Saturday, April 12, 2008

Live to Love

LOVE...what does this mean to us??? most of us think of girlfriends/boyfriends or even your spouse or our family when we hear the word LOVE.... what we do not understand is that we must not only love people we WANT to love but to also love everyone that deserve our love( and that does mean everyone on the face of our planet called earth) will not be satisfying if we only love the people we want to love and if we only get the love of people that want to show us love!!! This world that we live in now is filled with hatred and suffering... almost everyday we read about some fellow human as ourselfs getting murdered,killed,raped or whatever other evil acts this cruel world can think of... the main cause of the suffering is the lack of love in the world we live in now...there is more hatred than love in the world we live in now... people nowadays do not care much about the suffering the people around them... yes, we may feel sorry or sad when we see a young orphan or a beggar in the streets but what do we really do to alleviate their sufferings??? we must ask ourselves this question... the simple remedy to all of the problem on earth is LOVE... we should start by showing love to our family then to our friends and then to strangers... saying I LOVE YOU doesnt mean a thing if you do not show it

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The exam oriented nation

I know many people will agree with me when i say that exams have( may i say ) damaged our way of life. Yes i do agree that exams has it benefits, however i feel that we(mainly refering to asians) have got ourselves very obsesed in getting the best possible result we can obtain. Personally I don't really see the big deal about getting straight A's or getting the top student award. I know there is that feeling of joy and pride when u get a result slip with all A's but that feeling may last for only a day or maybe 2. I feel that there are much better things in life that can bring us joy. I feel that the exam orientated lifestyle only constricts our creative mind. We only know what we know from the books. Most of us only memorise several thick books and then vomits out what they have learned during their exams. I don't consider these people(including me) to be smart. My definition of a smart person is a person who can think analytically and creatively-a person who can use what they have learnt and try to make something out of it. A person who will ask WHY and HOW and not only says YES. So i advice you people to not only commit your life to your studies and get your creative juices rolling.