In these days of the Internet, it has become easier than ever to publicly shame someone. Of course, it is never acceptable to behave badly, but does it give others the right to shame these people on the Internet? Doesn’t such an act, in a way, constitute cyber bullying?
I was reading posts on my old blog and came across this entry that I’d made a couple of years ago and I thought the sentiments still held and the timing was right what with National Day being today, so I’m reposting it here. The radio was playing old national day songs like “Stand up…… Continue reading Musings on National Day
Recently a friend’s marriage took a hit – her husband had met his “soulmate” and wanted to be with her. Naturally, as her friends, we were all furious and incredulous that a person could be so irresponsible and self-centred. It got me thinking again about what marriage is all about and what it meant to…… Continue reading Marriage
In Singapore, there’s a loophole in the law that allows a man to escape punishment even if he is unequivocally guilty of rape – if he is married to his victim. Which is total bollocks. Rape is rape, regardless of context and situation. Entering into a marriage contract does not mean signing over your rights…… Continue reading No to Rape
Why do some people feel the need to ease their feeling of guilt by spilling their guts? I think that it’s extremely selfish for them to do that to the other person where the other party ends up bearing the burden too. Seriously, keep that guilt to yourself and choke on it if you must.…… Continue reading Passing on Guilt