Share This: Wishful thinking: “a pattern that recurs in personal lives, in politics, in history – and in storytelling. When we embark on a course of action which is unconsciously driven by wishful thinking, all may seem to go … Read More
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Share This: During Trump and Xi Jinping’s talk, Trump “agreed at the request of President Xi to honour our ‘One China’ policy.” And so did today’s conversations between Trump and Xi Jinping started: giving face to China. One of … Read More
Share This: Some very weeks ago I took a bus to Tai O, a famous fishing village usually frequented by tourists and locals alike. As I was sitting down waiting for the bus to leave, a Western guy approached … Read More
Share This: Words are powerful. In Jewish tradition the action of naming is a divine activity restricted to the gods. When Adam is empowered by God to name the animals, they automatically become his own property: “replenish the earth, … Read More
Share This: [You can read the original text here. Used with permission] In the eyes of the Chinese people, the West is just like the comic strip above, published in 1988 in Sichuan: the British Secret Service agent James … Read More
Share This: [You can read the original post here. Used with permission] I have watched again “Self-immolator”, one of the shorts from the Hong Kong movie “Ten Years”. The first time I watched it, the final revelation about who committed … Read More