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Should We Beware Humanity’s Collective Capacity Reaching Critical Mass?

By OOI KEE BENG Editorial in Penang Monthly, October 2016. Man’s discoveries and inventions revolutionise him. That is a truism. The conquest of fire altered how and what we eat; the invention of the wheel changed how we travel and how we construct machines; the discovery of germs increased human population as new modes of … Continue reading

Literally peaking (PEM Editorial May 2011)

INDEED, becoming literate used to be one of the best career moves anyone could make. In ancient China for example, extended families would concentrate their resources to make the smartest kid amongst them as literate in the classics as he – not she – could be. That way, he might pass the imperial exams, become … Continue reading