Posts filed under “Republic of Kanata”

Lingering with Intent in the Land of No-one

by Kevin D. Annett “They treat me like I’m invisible” said Joe, homeless and toothless. “Well you’re not” I assured, extending my hand to him. “I see you.” And life returned to his eyes. The view out the window tonight appears unchanged from forty years ago: the same deceptively quiet slum and its hundred-window stare. [...]

The Asylum is our World: Lessons from Ward Two West

by Kevin D. Annett   Personal adjustment to a psychotic social order is no sign of mental health. - Eric Fromm One of the more gratifying illusions granted to me by advancing age is the sense that my sixty one years have occured to teach me something. Take my time working in a psychiatric facility, for [...]

Leaving the False Churches: A Call for Prayer, Fasting and Separation

Issued by The Covenant of Free Congregational Christians (The Covenanters) on Sunday, October 22, 2017 In preparation for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which appear beautiful on the outside but are filled with the bones of the dead and all things corrupt. - [...]

Confessions of an Allegedly Angry Man: Breaking the Awful News

by Kevin Annett (to be read in conjunction with the adjoining piece “Proudly Canadian …”) “In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” – Abraham Lincoln, 1861 The other day one of my less than insightful readers whom I’ll call Shirley took [...]