Category Archives: Philosophy

Some random thoughts on ChuangTzu 莊子雜談

Friday night is almost the end of the week. Sometimes, I would feel so exhausted that I would really prefer not to do anything except to have dinner with my wine and dine friends and just spend the evening chit-chatting about nothing … Continue reading

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What is Real

What is real? What is unreal? What is objective? What is subjective?  What is appearance? What is reality? What is an image of reality? What is a reflection of reality? Can we ever access reality? Or are we confined to … Continue reading

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Mating Women

When we travel on the MTR, we find that the walls at the entrances, corridors, arrival and departure halls and the station platforms and even the insides of train compartments are all lined with big and small advertisements. Prominent amongst them in nearly all of … Continue reading

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From Data to Conclusion: Fact to Opinion

Politicians, policy makers, advertising men daily bombard us with their opinion on what is good and what is not, what should be done and what should not be and what is to our advantage and what is not. In doing … Continue reading

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Why Believe

As long as we live, we have to believe in something or other. Yet hardly a day passes by without our witnessing ourselves disagreeing with our fellow men on one issue or another. John may think the movie Entering The Void so exciting that … Continue reading

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The Paradoxical Wisdom of LaoTse

In the previous blogs on LaoTse, I tried to elucidate a little of what I understand to be his concept of the Tao and how the Tao manifests itself in various situations. In this blog, I shall cite further examples what LaoTse … Continue reading

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The Tao of LaoTse. 3

I have dealt with origin and the nature of the Tao in LaoTse and what may be termed its manifestation generally in the two previous blogs. In this one, I shall try to find out what LaoTse has found out … Continue reading

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