Category Philosophy

The oxen and communism

Progress has always been an exciting topic for human being. As a curious creature, we tend to see things in a line: both backward and forward. Throwing a ball into the room, the dogs will run after it while a man will look for where it is from and heading to. For kids, the curiosity […]

Leadership in Asia: The Saints are marching out

Asian society will be better off without idolizing their leaders These are sad days in Vietnam, when millions are mourning for their national hero Vo Nguyen Giap, the mastermind behind Vietnam’s historic victories against colonial France and the United States, who passed away on October 4.  The “Red Napoleon,” as his enemies call him, was […]

Marx and his legacy (part 3): The myth of Marxist strong states

Marxism should not be an excuse for authoritarian states The rise and fall of Soviet bloc in 20th century, and the emerging authoritarian one-party rules in some Asian countries in early 21st century are usually linked to Marxist idea of “the dictatorship of proletariat.” As China claims to follow Marxism and Maoist thoughts, Vietnam claims […]

Marx and his legacy (part 2): the Proletarian Question

“The worldview of the Party imposed itself most successfully on people incapable of understanding it.” (George Orwell, 1984). Who moves the history forward? Marx’s historical materialism has so far argued well how inevitable a flawed system should be replaced by a more progressive one. Just as feudalism gave way for capitalism, capitalism will in the […]

Marx and his legacy (part 1): Communist society and human nature

 My personal sketches on Karl Marx and his thought People have been talking, discussing, disgusting, idolizing, criticizing and a lot of other “-ings” about Karl Marx since 19th century. Since a whole lifetime might be not enough to “scientifically” understand this terrific figure, and I have only a lifetime, I choose to approach him by […]

A Note From Abroad

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sailaway from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain

thôn Sấu

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nat chukim

'anh cứ như thế này, sẽ chẳng có người phụ nữ nào yêu anh đâu'

Nguyễn Huy Hoàng

the star is fading

Blog Chuyện Bâng Quơ

Muốn viết truyện hay phải liều viết truyện không hay trước đã.

Kim Dung/Kỳ Duyên

Yêu cần tri kỷ, viết cần tri âm

breathing & playing

mindfulness & yoga, food & health, culture & travel

Thanh Nguyên

Its my nest <3

Enrique Núñez Mussa, Journalist/Periodista

Work portfolio/Portafolio de trabajos

Notebook

Theory blog of a Marxist-Leninist writer.

Minh Thi's blog

pieces of me

Pawpaw's Traveling

Artwork Collection By Pawpaw... "Wherever you stand be the soul of that place." - Rumi

Le Minh Khai's SEAsian History Blog

Always rethinking the Southeast Asian past