Category Archives for Thoughts

Reading is a cyclical evolution

Riding any kind of public transportation in Jakarta has been more interesting now than in the past decade. Even in the most filth-ridden metro minis, you will find a couple of worn-out office workers brandishing their shiny tablets without the … Continue reading

30. October 2014 by Kevin Aditya
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Bad psyche

Last month was the first time I didn’t write anything up here, and it’s not like the month before that I have anything notable to say either. Today is nearing the end of October and I am still in the … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized | 1 comment

The child

You step into life. You roar, you cry. You grab things to try to make sense. You see and visualize. Your cells gulp and gain and thrive to be larger than whatever preceded you. You skip through food and take … Continue reading

22. April 2013 by Kevin Aditya
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Gridlock

On the second rainy evening of the week, I stared into the drips in the window as they reflect the glow of hundreds of cars  going the other way, not really going, merely rolling a few inches at a time. … Continue reading

16. January 2013 by Kevin Aditya
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Satiate

There are two kinds of people, as the old saying goes: those who live to eat, and those who eat to live. Since when I was a little boy, I always have the problem of gaining weight, no matter how … Continue reading

29. October 2012 by Kevin Aditya
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Mendacity

Tell me your truth. Truth can be positioned as the basic trait of the universe, and mankind manipulates social interaction to get around it. The fact that we are out for our personal gain is undeniable. Through bending truth around … Continue reading

21. August 2012 by Kevin Aditya
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Indolence

To move from a static position requires bigger effort than to simply accelerate when the object is already in motion. Bigger effort does not mean the subject have to exert huge power to kick start the motion, though. Small but … Continue reading

30. April 2012 by Kevin Aditya
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Dimensions

Dreams. Literal dreams, the ones you get in your sleep. Or perhaps in your half-sleep? As of lately, my dreams keep interfering with the reality, at night, in the middle of the day, anytime. The state where you drift off … Continue reading

10. April 2012 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Personal, Thoughts | 4 comments

Danse macabre

The start of a year couldn’t be any bleaker: Death is suddenly found in more places than ever, from fatal rafting accident to untimely twentysomething heart attack to massive auto collision to the mortal end of slow illnesses. Each of … Continue reading

12. February 2012 by Kevin Aditya
Categories: Thoughts | 470 comments

Reverie of the civilization

“I sometimes think, how is anyone ever gonna come up with a book, or a painting, or a symphony, or a sculpture that can compete with a great city. You can’t. Because you look around, and every street, every boulevard, … Continue reading

26. December 2011 by Kevin Aditya
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