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Challenging our own assumptions

2, 4, 8. These numbers follow a rule. Can you tell me what the rule is I have in mind?

Veritasium is the creator behind this wonderful little video. I love browsing through his stuff because he challenges common ideas and comes up with (alternative) logical explanations. He’s a truth seeker and in my eyes, a scientist.

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Dust to Dust

All your acting / Your thin disguise / All your perfectly delivered lines / They don’t fool me / You’ve been lonely / Too long

Our image of romantic love evolves. I used to want the all encompassing, drama-filled, crazy can’t-live-without-you love. As I got older Continue reading

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Beyond the seas and skies – by Beyond

I grew up not appreciating Cantonese pop (Canto pop). Lyrics were cheesy, melodies repetitive, MTVs tacky.

Not Beyond’s songs. They’re timeless. The content dreamy, encouraging, brave. 海闊天空 (Beyond the seas and skies) is a song played often during the protests. I’m filled with an equal rush of hope, sadness and energy when I hear it. If you grew up in Hong Kong, if you know this song, upon hearing 海闊天空 you too may uncontrollably mumble along.

 

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