What is the Umbrella Revolution? The Umbrella Revolution is a revolutionary protest organized by students, educators and civilians around Hong Kong to fight for democracy. The name was coined during the final weekend of September in response to the publically deemed “excessive force” exercised by the police when they launched tear gas at unarmed civilians. … More Analysis on the Umbrella Revolution
Translation of the popular song going around Hong Kong about the Umbrella Revolution. Please watch the video, even if you don’t understand the lyrics. This accurately depicts what HKers are going through here. It gives a real feel for the unity and solidarity that Hong Kong is using to shield themselves. I translated the contextual … More United We Raise Our Umbrellas
Spent the afternoon walking around the Hong Kong Island scene today. Here are some highlights of what the Internet can’t really show you. Parts of the protest you simply have to be there to experience. The atmosphere was peaceful and calm, quite surreal in the sense that there was so much energy and passion, yet … More National Day at The Umbrella Revolution
In light of the Umbrella Revolution which started on Friday night, September 26th, 2014, an anthem has been spreading around the networks of Hong Kong. The lyrics are really powerful, and I’ve taken the liberty to translate them to the best of my understanding. If there are any errors, feel free to comment. I will … More Do You Hear The People?
The Umbrella Revolution: How Hong Kong defends itself against itself against its own government. No looting, no burglaries, no fires, no stepping on grass, and no unfinished homework. And how do we plan to win? With love, peace and good morals. The Umbrella Revolution of Hong Kong, 2014. Hong Kong’s passionate and unrelenting fight for … More The Umbrella Revolution
Even towards every allusion I’ve been in love with’cause the heart that portrays itself willinglyIs like a nation that trades freedom for stabilityIts so seductive to be cold and corrupted and isolated and try to be an independent republicBut liberty to be loved on the surface is worthlessThe sacrifice of revolution with no purpose ~Immortal … More Live Each Day As If It’s Your Last
In light of a sudden increase in gay-marriage debates, much of Western society has become actively aware of the controversies surrounding the future of mankind. Each argument posed by the Panel is easily traced back to its Christian origins – or so the basis of today’s Western law. However, with an increase in religious curiosity … More A Common Misconception in Homosexuality and Christianity