The problem is not the pursuit of equality but the bias against excellence that has accompanied it. – Daniel Singal, The Atlantic Monthly “So you think you gifted you very smart already la!” I vividly remember fuming at my lack of rebuttal to this scathing attack. I would sit in tears, thinking that it was […]
Also: Book of Mormon, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal It’s been a while since I did a diary-post. I had become too elitist for chronological recounts. But the awesomeness of today is worth being humble. The day had a pretty slow start. I languished in bed after replying texts regarding results, then dragged myself for a […]
There used to be a time when I thought to myself, if I just had one superpower – something cool like telekinesis or teleportation or telepathy or tele-someotherthing – I’d be perfectly happy and wouldn’t ask God for anything else in the world ever again. What happened to make my prayers so much more prosaic? Law School ‘Growing […]
… begins with Mass and prayer. It continues with a breakfast theological discussion about the Last Things at Macs. Then it has a little boardgaming. A Good Day has an afternoon of running around. A Perfect Day has an afternoon of running around in the rain, getting completely soaked and sliding in the mud to […]
LOOK WHAT CAME IN THE MAIL :D Ok so I went a little overboard with bookdepository.com. But I was bored :/ And I’m suffering from fiction-withdrawal. Which makes my book-buying-senses tingle. (Don’t ask me why my fiction-withdrawal led to buy even more non-fiction books ._.) UGH must get through this research-paper-week first.
This holiday has been awesome. I’ve read 8 books, watched 13 movies, written 5101 words and played too many hours of DotA. I’ve watched a movie on my own, cafe-hopped (and found a regular one to haunt), and been for many spontaneous ados. I told Simeon earlier this year that I envied his lifestyle. I […]