wasting time

wasting time in my prime, is that a crime, i should be a working class hero, not a dreamer with zero, i have some honey, but time is not money, time is like memory, without memory there is no time, just dreams that melt into reality, so i’m not wasting time, i’m tasting time. Advertisements

This Dog Barking

Friday 24th March 2017 When Nic and I arrived at the entrance of the British Library in Bangalore, there was this crazy dog barking on the street…made me wonder whether it was U.G. cussing at us. Nic said it was auspicious, but he’s weird. Most people think that calling someone a dog shows disrespect, but…

The Void

Life is as uncertain as the changing currents of the ocean, and we can never know where it takes us. Our only certain destination in life is death. So shouldn’t our life be a journey preparing us to reach our final destination rather than a search for security in vain? Maybe what waits for us…

Crazy homeless guy

  I want to start a new conversation, the other one is dragging me down into a pit, a void with no comprehension Telling myself stories, like that crazy homeless guy mumbling gibberish, but I don’t say it out loud so no worries

Understanding Varieties of Capitalism

Hall and Soskice’s (2001) The Varieties of Capitalism is one of the more influential frameworks created to explain national differences in economic performance and policy. It basically offers a functionalist or inductive view by observing the existing array of capitalist outcomes, mainly Germany and the United States, and then hypothesizes an explanation of why they…

The Politics and Practice of Education in Malaysia

 A Brief History of the Malaysian Educational System Malaysia is a multi-ethnic society that is composed of three main ethnic groups – Malays, Chinese and Indians. It proclaims to be a democratic nation with the definition of democracy as the right of every mature citizen to vote. Before Malaysia gained its independence from the British…

Living in the Garden of Eden

What does it mean to be wealthy? To be wealthy is to have abundance. The irony of it all is that we live in an economic system that values scarcity.  Our economic system is governed by the law of supply and demand. How does the law of supply and demand operate? This basic law of…

Re-inventing Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.

Are you burnt out from working, and only barely able to pay for your housing, transportation, food, and other “needs”? Do you ever wish you had more time for personal growth and enrichment? Does most of your resources, time and effort go into serving your basic needs for shelter, food, security and comfort with hardly…

Personifications of God

Why do we try to personify god? Why do we insist on giving god a face? How do world religions personify god? Christians anthropomorphise god. They cannot possibly know who god is or what god is, but they choose to humanise god and think of him as a fatherly figure sitting up in heaven. They…

Let’s Get Mad!

Television.We’ve lost our heads to it, replaced our heads with it seems. We’re too busy being entertained to think. The media is pulling the strings, and we’re their puppets. This write is inspired by the movie Network (1976), and street art. Network (1976) is an American satirical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about a fictional television…

Help Stop Child Trafficking

“Cambodia is a source country for men, women, and children who are subjected to sex trafficking, forced labour, and domestic servitude. Poverty and debt bondage results in thousands of Cambodian children being sold and trafficked in the modern slave trade every year.” In 2010, I visited a village in the Kampong Speu province of Cambodia….

Aung San Suu Kyi Finally Free

A symbol of hope in the struggle for democracy and human rights. Being her father’s daughter, she says she cannot help but get involved. Her father, Aung San fought for Burma’s independence from colonial rule, but the struggle continues for what Suu Kyi calls Burma’s second independence. Burma’s hope to be a truly democratic country…