Please note that this essay was first written in 2013, and things might have changed since then. Not sure why I didn't upload it then, but a friend just told me he needs it published so he can cite it. Apparently doing it on a blog is fine. Abstract Religious situations and environmentalisms differ from … Continue reading Religious Environmentalism in Singapore: An Overview
You can download a copy of this essay for reference here. When the Rio+20 Earth Summit concluded with the rhetorically pleasing but weakly phrased document The Future We Want, many observers were disillusioned with the inability of these global multilateral meetings to get countries to decide in unison to enact changes of societal and environmental … Continue reading An Argument for Religious Environmentalism
Various churches under the LoveSingapore movement, most notably FCBC, have been making a clear stand against the repealing of Section 377A, on the grounds that the family as a 'basic building block' is threatened by 'homosexual activists'. Let's take a look at what Section 377A says: "Any male person who, in public or private, commits, … Continue reading A Christian Perspective On Why The Anti-Family Argument Against Section 377A Doesn’t Make Sense
Have you ever asked yourself what exactly a comic is? If you have, you'll realize the definition isn't as straightforward as it might seem at first. I wrote an essay tackling this subject for the same class I wrote a rhetorical analysis of Mere Christianity, a USP writing module. The full essay (with pictures!) can … Continue reading What are Comics?
An essay I wrote for a class last semester, where I did a rhetorical analysis of Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis. You can download it at the link below. Introduction: "A former atheist who was persuaded by his friend J.R.R. Tolkien to convert to Christianity, C.S. Lewis once gave a series of talks on BBC … Continue reading Exploring Rhetoric in Apologetics
I recently heard a sermon where the pastor advocated giving to the beggar who asks you for money on the street. It may be the right thing, morally, to give. But I pondered, based on my knowledge of beggars, that simply giving when you meet a beggar may not be the best thing to … Continue reading Giving to the Poor