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Bipolar

My child. Makes me mad as hell. Then looks at me, says, “sorry” with a look in his eyes that tells me he really means it. Hell no longer, I wonder what it was that I was so angry about.

Two Quotes from Søren Kierkegaard

I came across two quotes from Kierkegaard recently, from two very different sources. It was quite a coincidence, and I thought that it must have been a sign. Here’s the first, which funnily enough came from a book on IT leadership, called A Seat at the Table, by Mark Schwartz: If […]

The passionate introvert

This TED talk really surprised me. The content was great, but it was Brian Little’s delivery that really made me go “wow!” So many times during the talk it felt I wasn’t listening to him talk on the subject of “personality” but rather his grandchildren. His passion was evident, and […]

Deciphering Fake

This was supposed to be a post on radical transparency. But an article bashing radical transparency just left me feeling so outraged with its lies and misleading statements that I just spent the last four hours of my life writing this warning to all of us media-consumers out there: Don’t trust all […]

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

I finished reading the book The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera a couple of day’s back Loved it (mostly). It reminded me of what it was like to live a life that was lighter, not weighed down by expectations; que sera sera. Just thought I’d like to share a couple of […]

Memory

Just the other day I stood waiting to cross the street. As the cars passed in front of me I started thinking about how odd it’d be if one of these cars were to veer a little to the left. Maybe a crying child; maybe a bad day at work; […]

Echo chambers

“The difference is that the United States’ aims are to spread democracy and openness,” said the female interviewee, when asked by the BBC reporter on what the difference was between the US using “information warfare” vs. the Russians doing the same thing. (For context, this was a radio programme on […]