The Problem With Black Panther

One of the biggest crusades in the blockbuster film industry is to include “diversity”. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with diversity in classics like the Goonies, Ghostbusters, Night of the Living Dead or It’s a Wonderful Life, the modern films and TV shows all must include at least one “minority” character or face the critics calling […]

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The Greatest Weapon: Boycott

How does one achieve one’s goal of protest without incurring violence? The simplest way to answer this question is to start a boycott. Boycott is the abstension of purchasing, consuming or dealing with an entity that is against one’s integrity. Essentially, it provides an economic sanction against the entity, in which if the boycott is […]

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Whose Lives Matter?

It doesn’t matter whether you think Black Lives Matter, White Lives Matter, Brown Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, Purple Lives Matter or Any Lives Matter. The reality is that a life only matters when it has value, saying a life matter doesn’t magically make it valid. We can ask the regressive left if Adolf Hitler’s […]

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We Need Fake News

The concept of “fake news” isn’t really a new idea, we have seen media outlets like The Onion, Daily Show and Weekly World News running rampant in the past few decades. Other forms of “fake news” are hoaxes or propoganda like the famous “Fiji Mermaid” or the “Disappearing Blonde Gene”. But what is troubling now is that fake news […]

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The Limit of Freedom

Hedonism is a concept that has always fascinated me, in simple terms, hedonism means pleasure seeking. To the hedonists, pleasure or happiness has the highest value which shall be maximised against pain. Essentially, hedonists are individualist utilitarians who focuses on the self rather than a collective. So is there limit of pleasure seeking? In Objectivist terms […]

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