The status of Islam and the special position of Malays in Malaysia are more defensible than threatened. So why were these people protesting?
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Following-up from my recent article on the Lynas issue, I noticed, especially in the comments section, a lot of criticism on issues I have covered before. Soon after, I read the letter signed by quite a number of CSOs led by Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas concerning their apprehension towards toxic wastes, going … Continue reading Confusing Environmentalists
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Kuala Lumpur saw hundreds of people gathering for the annual Women’s March over the weekend and, predictably enough, this led to some derision on the part of the masses due to certain perceived abhorrent acts. In this article, I shall try to bring some enlightenment, but one must bear in mind that … Continue reading Understanding the Women’s March
by Arveent Kathirtchelvan I like Mr. Rogers. It’s hard not to like such a genuinely good person, even if I haven’t really watched a proper episode of his show, Mr. Rogers’ Neighbourhood. Every child should watch it, in my opinion, and I look forward to one day owning the box set. But I recently watched … Continue reading Receiving Rhetoric
written by an Anonymous Bat My father has been reading his Bhuddist mantras every morning for a decade. He tells me to think of positive things and to put our egos aside. He is friendly and laughs a lot in social functions and plays well with little children. He is helpful and self-sacrificial to a … Continue reading My Father Speaks Violence
by Arveent Kathirtchelvan After careful consideration, I have decided against lashing out at YB Wong Tack’s article and take the route of diplomacy instead. There were parts of my previous article that were admittedly flawed due to heightened emotions but I am willing to be quieter now in reply. I apologise for my earlier brusque … Continue reading My Reply to YB Wong Tack
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Dearest Minister, I read your reply to Lynas employees and can’t say I am not dismayed. I write this as one of the only voices in support of Lynas as your government, with specific respect to your ministry, seems unwilling to budge on any issue with regards to heavy metal processing and … Continue reading My Reply to Yeo Bee Yin’s Reply To Lynas