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

Simply Relatable, or Simple Relationships?

In your search for the relatable, do not forget to build relationships. (This one was inspired by a reflective conversation with my father in the last month.) An issue has been spanning across the nations, across the generations. What is this “issue”? It is that people have become more invested in finding “relatables” rather than … More Simply Relatable, or Simple Relationships?

Colonialism in The Mask of Globalisation

In this era, colonialism is understood as a historical paradigm, almost non-existent today. Or is it? By definition, colonialism is the the increase, imposition and support of one country (predominantly Western – in history) that influences culture and language. Globalisation, however, is defined as having the spread and assimilation of combined cultures and languages. By these definitions, colonialism may not be … More Colonialism in The Mask of Globalisation

Analysis on the Umbrella Revolution

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