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Don’t Show Up. Be There!

Do you know the Olympics motto? “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger”)

I bet you know Nike’s motto just from their swipe logo: … 1,832 more words

Politics

Don’t Show Up. Be There!

Do you know the Olympics motto?  “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger”)

I bet you know Nike’s motto just from their swipe logo:  … 1,898 more words

Political Commentary

Tick-Tock! TICK-TOCK!!!

When I joined the New York Neo-Futurists (NYNF) in 2006, one of the most joyful aspects of the experience was being able to recommend the show ( 641 more words

Culture

Elitism Quotes (PAP)

Small collection of quotes by PAP Ministers etc. on the “aristocracy mentality.” Thanks to readers for contributing some of these :)

1. “Without a natural… 737 more words

Singapore

The School of Life

I cannot recommend Alain de Botton‘s The School of Life​ enough. I know of no other thinkers who approach and understand the wide range of pains of the modern world as profoundly, yet keeping a sober optimism about the future. 43 more words

Theology of Everyday Life: Merit

“God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8.

Usually when one uses the word “merit”, they mean that someone has earned something.

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Reflections

Liberty and meritocracy

It might not surprise you to hear that I don’t care a great deal about democracy. I’m willing to admit that democracy as a system has a lot of potential for positive outcomes to happen within it, but it’s inherently weak. 810 more words

Freedom