Posts filed under: Philosophy

  • A simple visit to the ATM made me think about inequality and social change
So I dropped my son Spencer off at a laser tag birthday party recently. I was a little annoyed that I couldn’t stay and play....
  • Milton Friedman's economics - is that really what we should adhere to? Speaker David Peck takes on economic change.
July 31st marks the 102nd anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birthday and I’m wondering if we really still believe that the social responsibility of business is solely...
  • How honest are attacks ads in politics? We need to make social change happen already.
So according to a recent advert I found stuck in my front door, one political move has made Justin Trudeau a “tax and spend liberal.”...
  • Yoga might not have much to do directly with speaking engagements, but it's definitely helped my state of mind.
“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates...
  • David Peck writes about the loss of his father, and the impact it has on his relationship with his son
My Dad always wanted to travel through the Panama Canal. We were close to going together at one point, but his Parkinson’s disease had the...
  • What’s Good For The Gander Is Not So Good For Most Geese, as keynote speaker David Peck writes
I was at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto recently for several meetings. There was a teacher’s conference going on and a huge crowd around the...
  • Social Change Advocate writes about "Groceries and Growing Up"
My son was in a hurry today while we shopped for groceries. Spencer and Victoria will sometimes come along with me to shop because the...
  • Social Change Advocate writes about "A Happy Meal"
Please note that my Father passed away about two weeks after I wrote this piece on January 5th/2014. Look for a memorial follow up to...
  • Keynoter David Peck writes a blog on "A Not so Radical Shift"
Have you ever been shocked out of your complacency? Has your worldview ever been so twisted out of shape that you end up standing on...
  • Catch speaker David Peck's blog "Because I didn't say so"
Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms...