Opinions from Mcgill University's alumni

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Charles Krauthammer,

[T]he assault weapons ban will have no significant effect either on the crime rate or on personal security. Nonetheless, it is a good idea …. Passing a law like the assault weapons ban is a symbolic — purely symbolic — move in [the direction of disarming the citizenry]. Its only real justification is not to reduce crime but to desensitize the public to the regulation of weapons in preparation f... See More
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Charles Krauthammer,

If you believe that health care is a public good to be guaranteed by the state, then a single-payer system is the next best alternative. Unfortunately, it is fiscally unsustainable without rationing.
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Jack Layton,

Remember our proud history of social justice, universal health care, public pensions and making sure no one is left behind. Let's continue to move forward.
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Yoshua Bengio, Computer scientist at University of Montreal

One thing I came with is also … this subject of safe AI came up in many discussions, and I would say that these discussions left a strong [positive] impression on me.
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Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University

There is not the slightest reason to believe in a coming singularity. The fact that you can visualize a future in your imagination is not evidence that it is likely or even possible. Look at domed cities, jet-pack commuting, underwater cities, mile-high buildings, and nuclear-powered automobiles--all staples of futuristic fantasies when I was a child that have never arrived. Sheer processing power... See More
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John O'Keefe, American british neuroscientist, 2014 nobel laureate in physiology or medicine

disagrees Brexit
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Yana Peel,

disagrees Brexit
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Imran Amed, Canadian-british entrepreneur and fashion expert

disagrees Brexit
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Harriett Baldwin, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Samantha Bee, Canadian comedic actress and author

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Lionel Chetwynd, English-born canadian–american screenwriter, motion picture and television film director and producer

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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Conrad Black, Canadian-born newspaper publisher

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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