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Human versus advertisement!

Human versus advertisement!

Take a look around and observe your surroundings. Do you see any form of advertisements? Keep in mind, product branding also counts as a form of advertisement. If you don’t see any, then you’re probably living under a rock…

August 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Living in a time when being young is ‘uncool’!

Living in a time when being young is ‘uncool’!

I received a massive eye roll from my niece the other day when I told her how we would watch shows on BTV when we were younger…

August 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Heated ride

Heated ride

Most of my student life was spent commuting by a motorbike. After it was stolen a couple of years ago, I had no choice but to turn to public transports…

August 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

The pillars at the Mount Batok draw the cutoff line for vehicles. Horses are the only means to travel beyond the active volcano of Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia…

August 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Morality of youth: myth or fact?

Morality of youth: myth or fact?

One of my earliest memories at school was a teacher’s kid asking me to share my test answers with her in fourth grade…

July 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Welcome to the age of confusion!

Welcome to the age of confusion!

Many people complain about our new and modern world lacking the element of human touch in many spheres of life. For example, the increasing numbers of those urbanites who live in multi-storied, gargantuan residential…

July 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Prisoners on street

Prisoners on street

I do not think I have quite recovered yet from the ‘Modi fever,’ i.e. the chill we all felt in our collective hypothetical spine when the Indian prime minister visited our country recently…

July 5, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Skills forgone

Skills forgone

Education has multiple facets. Some lessons are simply life skills that books cannot buy. For instance, manners, time management and etiquettes! My horrifying experience during a university…

June 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Indifferently insensitive

Indifferently insensitive

During last year’s football world cup, after Spain’s big defeat with Netherlands, I saw about 50 status updates on social media which were all different variations of this: Spain has been raped by Netherlands…

June 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Dealing with quarter-life crises

Dealing with quarter-life crises

They say your 20s are supposed to be the time of opportunities and adventure. This is also a time for great personal growth. It is the time of transition where we move from classrooms and professors to cubicles and bosses…

June 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak