Democracy Starts With Me

This is just my first year voting. Many have fought tirelessly for years. How many elections did they see unfruitful? How many times have our true leaders suffered at the hands of the corrupt? Going to jail, beaten, framed, murdered... All so we can be aware. Revolution is not a battle overnight won. I went [...]

Now and Then I Think of All The Times You Screwed Me Over

My mother firmly believes I have a flaw that even Jesus can't rectify: I place too much trust in friends. Even after they screw me over. Kinda like a dog going back to it's vomit. When I was in Primary 1, there were these two girls in my class who, for convenience sake, we'll call Stickinbutt. They would [...]

Well, I’ve Never Been So In-salt-ed. Part II

This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, abandon your offering, leave immediately, go to this friend and make things right. Then and only then, come back and [...]

Shy-cology

We live in a world of cheap friendship. Where a few drinks and ridiculously asinine games can open you up to a complete stranger whom you will meet today and conveniently forget tomorrow. We live in a world where the ease of communication is at its peak, yet building interpersonal relationships still is a struggle. The psychologists [...]