Jack Nicholson’s character in ‘The Shining’ immortalized the old adage: “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” The proverb describes the importance of having a respite from strenuous activity or risk ruining oneself. If we hold that to be true, can we assume that having too much rest can pose negative consequences […]Read More Too Much Rest?
It’s been seven years now since Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the President of the Philippines, has been seated in power. And its been that long that she’s taking rants and being bashed by her critics. I’m not much of a fan of Mrs. Arroyo, but I’d rather have her stay seated in power until 2010. Actually, most […]Read More Arrogant Manila
Bhutan, a country more isolated than North Korea, is finally getting modernization. The country which requires both locals and tourists to wear the national costume still uses 19th century equipment for its services, such as typewriters for computers and donkeys for trading. Although it is a 3rd world nation, lack of funds isn’t the reason […]Read More Being Practical: Modernization in Bhutan