Being LOUD!

Being LOUD!

I might have been too loud. I caused, and probably will still cause, tension to arise.

Today, I get into a debate – I would call it a discussion, if the tone had been unassuming and non-judging – over Facebook France Filter. I was trying to say that people who use the filter shouldn’t be seen merely as people who only take advantages (read: creating a pretentious image) of the tragedy (of themselves), but also as people who, at least, learn about the tragedy (through the social media). Despite the fact that some prior tragedies were not covered and that some will go back to their original standing after some time passes, it can be seen as a starting step to break our current habits (and who knows some stuck with it).

Last week, I was in a meeting with friends. I understood that the intention behind the meeting was good, but I felt wrong about the reasoning. And there, I spilled it out. And, just a few days ago, I argue that joke about racism is not to be taken too lightly.

 

(All right, you caught me! I’m going to stop talking about myself from this point!)

 

The thing that I want to share is that conflicting emotions, uncomfortable situations will happen in our life, be it in our home, at our work, with our friends, etc.

Now, what should someone do about it?
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The Dilemma of Being in A Group


Just because it’s what’s done, doesn’t mean it’s what should be done.

She was in an all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ restaurant that serves ready-to-eat food (bibimbap, ramyun, bulgogi, etc.) and self-cook food (raw beef, satay, cuttlefish, etc.). With her were some of her colleagues.

Since they arrived a minute later than the appointed reservation time, they were put in waiting list. They have to wait for 15 minutes, but it’s ok as they had traveled quite far to this place. At last they got directed to an empty table for 10 (it was a set of tables put together).

Arrived at the table, she knew right away that they would not fit in the 10-person table. 14 were just too many! 40% overloaded?

But still they sit on that table. Continue reading “The Dilemma of Being in A Group”