Category Archives: Reflections

Khalil Gibran’s Song of Love XXIV

I don’t believe there is any one in this world who does not dream of love. Love fascinates. Love drives people crazy. Love is used as a trap for the unawary. Love sells. Love is in every pop song which describe its excitement, its … Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts on Father’s Day

I didn’t realize it was Father’s Day until I switched on the computer today. In fact, I read two blog pieces one yesterday and one this morning by fellow bloggers. One was rather sad. The other was rather happier. But both touched in one way … Continue reading

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A Bargain with the Devil

For the first time in 20 years, I got drunk. It was not a good feeling. I vomited on the pavement. To reward 5 of my young male staff for helping me with a case which involves the English translation of some … Continue reading

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The Age of Perplexed Parents

Parenting at the best of times has never been easy. But it was easier in the 1950s Hong Kong. At that time, parents were so busy working on the simple problem of trying to put together enough rice and vegetable … Continue reading

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What is Truth

The probelm of what is truth has been piquing the mind of thinking men from the moment that language was invented. Some think that the truth is independent of man  e.g. Plato and Aristotle and is somehow "out there" inhabiting … Continue reading

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The Rejuvenation of Confucianism

I have heard of the name of Tang Junyi for a long time but never really knew who he was. I learned last night that he was the founder of New Asia College, now part of the Chinese University of … Continue reading

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Plato on What is Good

Last week was heavy with court duties and deadlines. So it was with relief that I attended the second talk by the Hong Kong Society of Humanist Philosophy this season last night. It was a talk by Dr. Yip on what Plato … Continue reading

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