Reading the bible is as easy as … pretending that it’s easy to read.

Transcript (starting from 1m0s): //start Trying to study the bible without knowing the original languages is like trying to play Beethoven on a mouth organ. I mean—it’s just not going to be hugel– you may be able to get something-of-a-tune, but it won’t actually be what the guy had in mind. And it’s really worrying … Continue reading Reading the bible is as easy as … pretending that it’s easy to read.

Does Singapore deserve credit for Joseph Schooling’s Olympic Gold medal?

The truth is that globalisation means that the success of any individual cannot easily be attributed to any one country alone. All kinds of factors were in Joseph Schooling’s favour, for him to have achieved such spectacular success (relative to his fellow competitors). E.g. the research conducted by scientists (non-Singaporean) that his parents / coaches … Continue reading Does Singapore deserve credit for Joseph Schooling’s Olympic Gold medal?