Monthly Archives: August 2006

On three vices of human race (to be continued)

   Two years of specialization muffled my philosophical predisposition, a common danger in the dysutopia of academic life. Sometimes it is a lot easier for one to step back and summarize his career to date in a trenchant fashion, and follow a … Continue reading

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On whether everyone should read poetry, novels, and other types of literature

   Many students oppose to literature courses as part of their fundamental training program in secondary and post-secondary schools. While it is true that literature by itself is a very restricted category of professional career, we must also appreciate its … Continue reading

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Soap Opera: a sentimental realism art gallery

  Recently I have been inculpated by my father to watch a dated soap opera set in HongKong. First it behooves me to point out that soap opera is perhaps an understatement of the underlying moral brunt of the work to … Continue reading

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The importance of being “pen”-sive

What I have neglected for the first half of my collegial hermitage, and just now come to terms with, is the fact that language skill is reflective of its frequency of employment. How well each individual may be talented in such noble enterprise … Continue reading

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