humankind and humanity

On the moth-eaten service

A specific socio-politico-economico-ally dictated education-to-work arrangement prevails in any given society, at any given point in time, of which its pervasiveness, that is its acceptance by the general public, more or less, is determined by the continuous tension between state power and public obedience. This socio-economic arrangement, however, even as observed in a comparison between […]


On Singlish

I dedicate this post to Soh Ee. I walked past the television in my living room some time last week and came across a program on Channel News Asia which my sister was watching. I paused to listen a little as I could recognise some Thai words being used, despite my sister telling me that […]