Musings: Of Monsters and Men


“The real world is where the monsters are.” ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief Singapore has got to be one of the safest places in the world. We don’t get much sordid crime here. So reading about a man raping his mistress’ 7-year-old daughter for more than 6 years in the same flat they all live in with […]

Musings: North Korea – The Method to its Madness


The media is often portrays North Korea as a mind-boggling rogue state, led by a maniacal trigger-happy dictator who acts on complete whim and fancy. But don’t be fooled. Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions are not the pursuit of a madman. In fact, if we dig deeper into the tensions on the Korean peninsula and the motivations […]

Musings: Are Rap Moguls Philosophers Stoned?


Human beings in a mob. What’s a mob to a king? What’s a king to a god? What’s a god to a non-believer who don’t believe in anything? Will he make it out alive? Alright, alright. No church in the wild. –  Kanye/Jay Z, No Church in the Wild Okay, so the title is a […]