GE 13: Democratic Duty

6 May 2013 Citizens, May we choose to fight for what is right. May we choose never to fear the darkness and abyss that we will soon be leaving behind. May we uphold the principles of democracy, of justice, of freedom, and of reason. May we look up into the sky in remembrance of our … Continue reading

GE 13: Defending Democracy in Malaysia

4 May 2013 Citizens, We stand at a crossroad, a juncture, and a choice between liberty and tyranny. Tomorrow, the men and women of Malaysia, will march to vote for the future of our country. A not to distant future that is within our reasonable reach to change and shape according to our present actions. … Continue reading

My List of Classical Music Composers and their Works

  ~ The Music Lesson by Lord Frederic Leighton ~ “The end of all good music is to affect the soul.”  ~ Claudio Monteverdi There is a certain charm in classical music. A certain class. There are some who pretend to listen to classic pieces in hope to look cultured and refined. They pretend to … Continue reading

The First Philosophy of Economics: Self-Interest

  ~ Metamorphosis of Narcissus by Salvador Dali ~ “Every individual endeavours to employ his capital so that its produce may be of greatest value. He generally neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. He intends only his own security, only his own gain. And he is … Continue reading

Blog Stats: 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 46,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 11 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.