Writing


Index

Here are the titles of my writing thus far, in chronological order:


  • Proxies

    Can you recall the last time you counted something? Instead of intuiting our way around the world, we rely on some form of measurement when we deliberate our choices, especially if they are of particular significance. We may weigh the pros and cons to make a personal life decision. In a business setting, managers may…

  • Obsolescence

    2020 is the first year that I got a taste of what chronic pain and decline might feel like. The year was riddled with injury, first my shoulder, then my upper back, and more recently my lower right hip. It is no wonder that for thousands of years, people have yearned for an existence beyond…

  • 30-30 project

    I am turning 30. Writing is one of those things that I have been wanting to do for some time, but have never found enough willpower or courage to do. I have always had the habit of taking short notes on Google Keep; I have the intention to turn them into longer essays but have…

  • Breathing Room

    This essay was written for an undergraduate philosophy class called “Meaning of Life” in the spring of 2014. The lecturer was Prof. James Yess. Since Nietzsche proclaimed in 1882 that “God is Dead”, we have seen the demise of Christianity and theism in general, especially within the study of philosophy. The de facto worldview currently…

  • Borrowed Time

    This essay was written for an undergraduate philosophy class called “Philosophy of Death” in the fall of 2013. The lecturer was Prof. Donald Keefer. In everyday situations, human beings are forced to make decisions based on a set of non-conscious beliefs and value systems. These form part of one’s intuition in dealing with immediate, urgent…