Facts: Why The British Denied Hong Kong Democracy

The biggest challenge for Hong Kong at the moment is not to overthrow the government, but to question the internal Confucian values that define Chinese culture, values that dictate the drive for absolute submission. ~Mikavelli~   (click embedded links for references) Many in the world have been informed about the Hong Kong protests by way … More Facts: Why The British Denied Hong Kong Democracy

Culture — The Antithesis of Honesty

Today, I argue that cultural conformity leads to human dishonesty. We have learned that restrictive cultures don’t encourage open communication between children and parents — children spend their lives lying to their parents in order to avoid consequences. This sets the notion that lies are acceptable because how our parents treat us is how we treat … More Culture — The Antithesis of Honesty

We Should Be Striving

We should be striving to stop just surviving and depriving ourselves from thriving in a future that’s arriving by holding back from reviving all we’ve been deriving from a world that was contriving… When we. should. be. striving. ~Mikavelli~