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Flight of the White Swans

“Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not,” Galileo Galilei As I sat across the tiny round table at the coffeehouse, I looked at Phaedrus … Continue reading

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The Confession

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing,” Edmund Burke My name is Alexander. I have lived for 23 years, 4 months and counting. Due to a dengue infection a week prior to … Continue reading

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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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