You probably heard this quote at some graduation ceremony or some mid-life crises oh-no-what-I-am-doing-I-hate-my-life advice website, but before you declare it the greatest idea ever and start pro golfing or something, maybe the quote isn't as true as some people say it is.
Dr. Seuss is the latest author under fire for racist caricatures in his works. But we shouldn't censor them just because of that.
Besides burning them, what other more environmentally friendly (and potentially less hazardous in urban areas) options are there?
In light of the Trump-Kim Summit happening in Sentosa on June 12, The Guardian released a wonderful article talking about the "dark past" of the island. Of course, it's not the only island with a dark past.
These days, arts and sciences are worlds apart. But it never used to be this way. So what's the difference between art and science, and why are they different nowadays?
Over the years, there has been a growing disparity in profundity between children's books and children's shows. This is a problem. On screen, when we feed our young ones with inanity, we starve them of thoughtful entertainment and do them a disservice. But what can we do about it?
Why do people write fake news? And why do people keep trying to get attention via doing outrageous things on the Internet? While some people really are just nuts, for others, they do it for the lure of advertising revenue.
As students, we are told to build a theory, an argument, or a philosophy—and then, once we have an idea, to go find the facts to legitimise it. Is this a good idea?
This year, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won the Nobel Peace Prize. But given the state of nuclear tension between the U.S. and North Korea, is it even reasonable to award them the prize?
Does anybody remember how to do quadratics? Me neither, and I'm doing it right now. If school isn't about learning subjects to use in our future careers, what is is for?