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Author Archives: Lohcifer
Smartwatches? Thanks, but No Thanks!
I am eternally thankful to Alvin for gifting me with a pricey smartwatch two Christmases ago. It was a device that let me stay connected without constantly pulling out my cellular phone. It alerted me whenever I have received an … Continue reading
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What’s the Fuss?
Everyone’s talking about Everything Everywhere All at Once, described as absurdist comedy-drama film, starring Michelle Yeoh, 60-year-old ballet-trained actress from Malaysia. The film – which I didn’t enjoy – has been nominated for all kinds of shit, which surprised me. … Continue reading
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Why I Quit Clinical Work
Dear Therapist, When I married my husband, he had two adult children, and I had none. We both wanted to have a child together, but my husband had a vasectomy after his second child was born — too long ago … Continue reading
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But Money is Money
Financial Times recently disclosed that Oxford University continues to woo the Sackler family. The Sacklers (current wealth is said to exceed US$11 million) dump shitloads of money on Oxford, enough for them to enjoy naming rights to university buildings and … Continue reading
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Kids at Play
It’s 2023 not 2023BC but retarded adults are still infantizing issues and resorting to lawfare to get back at their adversaries. A sore loser in Singapore filed two lawsuits against a woman who refused to date him, alleging she caused … Continue reading
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Bleeding Hearts at it, Again!
The Parrot Society Singapore expressed concern after videos on social media showing a woman flicking a parrot – a green-cheeked conure – on its beak and feeding the bird her saliva. These were “dangerous and abusive acts,” said the society. … Continue reading
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Bowdlerizing Roald Dahl
The recent decision by publisher Puffin, in conjunction with The Roald Dahl Story Company, to make several hundred revisions to new editions of Roald Dahl’s novels is nothing short of censorship. The changes, recommended by “sensitivity readers” – whoever or … Continue reading
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Longtaitou on Er Yue Er
On, er yue er, the second day of the second month of the Chinese calendar – this past Tuesday – I’ve been asked if I’ve had a haircut. Apparently Chinese people call the day longtaitou day, ie the day when … Continue reading
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Bone or Bane?
Today God has considered me worthy of His grace to start another year of life in this land of the living. I’m filled with gratitude but I lament the fact that euthanasia is still not permitted here. Singaporeans are living … Continue reading
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If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?
A Swedish study on 59,000 men entitled The Plateauing of Cognitive Ability among Top Earners by sociologists Marc Keuschnigg, Arnout van de Rijt and Thijs Bol has shown that the brainiest people and the biggest earners are two largely separate … Continue reading
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