Virginia Tech massacre

Cho Seung Hui is a name that will go down in the annals of history. It is the first time an Asian shot to notoriety the way he did, blasting his way through 5 rounds of ammo, killing 5 professors and another 27 students. One of them was a holocaust survivor named Liviu Librescu, an … Continue reading

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From the International Herald Tribune: article on Singapore ministers’ pay rise.

Fear not

James Joyce depresses me. I am reading his Portrait of a Young Man as an Artist and he details the conversion of a young man to Catholicism. From a youth who had unbridled lust and resorted to prostitutes to satiate this lust, he became most pious and devout. A conversion almost miraculous in its transformation … Continue reading