As I write this, most of Peninsular Malaysia is engulfed in hazardous haze originating from forest fires in neighboring Indonesia. Schools were closed for a day, and posts on social media indicate that there are no positives from this event. Friends and family alike mentioned the discomfort that results from breathing in the fumes. Staying […]Read more "Hazy Thoughts"
I turn 26 today. Main feelings are of gratitude, to all who have played a part in my life. I’ve also noticed a trend in the past few years at around this time – I somehow encounter a form of the following: “From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and […]Read more "26"
noun Confidence or trust in a person or thing Belief that is not based on proof Belief in God or in the doctrines or teachings of religion Belief in anything, as a code of ethics, standards of merit, etc. A system of religious belief Have faith.Read more "Faith"
The results are in – Barisan Nasional obtained their 2/3 majority in parliament. They will be entrusted to rule the country for another 5 years. Good, bad, or indifferent, I am emotional about this outcome. I’ve always believed that if one does not have skin in the game, one therefore has no right to complain […]Read more "Thoughts on Malaysia’s 13th General Election"
Power, in the non-physics sense of the word, is not a physical object. Power is felt, power is taught. In other words, power is an idea. This idea can only exist when the two sides of the power coin are present – the side that wields it, and the side that is subject to it. […]Read more "Power"
It’s been about 6 months since I was last here. Many things have happened since then. I still think of a quote I saw from a friend before.. “time does not change us; it unfolds us.” Where does the unfolding stop and the changing begin? Are we all already who we are going to be? […]Read more "6 Months"
I suppose the inherently intuitive thing to do would be to make your assessment of someone based on things that person says, and his body language as he says it. But there is something to be said about the things a person does not say. Just like how negative space is used to give greater […]Read more "Negative Space"