The face that was

The face that was, is one’s identity. It’s about one’s privacy. ‘Cos linked to one’s face, are other faces and identities by relation, by kinship, especially in mental illnesses, breast cancer, Covid-19, HIV. “Can it spread ?” “Don’t play with them, their mum works in a hospital!” Contagion by genes, by marriage, by touch, asContinue reading “The face that was”

Postscript: She is up there now…

This is a postscript to “A Penny For Your Thought?” Postscript: She is up there now… Wen Li was such a perceptive little being! If one thinks, talking to children about birds and bees would be difficult, this one about ‘living and dying’ is another challenging one! “My mother never taught me about this, norContinue reading “Postscript: She is up there now…”

How high is one’s self-esteem?

How high is one’s self-esteem?/ 一个人的自尊有多高?/ 中文和马来语) Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world on your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others. ― Oprah Winfrey How high is one’s self-esteem? Here are some examples of young people with high confidence and self-esteem. What others think does not matter!Continue reading “How high is one’s self-esteem?”

Orang-orang yang tidak hadir- sila angkat tangan anda!

Orang-orang yang tidak hadir- sila angkat tangan anda! See below for Google translation for Malay (lihat di bawah untuk bahasa melayu). Semua orang di sini? Mereka yang tidak hadir, tolong angkat tangan! Dalam presentism, peraturan masa kini. Bukan masa lalu, bukan masa depan. Banyak nama jalan pada zaman penjajahan telah diubah namanya menjadi VIP hariContinue reading “Orang-orang yang tidak hadir- sila angkat tangan anda!”

Those absent- please put up your hands!

Those absent- please put up your hands! Everybody here? Those absent – please put up your hands! So, if you are present, would you agree on behalf of those who have left [past]? or for those who have yet to arrive [future]? In presentism, present-day rules. Not the past, not the future. Many names ofContinue reading “Those absent- please put up your hands!”