Monthly Archives: January 2012

On the bed, while watching Friends (1994)

As I sat across the bed from my monitor, enjoying a delicious bowl of pecan and oat cereal, with Friends playing on computer,  is when I recall an incident that Phaedrus once shared. Phaedrus had a habit of watching an … Continue reading

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At the bar, on good and evil

“Hell is filled with good desires.” -St. Bernard Sitting across the table, she told me that Hitler had good intentions for protecting the welfare of the state in bid to restore her former glory. That good here may be subjective, … Continue reading

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At the coffeehouse, on fate.

In war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.” -Sun Tzu The coffeehouse in Ximen, Taipei comprises of three floors where … Continue reading

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The Irrelevance of Certainty

“Nothing’s ever for sure, John. That’s the only sure thing I do know. ” -Charles, A Beautiful Mind (2001) My relentless pursuit toward rationality came after the end of my first relationship. It was a fierce reaction toward a fierce … Continue reading

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