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

Philosophy of Conflict

  ~ Nine Dragon Scroll by Chen Rong 1. Inevitability and importance Conflict is inevitable. Life is strife. Heraclitus said, “War is the father of all things.” Nothing is durable. No relationship is everlasting. He who in the morning is your friend, may at night be your foe. Hold no bond sacred; do not be … Continue reading

Philosophy of Power

~ Listening to the Wind by Ma Lin 1.  On the origins of power The art and knowledge of power affects all, but is known to few. Lao Tzu said, “Those who speak do not know. Those who know do not speak. Sincere words are not fine; fine words are not sincere. The master of … Continue reading

A Philosopher’s Code

The Jews, Christians, and Muslims believe that God created man in his own image. The interpretation of this notion is many and I shall not go into detail each and every one of them except but to offer one of my own. The Creator blessed us, at the point of creation, with his divine flame … Continue reading