Tagged: Social Deviant

Quirky self-presentation

Do You Talk to Yourself, to Others?

I am only a decent Sociology student. Triggered, my friends. They either knit their eyebrows, or they angry emoji me. “Why so humble?” or “Don’t nonsense!” But I wasn’t kidding or angling for compliments. Here’s the ambiguity that ever complicates social life: Is one speaking to the other, or is...

Social Deviant: Dabbing Physics Teacher in Singapore

Textbook that’s heavy. Paper that’s light. Now, paper on top of textbook; let’s try this. One, two – and three! Plop goes the textbook – and paper. Pop goes my heart, because the Physics teacher then does something none of my ex-teachers are likely to have done… heck, most students couldn’t...

A Sociological Empath

FB “1 Like” Specialist

Not about Liking your own posts and having no one else do the same. I have well-connected (liberal with Add Friend button) younger cousins who easily garner hundreds of Likes and the wrath of my silent envy. These are people for whom the inverse relationship between no. of posts and no. of Likes...

A Sociological Empath

Are You Proud to be a Singaporean?

Steph Micayle. She has become all the buzz this new year. Her unrestrained criticism of Singapore has garnered much attention and stirred passionate discussion. Her viral video has received many thumbs up. Yet, many others are also concerned. Some bloggers gave witty responses; one of them even critiqued the video...

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