Category Miscellaneous

Legalising Drugs

In the late 18th century, the East India Company of the United Kingdom sold opium to China. This resulted in 2 opium wars and a corrupted empire on the brink of collapse, with the result of China being compelled to…

Lying Flat And Evolution

In 1859, Charles Darwin published a book called ‘On the Origin of Species’. It detailed the Theory of Evolution, of which natural selection is core of the theory. In short, all organisms evolve and fit into the environment in which…

Loyalty

Loyalty – something impressed upon us since young. Loyalty to the spouse, to the company and above all to the country. The Oxford dictionary defines the word ‘loyal’ as giving or showing firm and constant support or allegiance to a…

Revolutions

In 1989, Chinese university students started a protest in Tiananmen, right at the heart of the political centre of China in Beijing. They demanded for democracy and were swiftly clamped down by the military. In 2020, Hong Kong started a…