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The Message of Xmas

December 25th, 2017 No Comments

For slightly more than 2000 years, the message of Xmas is a simple one – “[God] wants all men to be saved” 1 Timothy 2:4a.


The Message of Ecclesiastes

July 20th, 2014 No Comments

Qoheleth is the Hebrew word for Ecclesiastes, a book we can commonly find in Tanakh or the Bible. It is after all the wisest book I’ve found in the world. You don’t know which one you say – it’s the one that has lots of ‘meaningless, meaningless. Everything is meaningless’, i.e. words/ phrases that you […]

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A Disturbing Philosophical Thought

June 7th, 2014 No Comments

If you have been following this blog since its start, you’ll observe that I’m very big on the concept of randomness. We talked about causation vs correlation and looked at specific examples like the capital market and the casino game baccarat. Now I can sum up the entire concept in one statement –

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Cocaine, Religion and the Search for Meaning

December 5th, 2013 No Comments

(source: http://tinyurl.com/mmf88jm). Refer to footnote for definitions.

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The Draft Copy of My Theory of Everything

November 18th, 2012 No Comments

The following are three broad concepts that I have been toying for some time now and I think it’s just timely to combine them into a bigger piece of framework:

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“And what is good, Phaedrus, and what is not good…Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?”

October 18th, 2012 No Comments

“Truth is what sets us free, not purpose. I found my purpose because I was looking for truth.” – Nick Vujicic

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A Great Man Is Also One Question

September 8th, 2012 6 Comments

The reason I thought Patricia Madson is fantastic is because her writing is exceptionally inspiring. If you can, get her book called Improv Wisdom, her one and only book I think. Click here for the previous post. Consolidating her experience into a mere 13 maxims or rules, she teaches us how to paint outside the […]

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Be attentive

August 2nd, 2012 2 Comments

One of the books that I got through abebooks.com is a gem called Improv Wisdom by Patricia Madson. From Wikipedia: “Improvisational theatre, also known simply as improv, is a form of performance art… Some of the basic skills improvisation teaches actors are to listen and be aware of the other players, to have clarity in communication, […]

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The higher path of peace

July 18th, 2011 1 Comment

The other day a spiritual leader told me this story – a panel of judges was formed to select the best painting that depicts peace. Of the many paintings, two had been selected for final consideration.

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A great man is one sentence

April 18th, 2011 1 Comment

I find this extremely inspiring. From the book Drive, pp. 154-155, Daniel Pink wrote: In 1962, Clare Boothe Luce, one of the first women to serve in the U.S. Congress, offered some advice to President John F. Kennedy. ‘A great man,’ she told him, ‘is one sentence.’ Abraham Lincoln’s sentence was: ‘He preserved the union […]

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