philosophy and life

Lack of talent

I committed the two terms “free market economy” and “command economy” to memory during my JC econs days. It was only with my entrance into business and a certain political awareness, now, that I think I begin to understand the essence of these two academic terms. Above that, I even think I appreciate them. No […]

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Heat rash

Page 1 Page 2 The pain inflicted by heat rash is exacerbated by the salt in your perspiration. Excessive perspiration exiting the sweat pores, be they clogged or unclogged ones, is like a flood of water being channelled away by a pipe. When the pipe ruptures, the perspiration overflows beneath the skin. The wound as […]

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Eye power

This post is dedicated to Yio Janice. Janice and I had a mini break from 4pm to 4.30pm today at the business canteen. Having bought herself a bottle of milk after we were done with our desserts, she had troubles poking a hole through the foil, which covers the bottle mouth, with the straw. In […]

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Passivity

This post is dedicated to Kitt because she messaged to say, “hello !” for no reason. I appreciate it, thank you Kitt. The internet is boring; I check all my three emails and I am done. Yet I remain on MSN endlessly; rarely initiating chats. Such is one particular value that I obviously attach to […]

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A reminder

My parents and my brother are at the hospital now. My brother apparently fell down yesterday, while in camp, and hurt his head. He felt faint half an hour ago and felt a little numbness in his upper body. I’m worried. Certain experiences will mould the lenses through which you see the world and what […]

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Time flies

Sunday after Sunday. Issue after issue of Fortune magazines. Book after book from Catherine Lim to Frankenstein. From National Service to University. Tests after tests. Exams after exams from Secondary Two streaming to Prelims. Semester reports after semester reports. Parents’ signature; one after another. Today marks the end of the two and a half years […]

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Hardwork, a concept

This post is dedicated to my brother. When my brother was streamed into Normal (Academic), it was the first time I pondered about the word “hardwork”. It is unfair to him to say that: 1. He has failed, because 2. He is lazy. Looking at my brother’s achievement in the Scouting movement till the present […]

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