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Optimism vs Pessimism

February 3rd, 2020 No Comments

The discussion on optimism vs pessimism is as old as time itself Either side of the camp hated the other side Optimism gets things done but the downfall will be from overconfidence. Every major scandal, if you observe around you, stems from this trait and blinded by this problem Pessimism views the world in a […]

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The Power of Meaning

October 15th, 2016 No Comments

Emily Esfahani Smith. I was wildly stirred the other day when I read that someone has written a book titled The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters. 

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Ghosts Of The Past

March 24th, 2016 No Comments

Dealing with one’s past requires courage but it is the best way to move forward in life. Lucky are those who realized it earlier than later. The enlightenment is usually triggered by an external event or by a close relationship.

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Are we fully responsible for our actions?

September 5th, 2015 No Comments

The other day I have an interesting conversation with a friend. The question was, “are we fully responsible for our actions?” I have argued no but the counter explanation given was worth pondering; if we are not fully responsible for our actions, are we just wriggling off the hook conveniently anytime we want? That according […]

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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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The Perfect Utopia

March 12th, 2013 No Comments

This post ought to beget more questions than answers because I am still thinking about the thinking. The question at hand is on man’s search for life’s holy grail. So far I am satisfied with the finding that we are driven by one of these three – (a) Freudian’s will to pleasure (b) Nietzsche’s will […]

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