A mirror of the current state of the world: too many people watch the same few movies.
Arguments and perspectives
Too many people watch the same few shows.
Tonight, I feel like I revived a lot of brain cells by watching a show that matters (Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' by BBC). To be frank, Hyperdrive from last night is not one of such shows.
When I was in NUS (National University of Singapore), every student could buy laptops at subsidised prices from it. The white Macbook Pro was cool and I wanted it badly. It was at a time when compatibility for Microsoft office was a major concern to my peers. Hence, I was one of the extremely few […]More
I was the class treasurer in ACJC. On one particular month, I had to collect $50.00 from my classmates to pay for the upkeep of the school swimming pool and printing of lecture notes. With something like $1500.00 worth of cold hard cash in my hands, I couldn’t, for the first time ever, wrap my […]More
There are enough people in the world who consume goods and services sustainably but probably aren’t recognised as such. Examples include people repairing their old kettles, reusing their belt buckles by replacing the worn out belt, pickers of pre-loved items etc. Yups.More
In the past, there were the rich and the poor. There are also the rich and the poor at present. It also follows that the future will comprise both the rich and poor as well. It boggles one’s mind to insist the usefulness of industrialisation, as well as improved goods and services post-industrialisation, if these […]More
Everything we say, we do, we buy, we engage is a result of commercialisation but in someone else’s favour. For example my mum buys stones. If I am without choice a commercial statistic, I can seek to reverse the direction even though I can’t unplug.More