The War on Perception: To Win or Lose It!

perception

Perception is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the environment. All perception involves signals in the nervous system, which in turn result from physical or chemical stimulation of the sense organs. For example, vision involves light striking the retina of the eye, smell is mediated by odour molecules, and hearing involves pressure waves.[Click to read the rest] “The War on Perception: To Win or Lose It!”

Bersih 2.0

Imagine reading this news on 10th July 2011 morning:-

I have been busy with an assignment lately and I have been traveling too but as much as possible, I do try to keep abreast with the latest news at home. And one that has been quite hot in the news recently is the Bersih 2.0 rally on 9th July 2011.… [Click to read the rest] “Bersih 2.0”

Investigating 28 Deaths

Sometimes it simply does not make any sense – perhaps it was not meant to be so.

(It has to be one of the worst bus accident in the country and made worse by the fact that most who died are foreign tourists. Image source: http://huanqiu.com)

Early this year, the Coroner’s Court investigating the death of Teoh Beng Hock returned an open verdict.… [Click to read the rest] “Investigating 28 Deaths”

1Malaysia & Civil Servant Composition

This is something worth reading…

(Malaysia has one bloated civil service – is there anyway to improve the delivery process? Image source: www.asiancorrespondent.com / Malaysiakini)

As was posted in Malaysia Today couple days ago:-

By Dr Lim Teck Ghee & Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

This was written as a commentary in response to an article by Datuk Shagul Hamid Abdullah, Director-General of Biro Tatanegara that recently appeared in a national daily.

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Children: Letting Them Go

children

(There will be time when parents will need to allow their children to stand on their own and make decisions that will determine their own future)

I had 2 phone calls from my dad yesterday…

One call was during lunch time informing me that he had cooked something at home and asked whether I had time to drop by the house for lunch.… [Click to read the rest] “Children: Letting Them Go”

A Lesson on Morality

(The Nuremberg Trials – the accused was judged on legal grounds or on moral gounds? Image source: http://www.spokenword.ac.uk)

What is the right thing to do?

When I was in my 3rd year of law school, we had a section in jurisprudence where we “argued” on the difference between “do you do the right things?”… [Click to read the rest] “A Lesson on Morality”

Bar Council Forum: The Aftermath

(It does not only happen in Malaysia. Here’s one in England. Image source: http://www.actioninengland.gb.com)

The aftermath…

As we know it by now, there was a “loud” protest and the Bar Council decided to call it off (on the advice of the police). But why protest in the first place? Look again on the Bar Council’s objectives for having the forum:-

In a press statement issued yesterday, the council said the objective of the forum was to highlight the plight of families caught in legal disputes resulting from conflicts in the civil and syariah legal systems

Isn’t that a valid objective?… [Click to read the rest] “Bar Council Forum: The Aftermath”

3 Things That MIC Really Needs To Do

MIC

Just to be fair…

I chatted with a friend last night and we talked about my post on Manya Blogger Award. He asked whether there have been proposals for MIC to rectify their mistakes. Although I am not in favour of racial based political party (Pakatan Rakyat makes more sense), it is only fair to tell someone of their mistakes and ways to rectify before we can “whack” them.… [Click to read the rest] “3 Things That MIC Really Needs To Do”

Fuel Hike 2008: Here is Why Fuel Hike Protest is So Wrong

fuel hike

It is just so wrong – it is reported that a massive anti fuel hike rally will be held on 2nd July 2008. Image & Updates from Malaysiakini:-

Thousands of people would be mobilised for a mass protest against the shocking increase in fuel prices at the iconic KLCC Twin Towers on July 12.

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