Fear, Spirits, Religion and Reason

April 20, 2008 / Culture, Opinion / 15 Comments

Disclaimer: This post is heavily religious and philosophical. If this is not your cup of tea, don’t drink it. If this is your cup of tea, please drink till the very end. If you are out to preach or contend, don’t bother. I’m a staunch agnostic theist. These are simply my beliefs . Note that…

Random Facts Meme

I wrote two blog entries today! My recommendations: for geekery, see the other entry; for gossip, read current one; for lurkers and stalkers, read both. I’ve been tagged by tagged by Tosha and Lissy to do this random facts meme. It’s a lot less evil than the vices meme Teddy tagged me for, the last…

How to Break Chopsticks Evenly

March 28, 2008 / Culture, Daily Life / 15 Comments

You go to an Asian restaurant. From the corner of your eye, you see the waiter bringing over that delicious food. You quickly pick up those wooden chopsticks and break them apart then….crap. It’s uneven. At least for me, I will be sulking for the rest of my meal. Not because I’m such a perfectionist….

Obligation: Human vs. Citizen

March 11, 2008 / Daily Life, Opinion / 28 Comments

The other I was walking down my street with my boyfriend. It was snowing. The whole street was peacefully silent – almost as if the snowflakes were absorbing the noise. But then a man started shouting desperately “PAY THE RENT! PAY THE RENT!” I ignored it at first. Then my boyfriend and I saw two…

Positive Love

February 28, 2008 / Culture / 9 Comments

Ever remember watching a friend hit a piñata or maybe pin the tail on the donkey? What did you say? Were you the one that shouted, “NO, NOT THERE!!!”? Or did you say “OVER HERE! CLOSER!!” instead? Aria (the cat), Alicia (the instructor) and Alice (green haired girl). I was watching ARIA the ORIGINATION today,…