Best Read::Rejecting the Normal < Anthropologically Speaking

We have become blind to a lot of these things because we are used to them, because they have become part of us. We have become used to our commuter bus drivers handing out that note to the policeman at the roadblock, to reading in the newspaper about a number of extra-judicial killings by the […]

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rePost::Philip Guo – Understanding and dealing with overbearing Asian parents

I’ve always wondered how overbearing Filipino Parents are compared to other Asian American Parents. Care to enlighten me? Interesting read!!! When your parents were growing up, the only people who lived somewhat comfortable lives were either corrupt government bureaucrats or the well-educated elite who went to top-ranked colleges. Chances are, your parents didn’t have insider […]

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Holiday Reading::Published platforms : Manuel L. Quezon III: The Daily Dose

Published platforms December 23, 2009 by mlq3 Filed under Daily Dose Leave a comment See my previous entries, Platforms and Platform time begins November 30. In chronological order, the platforms thus far, are the following. via Published platforms : Manuel L. Quezon III: The Daily Dose. Manolo Quezon is a gem. He has compiled all […]

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rePost::Stumbling and Mumbling: Cognitive biases in popular songs

Cognitive biases in popular songs Forget that guff about Rage against the Machine vs. X Factor – truly, a herd of independent minds. What’s more worrying is the large number of basic irrationalities contained in popular songs. I was at the gym the other day – this finely chiselled physique doesn’t come naturally – and […]

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Probably Why GMA Left Copenhagen As Fast As She Could::How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in the room | Mark Lynas | Environment | The Guardian

With the deal gutted, the heads of state session concluded with a final battle as the Chinese delegate insisted on removing the 1.5C target so beloved of the small island states and low-lying nations who have most to lose from rising seas. President Nasheed of the Maldives, supported by Brown, fought valiantly to save this […]

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