cory Galbraith 3/7/2016 · #22

Thanks @Alan Geller. Once again, your comments put a smile on my face. I am honored to be in the bikini hive.

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Pamela 🐝 Williams 3/7/2016 · #21

Weirdoes of the world Unite!

"You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one" - John Lennon

As the ex-wife of a former law officer I can vouch that when it came to his job he was as straight and an arrow. Unfortunately it's also why he left when a not so straight Sherriff came onboard. Although we no longer keep in touch I'm sure he felt a great sense of satisfaction when the Sherriff was arrested and charge with corruption. There are bad apples but they are not the majority, good ones do exist. Though we are no longer together I'm still proud that he stuck to his principles and surrendered a job he loved rather than compromise..

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