If I can bring it back to mindThis is how it must have looked like,When I was a child The cotton candy, the pink,The lights,The cool night airOn my skin Cries of joy and mirthAt the thrill of being swung aroundOn the OctopusAs you held my handWrapped up in your armsI was secure in the…
How Our Brains Trick Us
If I told you that we all are living in some kind of delusion to differing degrees at any one point in time, would you believe me? The reality is, each one of us lives in the world of our mind and its perceptions of our personal histories, situations and events; this narrative we build…
What does ‘freedom’ mean to you?
If you have read Calvin Cheng’s article titled “The Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew and the Myth of Trade-offs” it is likely that you reacted in one of these two ways. Either you probably felt validated by this article as you bought into the clever suggestion that security can be conveniently redefined as freedom as the author suggested. Or like…