Kaki tak terayun, tak perlulah mulut berbuih

Mengayunkan kaki dan mengangkat tangan memang lebih menghabiskan energi ketimbang membuka mulut. Saya pikir inilah mengapa sehari-hari kita lebih mudah berpolemik dan beradu kata, daripada beradu langkah menyelesaikan masalah. Coba lihat dalam sebulan terakhir, kita melihat media massa dan media sosial dipenuhi dengan polemik kata-kata. Setidaknya ada tiga yang saya catat, yaitu kampanye hitam pra […]

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Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist is a name of a cafe in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood.  It was one of my favorite places in that rainy city. Zeitgeist, is also a word that means the spirit of the age.  There is even a global movement with zeitgeist as its name. But, I see it more as an interesting word. […]

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Are you sure?

Q: How can you be sure that this is the kind of work I want to do? A: No, I don’t. But I’m sure that I will find out along the way. That way I will know for sure, and it’s far better than just wondering about it.

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