Showing posts from May, 2008

The Power of Interaction

Before the start of a Pandemic lockdown in Malaysia that began on 18 March 2020   The above photos were all taken at Blue Boy Mansion except the bottom right as my 2nd daughter was expecting her 2nd child and did not fly the distance from US. The 3 pics were taken within a couple of months before the Pandemic hit the whole country not forgetting the world! My 2nd grand daughter is seen in the photo taken after she was born in April of 2020. The borders soon all became closed and I would lose physical contact with my close family members. How did I feel in my heart, mind and soul? In the period of less than two years since the lockdown, strangely I considered myself to be in the busiest time of my life! Why so? Listen to this latest online opportunity I had to express myself. I spoke from my heart mainly as my mind was fuzzy about years or figures. It was an impromptu dialogue, not a prepared speech. I was fully 'Interacting' with the host, highlighting the power of 'Intera

The Power of Reason

This 'The Thinker' statue by Rodin is a good introduction to the human brain or mind which is also seen in a video at the end of 'The Power of Interaction' journal. The Power of Reason helped me achieve the following: I call it today as 'Objective Reasoning', a path of Academia I was well prepared for as one born in the 50s. I just had to memorize all that was taught to me, according to a set of published curriculum, to be able to answer questions posed to me in the official examinations.  I basically fulfilled what my Father desired from education as he himself, coming from a poor financial background, climbed his way up through Academia with scholarships to study in the United Kingdom and later to Holland for an advance course in photogrammetric engineering. Being born in 1921 in the era of British Malaya, he became the father of 5 boys where he knew how to guide them through the education system that he was well versed but maybe didn't have to worry abou