On getting mileage for your sponsor

The children involved need to be cute and not sick as this would be more attractive for the media. – Vice-President of a large Multinational Corporation – the main sponsor a huge charity project I’m involved in – on the kind of children’s home his company would like the Media Conference of the project to …

Hating Singapore’s Pragmatism

I’ve been starting to hate Singapore more and more in the past year. I could state many reasons why this is so, but this entry isn’t inspired by all those reasons but just by one – as I read a newspaper article about Singapore’s pragmatic foreign policy. Let me state first of all that I’ve …

Respecting Your Elders and Submitting to Authorities

I’m not good at respecting elders or submitting to authority. Whether that’s a good thing or bad, I guess that really depends. It’s not that I don’t respect anyone or that I will never submit to any authority. It’s just very hard for me to find people I can truly respect and look up to. …

My Very First Post – Youthful Idealism…

(from toothpaste for dinner) What better way to start my blog with a little cartoon that so describes me and what this blog is going to be about! =) Idealism is normally associated with young people – because, according to the “wise”, they are those who have not yet experienced the world and thus naively …