Tag: Arrival

Unlearning own rules

It’s been months since I last read this, but I couldn’t stop thinking of the word ‘mental gear’ used in this article written by Arrival’s scriptwriter, Eric Heisserer: To acclimate myself, I socialized with linguists and physicists. I spent time around brilliant minds to hear how they talked to each other. And whether they were […]

Order requires effort

Been thinking a lot about mediocrity and stagnation these past few days — especially after the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo fiasco  — which seems to be a biennial event ? It seems that stagnation and disorderly would come in play the moment we let our attention slip (reminder: write about attention as economy). Murphy’s Law says so, “Anything […]