“Deceive your other self, deceive the world”: An anime review nobody asks for

I have been watching each episodes on the very day they were released every Thursday, and here is my two-cents. And worry not—anything spoiler-ish will be written in this font color, so this is also for you guys who are still considering whether to watch this series or not!

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Toleransi!

To·le·ran

/to·le·ran/

adjektiva

bersifat atau bersikap menenggang (menghargai, membiarkan, membolehkan) pendirian (pendapat, pandangan, kepercayaan, kebiasaan, kelakuan, dan sebagainya) yang berbeda atau bertentangan dengan pendirian sendiri

Mungkin, saya adalah orang yang paling intoleran sedunia.

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A very, merry un-birthday

Humpty Dumpty continued thoughtfully, as he crossed one knee over the other and clasped his hands round it, ‘they gave it me–for an un-birthday present.’

‘I beg your pardon?’ Alice said with a puzzled air.

‘I’m not offended,’ said Humpty Dumpty.

‘I mean, what IS an un-birthday present?’

‘A present given when it isn’t your birthday, of course.’

— Humpty Dumpty to Alice, in the book ‘Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There’

Twenty-two is such a confusing age.

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“I want to be a housewife!” and no, I’m not an antifeminist

House·wife

/ˈhousˌwīf/

noun

a married woman whose main occupation is caring for her family, managing household affairs, and doing housework.

“I want to be a housewife!”

I bet you all my current paychecks** that the most common what-if you hear in casual conversations with kids would be, “what do you want to be when you grow up?”

Their answers might vary—a pilot, soldier, policeman, chef, stewardess, astronaut, teacher, and, most of the time, a doctor. But as far as I am concerned, it would be very unlikely that the word ‘housewife’ was included in the long list.

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Pianoforte

Pi·an·o·forte 

/pēˌanōˈfôrtā/

noun

formal term for piano

Before we start, I’d like to disclose several things; I don’t have any professional credentials in music, neither have I received any proper training from a proper teacher. There might be inaccuracies in this post but you’ve been warned okay thanks for coming to my TED’s talk.

Taking my occassional Instagram Stories updates into consideration, it would be obvious enough that I’ve got great fondness towards this particular musical instrument. As for why, well, reasons are usually simple–as a kid, any musical instruments sans the melodica were foreign to me! Continue reading “Pianoforte”

Why a blog?

“Why do you write like you’re running out of time?”

— Aaron Burr to Alexander Hamilton, in Hamilton the Musical

Because by writing, you leave a piece of your thoughts behind–a footprint of your existence. Even when you die, your ideas live on. People may or may not read the words you’ve written, the measured cursive lines you’ve inscribed. But they will be there; shall anyone decide to find out what you were against or what you stood for, they will gradly provide your insights.

A piece of you live on long after you. You get to live on long after you.

…or, maybe I’m just in a dire need of another platform to write on! Continue reading “Why a blog?”

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