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 […]

Musings: The Right to Believe


There is no communication more authentic than that between you and your idea of a greater power. It could be God, the laws of nature, or a multitude of deities. Even atheists find their own way to connect with the Universe. It doesn’t matter who or what you reach out to. That private, heartfelt communion is a truly […]

Musings: McEmpathy Upsized


It was the end of a long day. The crowd was ravenous. Feet tapping, arms folded, impatient to take their greasy fast food dinners home. I craned my neck to see what was causing the holdup. They were clearly understaffed. I spotted an elderly man in his 70s with an apron clinging on to his frail […]

Musings: Snowflake Theory and Competition


“You are not a simple, unique snowflake. This is your life, and its ending one minute at a time.”  – Chuck Palahniuk When I was younger, I used to scoff when people told each other they were special and unique. Like a snowflake, they said. I found it patronising and egotistical. I thought feeling special puts […]