Essays

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Word vomits:

0035 – HDB
0047 – Businesses and corporations, schools and social life
0053 – no such thing as level playing field / we rarely love people
0087 – productivity apps fill buckets when they should be lighting fires
0094 – games aren’t just games
0097 – london dream, condensed terms
0102 – Mean Girls, a tentative/preliminary analysis
0111 – activation energy hypothesis + tattoos, piercings, mohawks
0129 – future of education
0131 + 0132 – Tesla Motors, Neil Tyson, Singapore, Vision and Benevolent Dictatorship
0133 – Which Singapore?
0142 – Arbitrary configurations of reality
0146 – a utilitarian approach to social media
0158 – Why do anything? The Disneyland Analogy
0177 – Why bother doing your work when the universe is going to be extinguished in the end?
0231 – caged eagles
0288 – a letter to JC retainees
0328 – the village idiot goes to the forest
0358 – red in tooth and claw
0401 – absurdity of tapping on glass
0465 – the world doesn’t need another personal development blog
0482 – gooey people and prickly people
0500 – I’m proud of you
0541 – forgotten gods
0544 – a man lives in a box
0547 – “if everyone were zombies”
0550 – a life of quiet desperation
0554 + 0555 + 0556 – ‘My Education Journey’
0562 – modern civilization, pt 1
0563 – modern civilization, pt 2
0564 – modern civilization pt 3
0568 – tripping through time on the information superhighway
0572 – how social media affects people’s engagement
0463 – manhood
0480 – “Why do you read?”
0588 – the domestication of humans
0595 – tentative thoughts about gender
0597 + 0598 – religion

 

0077 – sex and sexy stuff
0242 – silent evidence, and conversations
0265 – games that help with time and money
0280 – pleasant vs unpleasant, matter of perspective
0283 – narratives, weirdness, imperfections
0285 – Conan, Stark and Heroic Journeys
0586 – Onwards to SG100
0609 – political consciousness pt 1
0612 – contemplate how the world works
0614 – Kissinger Before Sunrise
0359 – one coherent picture
0306 – Terrangima, The Hero and the Call To Adventure
0352 – if drunk
0412 – on conversations again
0415 – meaningful interactions + game mechanics in life

WIP:

  • fame / celebrity – russell brand, justin bieber, lady gaga, obama/seinfeld, britney, princess diana, the news cycle, jesus christ, marilyn manson
  • mindfulness / spirituality – alan watts, guruka singh
  • masculinity – genes, how boys and girls are different, nature vs nurture, hulse, art of manliness, manosphere, problems with attitudes towards women
  • modern civilization
  • adulthood
  • electricity
  • technology
  • printing press

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