Is it bad that I cannot distinguish them? I grew up with them being interchangeable. I think myself in love but really, I feel too guilty to leave them. Continue reading Love and guilt are neighbours in me.
For starters, I am working today. In a hospitality job no less, so people can not be avoided (not five guys but I liked the photo I took there after work). I made sure to get a job in time … Continue reading Taking Christmas off people (or a good idea with bad timing)
The buddha says suffering is inevitableBut meaning is today’s holy grail. We don’t see the forest from all the trees. We are alive. Why? Because our body is capable of consciousness. Why? Because the body gets food and water every … Continue reading A brain storm on the meaning of life
Let’s strip ourselves bare layer by layer starting with skin, childhood and prayer: Who are we beneath all we say we are? The soul lives only in the now, like a flash of lightning in the dark of night illuminating … Continue reading Is the soul a myth? On dissecting identity
After watching Freeman Dyson speak about his time with the Royal Air force during World War II in A Glorious Accident, I got to thinking about the notion of criminality. Ego’s, which are often blamed for crimes, start as inherently … Continue reading Moral consistency in a burning world
Since i quit the corporate life last year, I’ve had to really face my definition of friendship. Many friends are made out of convenience, similar interests or the wider friend group. I thought I had realised that friendships, like any … Continue reading how to make old friends and lose new ones
Most people today know that they are worth shit. There are more minorities than majorities, and the former are invariably told from birth that they will have to try harder. Children of immigrants learn not to become a bother, women … Continue reading The Beauty of Oppression