Why I’m thankful to be born today

Today ( 12.10) is my birthday, this is the day I turn 38. And today I would like to introduce two books: Enlightenment now, and Factfullness. Here are the two books that tell you the positive trends that your newspapers won’t tell you– that our lifespan is...

What Einstein can teach us about life

Einstein was my childhood hero. He is still my hero. From one thought experiment to another, he discovered one new law of physics after another. He fathomed the secret of the universe with his pure thoughts. It’s astounding and humbling to see how far this...

What is the purpose of your life?

Reading David Brooks latest book, The Second Mountain gives me a pause. The Second Mountain is available at Scribd, for Free 2 months (worth RM75) here. What is the purpose of life? From since young we have been told that we need to study hard, get a good job, become...

我看华人和犹太人的教育理念之差别

最近看了很多本亲子教育的书,最新一本是由刘清虔牧师写的《犹太人的亲子教育–让孩子赢在终点》. 犹太人亡国数千年,最近才复国,之前过着颠沛流离的生活。这样的一个民族,却能够在异邦保有自己的文化、传统、宗教;而在复国之后,在面对充满敌意的邻居,却还能够屹立不倒,无疑有值得我们学习的地方。 我之前看过的一本书《特别狠心特别爱》, 就是一个犹太妈妈写如何教育儿女成才的故事。看看犹太人写的教育的书,在对照一下咱们华人所写的教育的书,就可以看到其中的巨大差别来。华人重视教育,这点无需质疑,所以像《哈佛女孩》,...