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Rambling during COVID-19

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In Singapore

In Kuala Lumpur


Below is a graphical representation of the tripartite nature of my Consciousness:

First there is my Body (EQ) important for relationships or feelings

WEI is the acronym I use to represent my strength in "Western Eastern Interaction" relating to people of both worlds

Second is my Mind (IQ) important for reasoning or logic

CHI is the acronym I use to represent my strength in "Computer Human Interaction" relating to algorithms

Third is my Spirit (SQ) important for faith or openness

SHI is the acronym I use to represent my strength in "Spirit Human Interaction" relating to divinity

I use the word 'interaction' as found in physics where the fundamental interactions, also known as fundamental forces, are the interactions that do not appear to be reducible to more basic interactions. There are four fundamental forces at work in the universe: the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force, and the gravitational force. They work over different ranges and have different strengths. Gravity is the weakest but it has an infinite range. (REF)

I acquired very good Western Eastern Interaction(WEI) experience, having been born in Malaya just after independence from the British to have travelled frequently between both worlds. With my  Computer Human Interaction(CHI) skillset, I have been able to keep up with technology and the fast growing information that comes with it. Last but not least, I'm grateful for the wonderful years of Spirit Human Interaction(SHI) as a priesthood holder in my faith and my interaction with many people of different faith and religions, to appreciate more of what we have in common than our differences.

Faith(spirit) is a personal thing that one should be able to freely choose for himself or herself.  Now this may make more sense only to countries that accept democracy(mind) as the basis of the type of government preferred. Old totalitarian government or regimes still exist of course who prefer to rule by compulsion.(body)  We know from history that Russia gave up Communism and China according to my scholar friend from China prefer to use the term Communalism as their new goal. Meaning one giant CPC working efficiently to earn max revenue to share with all the communities in China.

However my feedback is that they failed to change the spelling of C in CPC Communist Party of China so perhaps it is a mistake in rebranding by someone. Religion(Spirit) isn't something they favor due to the worry that religious leaders may turn their followers against the CPC political leaders.  It's all very psychological which explains why I created this website to help increase the awareness or consciousness of Man and his World. 

Listen to this view of a well educated American, Cyrus Janssen, who explains logically why Communism is more advantageous to China than the US system of democracy. However the view by Thorsten J. Pattberg, a German philologist and cultural critic from Peking University seem to differ. Both seems to have opposite views of the same country. How is that so?

I reflected on this and am reminded about the difference between two English words of "Belief" and "Faith" I had always thought they meant the same until... I read Alan Watts's book entitled "The Wisdom of Insecurity" to learn this: "Belief is more closed as the believer is open to the truth only if it fits in with his preconceived ideas and wishes. Faith, on the other hand, is an unreserved opening of the mind to truth, whatever it may turn out to be. Faith has no preconceptions, it is a plunge to the unknown. Belief clings but faith lets go. In this sense of the word, faith is the essential virtue of science, and likewise of any religion that is not based on self-deception." In a postdated event about a year later from starting this page, I chanced to refer back to my spiritual journal of over 40 years ago to realize I did use the correct meaning of faith as explained by Alan Watts.

My talk at a Church Zoom Meeting

One can read more on the basic teachings of Christ atonement here or listen to a deeper talk with relevant scriptures shared on the atonement here.

In writing my journals for just over 40 years, starting from paper originally to converting them online over time, I have created the following content that are regularly being updated:

Click here to know why writing journals has 83 benefits for your life from Positive Psychology. Here is about the psychology behind journaling. 

My early journals started with scrapbooks with pasted photographs and short captions when I was a kid. It advanced to using printed diaries given to me by my father as I got older with only short notes of events to be remembered.

When I progressed in formal education from elementary school to middle school and beyond, writing notes in what were called "exercise books" those days became a good habit for me. It helped me focus on what the teacher was teaching to be able to write there and then my impressions of what I understood. If I was not clear or did not understand what was explained, I wasn't afraid to ask a question to the teacher by first raising my hand. Good teachers are the ones who know how to answer my questions based on the level of my knowledge or education up to that point in time. 

I achieved well in my school exams that gave me an entitlement to be put into the harder to join Science stream that would better prepare a student to qualify to be a doctor, engineer or architect etc. These were considered to be the desired professional occupations with higher salaries as a legacy left behind by the traditionally conservative British Empire that once ruled the world including Malaya. My father started off very poor in Penang Malaysia with no inheritance from his father who was the 1st generation child who inherited untold wealth from my great-grand father. My father never informed me of his father or ancestry nor that he had many wives spread out between China, Indonesia and Malaysia. I only learned more after he passed away by interacting with my oldest sister who was raised by my grandmother in Penang.

As my father aged and I was myself no longer a young man, reaching half a century old, I had a most memorable conversation with my father in the year 2008 on Father's Day when he was 87 shared in this profound journal. Why profound is because I laid out my life before him that was recorded in my journal which I could reflect on today in the year 2021. I was inspired to read the writings of James Allen that had a link under his name to lead to his most famous work, "As a Man Thinketh". The original link was here that I had read a few times to find the English text a little challenging to require me to read it over a few times in order to understand it more fully. To help me understand the 7 chapters of text more fully, I found a voice recording of the book here so that I could repeat listening to it's content more easily even in bed at night instead of reading it repeatedly. With my knowledge of technology, I decided to create a new online site containing all the 7 chapters that was readable on the phone as well as the computer with an audio link added added at the end of the online book.

After I finished the new post, I was inspired to create the next one after I realized that being one who completed life with sound education of a Man who Thinketh, I realized I was also a Man who Seeketh who advanced in life with sound experience. This was possible as I became a Man who Doeth as well.


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