Conversation: From Milan Kundera to Morality

Three is a charm. Recently I finished reading Milan Kundera's masterpiece <The Unbearable Lightness of Being> for the third time. The first time I read it I was in middle school. By then I understood absolutely nothing. I don't remember if I finished reading, but I remember saying '什么玩意乱七八糟的!(WTF was that!)' The second time was… Continue reading Conversation: From Milan Kundera to Morality


这些与我不相干的人们,总是徘徊在我的脑海,让我思考,关于世界,关于人性,关于生命。许许多多这样的人,静止在我的单行道上,也静止在所有其他活着的人的路上。我走过他们,记住他们,并让他们指导我的思维,我的行动。我从未停下脚步,就像时间一样。点击图片阅读全文。Click the picture to

Democritus and Modern Society

Humans never learn. We see history repeats itself. We see people making old mistakes over and over again instead of making new ones. Here's an excerpt from <The Anatomy of Melancholy>. See how similar the modern society is to the ancient society Democritus laughed about! … Their towns and provinces mere factions, rich against poor,… Continue reading Democritus and Modern Society