In a world of artificial organs and aggressive intervention, how much is too much in our fight against ailment? How far is too far in our race against illness?
"Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist." In the wake of the late Stephen Hawking, why we should internalize his message to us on this tiny blip along the equator.
"History owes us nothing!" they say. "We will construct our own rafts to ride the shock waves you created!" they shout. "We are the founders of a new language!" they claim. And you are nothing like us they thunder, aghast at the generation to come.
#metoo was never about damsels in distress or knights being called to action.
“You, very good girl. Not crying. Good customer.” The slight curl of the syllables, the rolled ‘r’s of a different tongue, was followed by a vigorous plucking pulled between twisted thread that left a stinging throb beneath my skin. I was seated in one of the many beauty parlors dotting the Tanjong Pagar Plaza, watching … Continue reading Of Beauty Parlors and Brown Bananas