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Culture strongly affects our takes on issues. Our biases, at least partly, are influenced by our experience. We all have our own biases and that are not usually bad. In a free society, competition of ideas flourishes and that competition necessarily includes biases. What makes biases unacceptable however is when it involves coercion. All of […]

Astonished. Surprised. Shocked. Unexpected. A thesaurus has a spectrum of words to describe the result of the 2008 Malaysian general election. While the result delighted me, I wonder if the result would be as shocking as it was if we had freer press. In the run-up to March 8, the function of the mainstream media […]

According to several sources, the Prime Minister’s feet gave way at a function at Lumut. He however has denied such allegation: LUMUT, May 13 (Bernama ) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi denied rumours spread in the internet that he collapsed while attending a people feast and officating Dataran Hadhari at Teluk Batik, […]

[1109] Of free Kareem!

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