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Sunday, 30 December 2012

Your skirt is too short, I RAPE YOU!!!

The world was shocked, yet again, on the news of a medical student in India, brutally raped by 6 men, the internal injuries which had led her to her demise, just yesterday.

Rape is rape,regardless whether it befalls unto a medical student,a child or prostitutes. There should not be any difference in how we, the society treat them or the degree of which we should feel appalled by this despicable crime. Is there any justification to why media should give priority coverage to a medical student raped as compared to a prostitute suffering from the same fate?

Rape is when a woman say "NO" to sex, regardless of what the event was leading to that word "NO". The sooner the society realizes this, the closer we are to tackling the problem of rape. As a medical doctor, in the past, I had handled a few if not too many rape cases. The very sad part is, those rape cases involved children from the age of 7 years old to 16 years old. I did my part to see the victim be comforted with not only medical attention, but more importantly, with empathy and justice, emotionally and psychologically. A victim of rape need to be told and convinced that what had happened to her is NOT HER FAULT, despite the society's habit of insisting that it is for some cases. Rape is not just about sex, but the power to execute sex. Rapists thrive on the power they feel within, the sexual gratification they obtained through hurting, through forcing their victims in a power display.

Whilst rapists have the excuse to rape simply because they have a disease of the mind, what is the excuse of the society for condoning such act, without realizing we are condoning it? What is the excuse of society for enabling rapists? How exactly we enable rapists? With or without intention, we do it by victimizing the victims. How can we punish the rapists when rape is not seen as a crime when conducted upon women who allegedly instigate rape?

How can we look the rapists in the eye and tell them that they are the scum of the earth when at the same time we encourage them or enable them by saying their victims deserved to be raped because they either look sexy or act provocatively, ergo deserved to be raped. I remember one case of an 8 year old child who was raped by her own maternal uncle, who appeared in court along with her grandmother (mother to the rapist) and her mother sometime about a few years after the incident of reporting the rape. I remember asking her grandmother and mother how the child victim was doing and the answer I got from the grandmother was, "She's fine. There is nothing wrong with her. she's not even pregnant". Grandma's answer had left me mute for what felt like a whole minute which is too long a time since everyone who knows me knows that getting me to shut up is THE problem. I had never in my life felt so disgusted with a statement and this saw my jaw dropped,pupils dilated as I just got up there and then, and walked off without saying anything. I did not thing any words were needed for what I lacked in words, my utterly disgusted facial expression had managed to fill up that void.

This is our society today. This was our society yesterday. How sad is it to acknowledge that despite all that so called modernization, the rising sky scrapers, the infrastructure, the technology, we as a human being had failed to keep up with material development. Our gadgets are ahead of us in development.

We allow the rapist get away with crime and instead concentrate on victimizing the victims.  What does this make us, as a society? What if one of our family member got raped? Will we only then learn some empathy or will we blame our beloved ones for being raped?

And do listen to this video.


What is Nik Aziz trying to say? That if I find his face disturbing to my sight, that I have the right to bash his face inside out? Is he saying by him dressing up in that attire, it makes me uncomfortable and just looking at him makes me feel hot, and not in a good way, rather more in a "is this an early menopausal heat flash?" kind of hot, that I deserve the mandate to rip his clothes apart so that I will feel cooler in temperature as I see less clothing on him? Or am I justified to burn his head attire simply because I feel the need to listen to the gush of blood rushing into the impinged blood vessels to his brains and call the whole deed as brain resuscitation?  Am I justified to bash Ibrahim Ali's face simply because to me, he looks like a toad and that his face is as ugly as the farts he produces through his mouth which he claims to be statements? Or do I attain the right to shave Samy Vellu's hair simply because fake stuff disturbs me?  Or do I get to squeeze Rosie's face just because I suspect that she had a bad botox job done and I had to do something in order to save her face from the lack of the ability to smile?  (Call it face resuscitation)

For something that is not even in the Quran, hence not mandated by God, Nik Aziz is encouraging men to rape women who do not "tutup aurat".  (Read HERE for details of aurat/tudung/hijab or click on  I wonder what next?  Will he preach women to rape women next?

Is Nik Aziz saying that the rape victims I and many more people who handled their cases who comprises sadly of children who had not even attain puberty let alone gain secondary sexual appearances, deserved to be raped simply because something about the victims instigated a compelling desire to accommodate certain feelings and it justifies them to act on this feeling, regardless of the damage done to the victims?

I realize that this video is aged about 2 years ago and the fact that this is circulating again involves political motives. But really,put aside politics, what exactly does he expect when he said something like this. Does he expect people to forget? I have problems even forgiving him for saying such irresponsible things that showed how much lack of empathy he has for women and the rape victims And what about the rape victims? Haven't they suffered enough, that you feel the need make them feel shittier by saying whatever happened to them was their own doing?

It is because of the people like Nik Aziz, who claims to be the spiritual leader that many raped victim had failed to come forward to file report against rape crimes inflicted unto them.  How is enabling rapist by victimizing rape victims be good to anyone's spirit?

The real scary issue is not what Nik Aziz says, rather the support he gets from saying this.  This is totally disturbing.  Listen to the background cheering in the video...and these are just men in this particular video...

When?  When will our society realize that rape is a crime no matter what instigated it.  That the rapist is the real McCoy and that we should start chasing after them instead of going all out to rub salt on the wound of rape victims?

When are Muslim women going to realize that covering the so called illusive "aurat" is NOT the solution to stopping rape?  Did putting women in their hijabs until only the eyes can be seen stopped prostitution industry in the Arab countries? Does this stop women from being raped regardless of the hijab they are clad in?

In a case of Qatif from Arab Saudi, who was raped and then ...get this.....sentences with 200 lashes for being alone with a man !!!  Why?  Rape wasn't enough of a punishment for her? Mind you she was 16 when all this had happened to her.  What were you like when you were 16?  If we were to punish severely our teenagers, I doubt we will have a Malaysia that has a future.  Punishing masturbating boys alone will be exhausting the tax payers' money.

Read it HERE or click on

Is this what our society is trying to work towards achieving?  The answer is within us, and it starts with the word


I know this is a song from a long time back, but I will always love it and would like to share it with you. Enjoy the wisdom....or not...


 Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’99 

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be
it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by
scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable
than my own meandering
experience…I will dispense this advice now.

Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth; oh nevermind; you will not
understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded.
But trust me, in 20 years you’ll look back at photos of yourself and
recall in a way you can’t grasp now how much possibility lay before
you and how fabulous you really looked….You’re not as fat as you

Don’t worry about the future; or worry, but know that worrying is as
effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing
bubblegum. The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that
never crossed your worried mind; the kind that blindside you at 4pm
on some idle Tuesday.

Do one thing everyday that scares you

Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, don’t put up with
people who are reckless with yours.

Don’t waste your time on jealousy; sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes
you’re behind…the race is long, and in the end, it’s only with

Remember the compliments you receive, forget the insults; if you
succeed in doing this, tell me how.
Keep your old love letters, throw away your old bank statements.


Don’t feel guilty if you don’t know what you want to do with your
life…the most interesting people I know didn’t know at 22 what they
wanted to do with their lives, some of the most interesting 40 year
olds I know still don’t.

Get plenty of calcium.

Be kind to your knees, you’ll miss them when they’re gone.

Maybe you’ll marry, maybe you won’t, maybe you’ll have children,maybe
you won’t, maybe you’ll divorce at 40, maybe you’ll dance the funky
chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary…what ever you do, don’t
congratulate yourself too much or berate yourself either – your
choices are half chance, so are everybody else’s. Enjoy your body,
use it every way you can…don’t be afraid of it, or what other people
think of it, it’s the greatest instrument you’ll ever

Dance…even if you have nowhere to do it but in your own living room.
Read the directions, even if you don’t follow them.
Do NOT read beauty magazines, they will only make you feel ugly.
Get to know your parents, you never know when they’ll be gone for

Be nice to your siblings; they are the best link to your past and the
people most likely to stick with you in the future.
Understand that friends come and go,but for the precious few you
should hold on. Work hard to bridge the gaps in geography and
lifestyle because the older you get, the more you need the people you
knew when you were young.

Live in New York City once, but leave before it makes you hard; live
in Northern California once, but leave before it makes you soft.


Accept certain inalienable truths, prices will rise, politicians will
philander, you too will get old, and when you do you’ll fantasize
that when you were young prices were reasonable, politicians were
noble and children respected their elders.

Respect your elders.

Don’t expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a trust fund,
maybe you have a wealthy spouse; but you never know when either one
might run out.

Don’t mess too much with your hair, or by the time you're 40, it will
look 85.

Be careful whose advice you buy, but, be patient with those who
supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of
fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the
ugly parts and recycling it for more than
it’s worth.

But trust me on the sunscreen…

Sunday, 23 December 2012


Woke up on 22.12.12 feeling a bit bumped that 21.12.12 turned out to be the Mayan's April fool's day....and had to get up to go to work... Thought I'd have a mini forensic of what happened that the earth did not end as according to the Mayan Prophecy:

 Possible explanations:








Here's food for thoughts for those who actually buy this kind of pranks...

"If the Mayans were so good with prophecies, how come they never predicted their own demise/extinction?"

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Leave Sir Elton John alone, go protest against yourselves lah

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." 
 -Albert Einstein- 

This quote came to my mind soon after I read THIS . At first I thought PAS leaders did not like Sir Elton John's hair do, because it doesn't matter if a woman or a man cut his hair, it will still be "hedonism", (depending on who's looking at it...hedonism for Elton John if male cuts his hair and Hedonism for PAS if female and male cuts his hair). After all, in Kelantan, PAS had made this into a by-law ( I wonder if he actually meant "bhai law"...maybe gay people should not get their hair cut at all......must ask Karpal Singh regarding this matter) Read it HERE. Never mind who cut his pubic hair, I'm quite sure given a chance, PAS will have the time, if not make time to find out and determine whether this would be haram or halal too.

Turned out In regards to the hair cut; PAS spokesman said that,

 “It is in line with our government's policy to safeguard women and curb sexual harassment at work places,”

I think PAS should seriously take a look on their definition at the word "safeguard women" because if we were to follow the practice in Kelantan, by the time the girls become women and are of working age, probably half are victims of "legalized rape"( Malaysian Law states legal age of marriage is 18 years old...anything less than this age is considered as "rape" or some may see it as legalizing pedophile) because, it is legal for children at the age of 16 and sometimes probably younger by permission of auta-rities to be married off in Kelantan right? If there is any safeguarding to be done, it should be when they were still girls at young age, in need of protection from the supposedly wiser adults.

 If anyone were to run a statistics on divorce today, some may even agree that marriages should be banned altogether! I mean, we ban Muslims drinking (in public) because alcohol has more detrimental consequences as compared to it's benefits.. But applying to the logic behind the auta-rities banning this and that ; since marriage happens to have a high risk of causing so much emotional and financial damage to the victims, (probably worst impact on the effect of alcohol put together) why not just ban marriages?

After all, we have no qualms banning ballets(reason: the tutus ), we ban singer Erykah Badu (reason: for the tattoo), we ban Madonna from TV (reason: for being Madonna), we didn't ban Pussycat Dolls but fined them(reason: for being sexy ...albeit I suspect the actual reason for the fine was the name "Pussy" that may be related to "Puspal"...although I find this bewildering since Puss pal should by it's name, be Pussy friendly no?). Then we banned Irshad Manji's "Allah, liberty and love" for whatever reason they like to give, but I will still suspect because Islamic authorities have problems associating Allah with the word Liberty and Love". (where will their position as "authority" be if Allah grants liberty to His subjects and is full of Love instead of having pleasure in punishment?). If there is anyone who had downgraded Allah from the word "mighty", it would be the auta-rities with their perception of the word "mighty" pertaining to Allah, but this is another article and another time. I'm still waiting for them to ban Tapai and cigarettes.

Here are some suggestion of what PAS should protest against, since they claim that Islam is their theme: 

1. Protest against marriage altogether, since as I've explained earlier, marriages can lead to divorces, ergo emotional, health and wealth catastrophes.

2. So okaylah, if don't want to protest against marriages, then protest against child marriages: (reason elaborated above)

The Kelantan Islamic Family Law Enactment stipulates the minimum marriageable age for women as 16 years unless there is approval from the Syariah Court,"

 3. Protest against women and men (or for and men, women and women), circumbulating the Kaaba during pilgrimage and Umrah, without clear separate line based on gender to avoid immaculate conceptions.

In fact they should protest how men look like women clad in ikhram wear. How different is a man in Ikhram look as compared to Ancient Greek man...They should also hold a side protest against men not wearing underwear underneath those white cloth garments. They should also protest against Shakira's song "Underneath those clothes...there's a different story...." because this smells like Jewish propaganda against Islam or the very least, some Freemason agent would be involved in this one, if not the CIA. So why not protest against heterosexual circumbulation and just protest against men and men queuing in one line?

Is this some kind of the same double standard applied to how everything else ends with "ey" in Kelantan language but somehow when it comes to Kota Baru, it did not become "Kotey Baru"?

4. Protest against polygamy.

Based on 4:3 and 4:129 from the Quran, anyone with minimal IQ that qualifies him to be defined as "human being", would be able to deduce that polygamy is indeed discouraged and is hoped to be weaned off.

4:3 If you fear that you cannot be just to fatherless orphans, then marry those whom you see fit from the women, two,and three, and four. But if you fear you will not be fair then only one, or whom you already have contract with. So that you do not commit injustice and suffer hardship. 

4:129 You will not be able to be fair regarding the women even if you make every effort; so do not sway too greatly and leave her as one hanging in a void. If you reconcile and be aware, then God is Forgiving, Compassionate.

So why is PAS not protesting against the disrespect of the teachings of the Quran?

5. Protest against public consumption of Tapai, known to be drowning in ethanol (second group in the alcohol family and the only group that have the property of intoxication)

6. Protest against Tobacco companies (this should be interesting) for continuing to sell their cigarrettes despite it's association with increasing the risk for heart diseases not to mention lung cancer?

7. Protest against the negligence of alimony by divorced fathers. Instead of wasting tax payers' money going after couples on Valentine's Day, why not go after these irresponsible...well, I cannot call them father because they fail the definition badly, so let's call these species sperm donors shall we? Yes, why not go after these irresponsible sperm donors instead?

8. Protest against the loud noises made via the microphone from the mosques (which incidentally are made by infidels and therefore deserve a protest of usage as well), despite the Quran clearly stating to not make noise : (for details of this matter, click HERE)

17:110 Say, "Call on God or call on the Gracious. Whichever it is you call on, to Him are the best names." Do not be loud in your prayer, nor quiet; but seek a path in between. 

7:205 Remember your Lord in yourself out of humility and fear, and without being loud during the morning and the evening. Do not be of the heedless ones.


We all know that, "Everyone is entitled to become stupid, some just abuse the privilege".

So why not protest against the privilege of working towards being stupid? After all, it is stated in the Quran that:

10:100 It is not for a person to acknowledge except by God's leave. He casts a wrath upon those who do not reason 

10. Last but certainly not least, why not PROTEST AGAINST THEMSELVES, since clearly they do not abide to 10:100

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

The Dato' is Here for Breakfast

The dato' is here for breakfast,
with ministry officers in tow,
to the cafe dato' enters first,
then jacketed officers in a row.

Dato' is at the omelette counter,
Jacketed officers bravely guarding his table,
Dato' decides on half boiled eggs instead
A timbalan pengarah head for the coffee counter,
Dato needs his coffee waitng at his table
the timbalan waits for his cue.
To bring coffee is a small matter,
To be seen bringing coffee is a matter much larger.
A pegawai kanan scouts the breakfast buffet,
in case of imperfections that dato' might see,
he courageously samples the fare,
risking his life so dato' will live to officiate another day.
He reports of the saltiness of the sambal and bland nasi.
A report from those who dare.
At the table fingers fly on tiny keyboards
Oh recalcitrant people where art thee,
The Dato' is here for breakfast
Oh recalcitrant people where art thee.

Hazidi Abdul Hamid
16 October 2012.

Friday, 14 September 2012

Hurry!! Get a Gay Vaccine!!

I feel so gay today...I must have contracted it from the guy who seem very gay this morning.  You know what they say... when you smile, the whole world will smile at you (well, almost the whole world...I'm sure those who just had some botox injected into their faces smile inside their hearts)..and when you are gay, the whole world will be gay with you.

Haven't you heard yet my friends?  Apparently, according to Putrajaya, homosexuality has "symptoms" that can be spread to all.  Quick!! Hurry!! Demand WHO to come up with some kind of vaccination against homosexuality!!  

For those of you who are still  in the dark, and probably need some comical read just after lunch (well, for me, comics are all I can digest after lunch, when most blood supply goes to the intestines, leaving the head to feel snoozy).  Click on 

Putrajaya lists homosexual ‘symptoms’ to prevent spread among schoolchildren

Hmm....I wonder what would be on that know..the list that shows symptoms of homosexuals 1.   Boys and girls who are happy and cheerful especially in the morning.. - A morning ...oops..a morning 
      Gay person ?
2.   Boys and girls who are more interested in Einstein's Theory more than they do the opposite sex, and they 
      group together abiding to the Muslim practice of separating the male and the female?
3.   Boys who wear pink underwear/boxers because their mom bought them from Giant Sale?
4.   Girls who wear boy's uniform or if at home, their brothers clothes that was passed down to them since 
      this saves parents' money to buy her clothes?
5.   Girls who cut their hair short because they had just gotten treatment for lice?
6.   Boys who keep long hair to keep up with the sunnah of Rasullallah...(even Jesus had long hair...although 
      I don't think he was that gay...maybe that was why he was crucified)?
7.   Pakistani / Indian boys in International schools who like to hold each other's hands and call each other
      "Yar"...(means "dear")?
8.   Boys who wear chapstick because they have dermatitis of the lips?
9.   Girls who just can't seem to grow boobs bigger than the obese boys?
10. Boys who plan to vote for Anwar?

Sometimes I think, it is the fault of the people who possess brains and are not afraid to use them, but who instead chose to keep reticent about important issues, that resulted in the brainless people with power got the position to run things by default. 

For starters, Homosexuality is not an infectious disease, unlike rampant bribery.  So, just like eating using the same utensils with HIV carriers will not give you HIV, eating using the same utensils with gays, do not make you a gay.  Nor mingling with gays make you gay.  Some of my most interesting friends are gay and what can I say, I'm still strictly the dick-ly...

And you cannot say "prevent spread of homosexuality"  and also say "homosexuality phenomenon", because "phenomenon" means " : an exceptional, unusual, or abnormal person, thing, or occurrence"
therefore, homosexuality can't have existed via spreading since it need to not spread in order for it to be an exceptional, unusual, abnormal occurrence.  ( cannot be called abnormal if majority is abnormal. Then abnormal is normal..obviously it's not infectious).

But if you were to define "phenomenon" as " : a fact or event of scientific interest susceptible to scientific description and explanation"   then maybe you are on to something so start acting like you are on to something, and not like a clueless imbecile.

Oh crap...the guidelines had just came in...

Guidelines tell parents what to look out for in their children

Just read it and I have to say that it solved my slight constipation I had from the lack of vegetables these few days in my diet.....hmm...maybe I'll prescribe this for light reading in the loo for my constipated patient, or for those who are post stroke or post botox and need some facial expression exercises.

Let's was written in the Star:

"Among others, the guidelines warned parents to keep an eye out should their sons start wearing tight-fitting, sleeveless or V-collar shirts or colourful attire to show off their muscular bodies. They should also be wary if the boys had a penchant for carrying big slingbags.
The two organisations that suggested the guidelines were Yayasan Guru Malaysia Berhad and Putrajaya Consultative Council of Parent-Teacher Associations.
According to the guidelines, parents must pay attention to their daughters if they were inclined to only hanging out with their female partners while distancing themselves from other girls.
It was said that such behaviour could be corrected if teachers and counsellors were to intervene." I take it Yayasan Guru Malaysia Bhd and Putrajaya Consultative Counsil of Parent-Teacher Association are the "experts" who came out with the guidelines.  Just one question.  Guide us where?  Towards the Nation of Homosexual free Idiots?  Or make it two questions. Question number 2: Who picked them to be the guide-liner?  Was any scientific/medical advice taken into plan? (Dang, I just thought of the third question).

Obviously our experts had not heard of the term "Metrosexual".  As for the "penchant of carrying big slingbags", my advice to the boy teenagers, do not offer you help carrying mommy's bag for them when they are out shopping.  I can just imagine the torture a metrosexual will go through in the near future when they are out shopping with their mom.

"Girls inclined on hanging out with their female partners while distancing them from other girls". Hmm....So they now prefer girls to hang out with male partners while distancing themselves from other girls...and boys?  So how about a boy or a girl who is a loner.  Should the parents worry too, in case she/he may run the risk of becoming a serial masturbate-r?

So what are the teachers suppose to say to these kids when they intervene to correct the uncorrected?
Let me think of a few things:

1.  "What are you doing hanging out with your girl friend.  Here's a condom. Go hang out with a boy friend  instead.  After all, if girls get pregnant, this will give us a chance to come up with a new set of guidelines and actual work to do"

2.  "Why are you so good looking and buffed up?  You should look more like Cikgu Ali over there. See...his tummy is bulging he probably cannot see his own erection.  Why work for 6 packs when you can have a barrel????  Look, Cikgu Ali is normal and do not have any risk of becoming gay.  (I mean, why should he, he can marry that is NORMAL TAIMS 4)

3.  "What are you doing being so sweet and holding you mommy's bag for her while she's shopping?"

4.  " look contagiously gay today.  Run off to the sick bay today.  Hurry!! Before the other kids contracts homosexuality from you"

5.  "Kid. Why don't you wear something loose and not too tight.  Wear the jubah, better. No one can see what you do in there.  Why you think some women wear jubah?  When girls wear tight clothings, everyone can see any suspicious hand movement underneath.. unlike if they wear the jubah..aiyooo,....common sense lah..common sense"

6.  "I know you have lice girl, but don't cut your hair short and look like a lesbian.  It's better to have lice than to be called a lesbian"

7.  "Just checking.  Are you happy gay or are you homosexual gay today?"

8.   "I don't care if your genes do not transmit genetic code for bigger breasts, please write a letter explaining why are you flat chested, make sure it is in kurang dari 100 patah perkataan"

9.  " bathed today.  You never bath in the morning. Who have you been hanging out with these past few days???"

10.  "Lips eczema? Show me the doctor's prescription for this vaseline"

I think taxpayers need to come up with "Guidelines on early detection of imbeciles before they escape into our system"

So how do we tackle this problem of homosexuality?

For Muslims:

1.  Learn your Quran and know that there are enough mistakes in the Translation to be weary about punishing another human being for the way they are born, based on something that is faulty.  For the people who are still in the blur..YOU ARE EITHER GAY OR YOU ARE NOT.  There is no such thing as contracting homosexuality

2.  Even if it is said that homosexuals are people who commit "lewdness" or "transgressors", nothing said about punishing them.  You are not going to hell because of their existence, although you may go to hell for harming them, because there is nothing in the Quran that gives anyone the green light to harm homosexuals

3.  Ask yourselves...maybe the reason for anti homosexuality is that it retards the "propagate forth" Islamist agenda?

For non Muslims:

Is homosexuality making you uncomfortable?  Maybe the problem is you handling your uncomfortable feelings.  As for Christians/Jews or any religion that feels it is better to harm another human being just because they were born different, then refer to text for Muslims.

Maybe homosexuality is nature's way of balancing the earth's population.  India, China and Indonesia should encourage homosexuality if so.  Hmm...come to think of it, maybe it is the heterosexual's fault of overproduction that had increase the need for universe to increase homosexual production?

Whatever the answer is, the guideline given by these so called homo experts IS NOT one of them.  We are a nation of compassion and supposedly empathic. We can do better than this no?

By the way, I wrote all these in a any mistakes, tui phu chi  lorrr...

oh..just thought of something;

Maybe our prejudice is a symptom ...of something...and we may need to take a look at ourselves first, before we make other people's life miserable?

Tuesday, 11 September 2012


I’ve been doing some work at this clinic where the patients are multiracial.  I love my job here. I get to treat especially old folks and kids of all races.  I feel very much at home.

Of course I can speak a little of this and that language, to get my job of history taking done.  We are after all Malaysians and where old folks are concern, I can understand why some of them cannot converse a word of Bahasa Malaysia or English. They belong to the pre-Independence generation.  Some do make an effort to communicate other than their native language. I’m not sure whether “native language” is the politically correct term here as some are even born and bred and they make their wealth here in Malaysia, but still cannot speak a word of our National Language or International language.  Sometimes, in my line of profession, I feel it may be easier to kill someone rather than to be politically correct.

Anyhow, I noticed that there are a few children, who, I would expect them to be able to converse in both Bahasa Malaysia and/or English, since they do hold the Malaysian birth certificate, had failed to do so.  There were a couple of cases where the kid will look at their parents to have my questions translated to them, simple questions like “ada batuk tak?” (any coughing?).   Of course I could have asked “Kat mow?” or “Fasiu mo?” etc, but I would normally ask this when asking old folks who I understand if they cannot communicate in both Bahasa Malaysia or English.  But for a child who was born and bred in Malaysia in this era, I find it disturbing really.  Not in a “why the feck you cannot speak BM when you are born here, how dare you and start flashing the keris” kind of mental disturbance, but more of “how is it possible that we talk about muhibbah all the time and yet we cannot agree on one language to unite us as Malaysian”, kind of mental disturbances.  

I mean, I don’t really care which language it is to be the one language to unite us, but bloody hell, pick one and stick to it shall we not??? If it is up to me, I would choose English as national language, simply because it is a practical language that everyone need to be able to master anyway in order to be able to claim that we are globally competent (unless we are like the Japanese or Chinese from China for instance who can survive without knowing too much of English since they are smart enough to create technologies that forces the world to learn their languages instead…but we can’t even create a car purely from our own generated technology…).  But hey, I may be hanged by …well, whatever we want to call or brand it, I would still say, I will be hanged by egoistic people who are arrogant about a language that had many foreign language at its roots, then later incorporated with more English word that it is in fact fair to say in exaggeration, that “to learn English, one has to learn Bahasa Malaysia”.  But really, at the rate we are going, does this country have the time and room to entertain our egos? 

Vernacular schools.  Now when I say vernacular, I include Sekolah Kebangsaan, as to me, the word “Kebangsaan” implies “bangsa”, which smells “vernacular”.  If we talk so much about  being “muhibbah”, why are we comfortable with these schools.  I sit in a clinic for a couple of hours a day, seeing kids who look at their parents for help in translation when a simple 3 syllable question in National Language was thrown to them, and I can predict where this country will be in the very near future.  Looking at these occurrences, I cannot help but wonder, perhaps the Mayan calendar was in reference to the prophecy of the demise of Malaysia and not the world. 

We talk so much about unity, yet we have no qualms separating our kids from a very young age with the excuse of “wanting good education”.  Good education can come in any languages.  We can work towards creating good education but at the same time not compromising our country’s unity by forcing the people we elect to parliament to dance to our demand. 

But here’s the interesting question for everyone to answer.  If the government are people elected via the process of democracy, then it is safe to say that the actions of members of parliament SHOULD reflect the sentiments of the people almost all the time. (take note the word “almost”).  So why are we not demanding in unity to have a decent “one school”..of course there are a some who are pushing for this, but are in minority… small the group that this “one school” cannot be made a reality… it is safe to conclude, that majority do not want “one school” to happen. 

I think it is a bit hypocritical for us, the rakyat, to slam the politicians, when we know that the politicians will only dance to the tunes set by majority…they hardly do the right thing, but do the things that get them the votes….  I mean, I’m sure people like Anwar Ibrahim will immediately jump into a pool of charcoal three times a day, if the majority Malaysian wishes for the first black…oops…sorry for being politically incorrect…let me rephrase….If majority of Malaysians wishes for the first Afro-Malay Prime Minister to take office…or if we demand the first woman PM, then perhaps he may finally “come out of the closet”….. but this is all but my assumptions…In a way, we are lucky that the Nigerians inhabiting areas like Ampang and Cheras are not given the right to vote, otherwise, brader Anwar will get a ehem…stiff …competition…(suddenly the words “once you go black you will never turn back” popped into my mind…where on earth did that thought came from….hmm..must have seen it somewhere on the net..but oh, but I digress..). Or perhaps Rosie would probably cut the dosage of the alleged botox she has been taking and will finally have the facial muscle work to her benefit, if we start to demand a more people friendly politicians..(funny how she appears more in the papers hugging old folks etc after 2008….the Pekan Pahang folks also are puzzled by her sudden strong presence in their community after GE2008..again, I digress)

So if we, the rakyat of Malaysia are actually sincere about wanting a muhibbah/united Malaysia not in a propaganda “one Malaysia this and that” manner, but in a sincere and earnest mannerism, then perhaps we should all look within ourselves in honesty, and ask ourselves, are we racial or simply racists and are we going to do something about it to ensure our next generation do not resume this legacy of hypocrisy. 
Should we decide to do something about it, then I guess the first step is to do without vernacular school, again, let me stress that Sekolah Kebangsaan inclusive in the term “vernacular”.  Once we believe in this idea and are willing to work on this, then I guess the next step would be to urge a good education system for all, that is takes into consideration each and every race’s needs to preserve their cultures as part of the entire curriculum aimed towards better education without compromising our unity.

Perhaps, instead of retaining our kids until 3pm in the evening in separate school, (as we are doing so right now, with the Chinese and Indian school finishing around this time, and Sekolah Kebangsaan finishing earlier yet the kids had to attend religious classes that end up finishing ultimately about the same timing), we may retain them in this ONE school, whereby the curriculum includes Chinese, Indian, Malay language studies and the kids of different race are encouraged to take one language that is not their mother tongue to complete the curriculum.  Perhaps the actual lesson we teach our kids by doing this is “to do without the racial ego, and learning in any form is beneficial”. 

I guess, it is quite pointless to talk about Malaysian unity without talking about doing away the vernacular schools.  Otherwise, I fear, the next generation too, will continue to rot in this vicious circle of multiracial distrust.  

To me, if we cannot execute this, and come up with the overdue-d ONE school, then perhaps we should all cease to talk about Malaysian Unity without risking sounding like the biggest hypocrites that may earn us the title "One Hypocrite".  Then perhaps, adding to the celebration of Hari Kemerdekaan, or Hari Malaysia, or who knows, one day we will celebrate One Malaysia Day, to match the other “One this and One that”,  we can add another day of celebration to add on to our laundry days, which what I will coin as  “One shut the feck up Day”.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Glückwunsch to the Germans!!!

Just a short note to congratulate the Germans for doing a good job even the United Nations did not by far, managed to do. CONGRATULATIONS!! Glückwunsch!! You boys have managed to unite the Muslims and the Jews in your country over a simple matter, or should I say, foreskin? Haha…yes, the Jews and Muslims unite to protest against the banning of circumcision on the grounds of it being a kind of barbaric act. (for your information, I as a doctor have blatantly refused to do female circumcision since the day I was allowed to practice…to the dismay of my previous employer….and as for male circumcision, I had to perform on the grounds of emergency, like in the case of recurrent infection in boys or if the male zipped his fly (I don’t mean the insect fly but his birdie) and we have to operate and circumcise it to solve the problem. Why a boy enter this situation is understandable, but why the silly full grown man ended up having his fly zipped, that one probably have to refer to the psychiatry unit). Maybe the UN should adopt the same tactic in the Middle East, just call on a ban on circumcision in the long troubled land just to get these people to unite and stop killing each other over the same god they are praying to everyday. Who would have thought…Jews and Muslims holding hands in union over male’s foreskin (actually it is called in medical anatomy terminology, the prepuce)….such a simple solution to a long time (wasting) problem….. I can hear Shakespeare’s voice from the dead, “To skin or not to skin, is the question"....

Saturday, 12 May 2012

First, Islamic Islamic Banging....ALLAHUAKBAAAAAAAAAAAAAR!!!

Okay...I know this video had been released for quite some time now, but it still sounds funny every single time and  I am just posting this for the heck of it...of coz I had written about Islamic Sex HERE, and the COWsss (Club Obedient Wivessss), read it HERE. The only thing left to write about these clowns are Islamic Sex involving Cows...(actual cows).

Enjoy folks and have a lovely weekend!

Monday, 9 April 2012

Before you agree to go to the Anti Lynas Rally at the mosques...

I read about the intended worldwide...oops sorry , nationwide (well there is a potential of this going worldwide via BBC and CNN, probably under "why we are developed and they are not" section) rally against Lynas at the mosque. You can read it HERE. Here is my comment on that :

Sure....why not...go ahead and use the mosque for political reasons....mosque was in fact historically a place used for political agendas, it is a place to pray loudly, just in case God cannot hear us from earth.....

but before marching for the protest, please make sure that all the people who want to protest tick this check list of things they SHOULD NOT BRING TO THE ANTI LYNAS...oops...ANTI RARE EARTH TO AVOID BEING BRANDED AS HYPOCRITES :

1. Smartphones, eg iPhones and Androids because they contain powerful Rare Earth magnet made of Neodymium (Element 60) to be able to vibrate. The speakers too are made of the same element. (Suggest borrow the mosque microphone instead for communication.. they are designed to be heard not only for muslims who menuntut ilmu sampai negara cina, but also sampai Mars boleh dengaq)

2. The ear bud head phones also contain the same element 60. (Pity, because even if you're not IN the mosque, you will still badly need these ear bud phones to mask all the noise clearly prohibited by the Quran to be made by the mosque but the people who run the mosque seem to think they are smarter than the smart phone and God...)

3. Toyota Prius which contains 5 pounds of Lanthanum (Element 57) and 2.2 pounds of Neodynium (Element 60). So naik beca is safer...or tumpang mat rempit then run a statistic to see mana mati lagi cepat, duduk dekat mat rempit or duduk dekat lynas plants.

4. Compact energy-saving fluorescent light bulbs, rely on a coating of rare earth metal Terbium (Element 65) to create a bright white glow. So make sure sampai mosque, sila pecahkan all these compact energy saving fluorescent light bulbs. Guna yang non saving energy. Sure T&B happy.

5. Make sure monitor all the recordings of these protests in black and white mode, because without Rare Earth elements, colored TV will be dull like those dim, barely colored images from the 1950′s. In the 1960′s, Europium (Element 63) was added to television screens, bringing brilliant reds. Terbium (Element 65), produced bright green hues. But look at the bright side (pun not intended), the whole anti lynas on black and white will be as entertaining as a charlie chaplin and harold lyods movies (especially for those who understand what rare earth'll be damn funny)

9. Come to think of it, don't come to the rally via any form of vehicle especially those that uses diesel since Cerium (Element 58) ,the most abundant rare earth metal is added to the diesel fuel to help it burn more efficiently . It is used in catalytic converters and other pollution control equipment so basically it is found in almost all vehicles today. Since you want to rally using the mosque, datang naik unta...lagi sunnah

10. Dysprosium (Element 66) is used in lasers, fuel injectors, compact discs, and increasingly in hybrid vehicles. Those who just had lasix surgery, please don't come.

11. Europium (Element 63) is also a part of the chemical process to screen for Down’s syndrome in a patient. So, if Lynas is stopped, bad news...more Down syndrome cases than we already have for the future anti rare earth rallies...vicious cycle this one...

12. Erbium (Element 68) is used to produce photographic filters, sunglasses, jewelry, and fiber optical amplifiers. So folks, come to the rally but strictly NO PHOTOGRAPHS to be taken, no ornaments in fact hide them under huge hijabs that closes the eyes to avoid using sunglasses. aiyah...with the mosque microphone, who needs amplifiers..

13. Holmium (Element 67) has the greatest magnetic strength of any element, and is used in medical/dental and nuclear control rods. So, only people who seek treatment from the seh seh and bomoh can go to the rally...and oh...people with rotten teeth too.

I don't think rare earth is the least of our problem.. I think our probem is RARE BRAINS..

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Maybe you should cover your eyes men, instead of telling women to cover their heads!!

I know that this article is long overdue but I guess I have to write about women and the covering head matter, sooner or later, because it is simply tiring not to mention pain to my two eyeballs when my eyes are feasted upon the comments/articles about how the Quran "clearly stated" that women have to cover their heads that pops up now and then in the threads.

So it's either I produce this article or I go hang myself on some pole not in the same manner as the pole dancers would in order to put food on their table.


There are 7 verses regarding “Hijab” (in society today, hijab means 'covering one's head') in the Quran and they are:

1. [7:46] Between them shall be a veil,(HIJAB) and on the heights will be men who would know every one by his marks: they will call out to the Companions of the Garden, "peace on you": they will not have entered, but they will have an assurance.

2. [17:45] And when thou recitest the Qur'an we place between thee and those who believe not in the Hereafter a hidden barrier (HIJAB);

3. [19:17] She placed a screen (HIJAB) from them; then We sent her our angel, and he appeared before her as a man in all respects.

4. [33:53] “O you who acknowledge, do not enter the prophet's homes except if you are invited to ameal, without you forcing such an invitation. But if you are invited, you may enter. Whenyou finish eating, you shall leave, without staying to wait for a hadith. This used to annoythe prophet, and he was shy to tell you. But God does not shy away from the truth. If youask his wives for something, ask them from behind a barrier (HIJAB). This is purer for your heartsand their hearts. It is not for you to harm God's messenger, nor you should marry hiswives after him. This is a gross offense with God.”

5. [38:32] And he said, "Truly do I love the love of good, with a view to the glory of my Lord,"- until (the sun) was hidden in the veil

6. [41:5] They say: "Our hearts are under veils, (concealed) from that to which thou dost invite us, and in our ears in a deafness, and between us and thee is a screen: so do thou (what thou wilt); for us, we shall do (what we will!)"

7. [42:51] It is not fitting for a man that Allah should speak to him except by inspiration, or from behind a veil, or by the sending of a messenger to reveal, with Allah's permission, what Allah wills: for He is Most High, Most Wise.
Another surah that uses the derivative of the same root word of hijab, (ha jim ba) but in past participle is "lamahjubuna" (لَمَحْجُوبُونَ)

[83:15] Verily, from (the Light of) their Lord, that Day, will they be veiled (lamahjubuna).
So there you go, all 7 + 1 verses pertaining to the word “Hijab”. Unless one is to say that women should wear a curtain, or wood partition to cover their heads, then we can all agree that “hijab” has nothing to do with covering woman’s head. This “hijab” though, would work well in covering the men’s eyes. Cannot stand looking at the hair, take the curtain and cover the eyes. Amen.



One of the famous declarations of Muslims is for women to "cover their aurat". Let’s look at this word in the Quran. The word aurat is mentioned only in three verses in the Quran. Here they are:

[24:31] And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their chastity (furooja); that they should not display their beauty (zeenata) except what appears thereof; that they should cover (bikhumurihinna) over their bosoms (juyoob) and not display their beauty (zeenata) except to their husbands, their fathers, their husband's fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers or their brothers' sons, or their sisters' sons, or their women, or the slaves whom their right hands possess, or male servants free of physical needs, or small children who have no knowledge of women's nakedness (aw al tifli allazheena lam yaz-haroo ala awrati al-nnisa-i); and that they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments (zeenata). And O ye Believers! turn ye all together towards God, that ye may attain Bliss..

] O ye who believe! let those whom your right hands possess, and the (children) among you who have not come of age ask your permission (before they come to your presence), on three occasions: before morning prayer; the while ye doff your clothes for the noonday heat; and after the late-night prayer: these are your three times of undress (thalaathu awraatin lakum): outside those times it is not wrong for you or for them to move about attending to each other: Thus does God make clear the Signs to you: for God is full of knowledge and wisdom..

Behold! A party among them said: "Ye men of Yathrib! ye cannot stand (the attack)! therefore go back!" And a band of them ask for leave of the Prophet, saying, "Truly our houses are bare and exposed (inna buyootana awraatun)" though they were not exposed (wa maa hiya bi awraatin) they intended nothing but to run away..

is a very interesting surah in the sense that

1. Only Shakir had translated “bikhumurihina” as “their head covers”. My suspicion though was that Shakir was either high on some halal fermented grain when he translated this, or he translated this surah to suit what is expected from the society, in order to save his head, so that he can further enjoy the future effect of those halal fermented grain. The word “head” in Arabic is “Roosa”, and HAIR is “ash'aa-ri” (16:80) for the sake of argument, also does not exist in 24:31, and which made me to come to the conclusion that indeed he, Shakir, at the time he translated this ,was either (a)high on something halal like tapai (b) was playing abracadabra (c) suck at human anatomy (d)had a knife pointed at his hidden ornament or (e) all of the above. You see, the word “bikhumurihina” if you check the concordance, has the same root word as the other surahs that has the word “khamran”, “khamru” , “khamri” (refer to 2:219, 5:90-91, 12:36, 12:41, 47:15) are translated a “intoxicants” which makes sense because intoxicants “covers” our consciousness.

2. In the case of “zeenat”, or translated as “ornament”, then this may mean actual ornaments women wear. But it may be possible that Arabic women back then could have worn ornaments, in places not appropriate for men that do not concern them in a relationship, to see. Another possibility would be including not just the ornaments worn in places I’ve just mention but also for example piercings in places where the sun don’t shine. I mean, in my job, trust me, the practice still goes on, whereby these girls (and sometimes guys) have piercings they take from the past practices. I get to see piercings in places that makes you go hmmmmm…if only such innovative abilities be used to solve the climate change problems. We must remember that Quran was given to the Arabs
(14:4). Furthermore, the verse “they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments (zeenata)” may strengthen my case because what moves when a woman strikes her feet??? Well, whatever that moves, the “hidden ornaments” are there….I leave that to your imagination folks.

So this may explain the verse “that they should not display their beauty (zeenata) except what appears thereof;” AND also the verse “not display their beauty (zeenata) except to their husbands, their fathers, their husband's fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers or their brothers' sons, or their sisters' sons, or their women, or the slaves whom their right hands possess, or male servants free of physical needs, or small children who have no knowledge of women's nakedness (aw al tifli allazheena lam yaz-haroo ala awrati al-nnisa-i); and that they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments (zeenata)”. The fact that the word “servants free of physical needs” and “children who have knowledge of women’s nakedness” should indicate that what is important here is for women to cover the part in women’s body that incites sexual thoughts from men…(and nowadays women too, but that is another story no?) .

To me this is a choice given to society. We all can safely say that the degree of women covering themselves up is directly proportionate to the threshold of their men’s sexual stimulation. In some cultures, men do not easily get turned on even by naked women. In some, even the sight of ankles would turn men on. What I can say is that this also reflects how far in the journey of evolution these sort of men have moved away from their monkey ancestral.

3. Another thing about ornaments. If we were to look at surah
7:31-32, then we will notice that the word “ornament” is used in both ayats 31 and 32 and it simply means ornaments.

7:31 “O children of Adam, wear ornaments at every masjidin, and eat and drink and do not indulge; He does not like the indulgers
7:32 Say “Who has made unlawful the ornaments (zeenata) that God has brought forth for His servants, and the good provisions? Say,”they are meant for those who believe during this worldly life and they ewill be exclusive for them on the Day of Resurrection.” It is such that We explain the revelations for those who know.

4. Furthermore, “aurat” obviously refers to women's nakedness. How naked is naked depends on how nakedness effects men’s hormones (or women’s in case of today) in a society. Which, incidentally bring me to recall the question I like to post to people who insist women should wear head-cover. If covering the head is for protection of women from men who cannot control their breeding apparel, then men in a society of homosexuals should cover their heads too, so that the same fate won’t befall on them from the evil plotting of lusty gay men who are not called gay because they are happy. Using the same logic of problem solving in today’s “Islam”, perhaps they, the auta-rities, should apply the same method of problem solving involving homosexuality in society instead of insisting we punish them no??? Now…women AND men cover their heads…it may be as stupid as telling just women to cover their heads, but hey, if you want to be stupid, be the best moron….at least you can say that this is JUST if not gender equal-ish.

In the case of
24:58 it tells us that “children who have not come of age ask your permission” to enter during the time when it is likely for women to be in her nakedness. (thalaathu awratin lakum).

O ye who believe! let those whom your right hands possess, and the (children) among you who have not come of age ask your permission (before they come to your presence), on three occasions: before morning prayer; the while ye doff your clothes for the noonday heat; and after the late-night prayer: these are your three times of undress (thalaathu awraatin lakum): outside those times it is not wrong for you or for them to move about attending to each other: Thus does God make clear the Signs to you: for God is full of knowledge and wisdom..

Finally, in
33:13 some people looking for an excuse not to help the Prophet say that their own houses are exposed towards enemy attacks (inna buyootana awraatun), when actually they are not (wa maa hiya bi awraatin)

Behold! A party among them said: "Ye men of Yathrib! ye cannot stand (the attack)! therefore go back!" And a band of them ask for leave of the Prophet, saying, "Truly our houses are bare and exposed (inna buyootana awraatun)" though they were not exposed (wa maa hiya bi awraatin) they intended nothing but to run away..

Last but not least, my other question would be “How would one advice sexy Madonna-like figures how to dress according to the Quran?”

The women who are past child bearing and who do not seek to get married have no sin upon them if they put-off their garments, provided they do not display their attraction. If they remain as they were, then it is better for them. God is Hearer, Knower.

p.s there are women who suffers early menopause even before their body had the time to surrender to gravity. How will the alamaks advice these women? Go around with garments put off?


And there are other verses too, that men can use to help themselves not rape women if they are the type to get turned on merely by women’s hair (we’re talking about head hair here okay…just in case someone gets other ideas)
[24:30]"Say to the believing men, that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that will make for greater purity for them; and Allah is well acquainted with all that they do."

It's because God is well acquainted with all that we do and think, that He made sure He left us with no loopholes. So guys, stop staring at our boobs and get on with life...Oh, by the way, allow me to digress by saying, the word "boob" actually means, "stupid awkward person", or it could also mean "mistake or blunder", take a look HERE . So I guess the word "boobs" is derived from the word "boob" because, well, most of the time, men becomes stupid that could lead to danger, when they stare too long at women's breasts. Needless to say the plural version of 'boob' could only mean double stupor ergo jeopardy...It's no wonder God told women to hide their breasts from men's gaze and men to stop searching for lucky sightings.....

Moving alooooonnnnggggg…..

Then there is:

[33:59] "O prophet, tell your wives, your daughters, and the wives of those who acknowledge that they should lengthen upon themselves their outer garments. That is better so that they would be recognized and not harmed. God is Forgiver, Compassionate."

This surah is used to insist women have to close their whole body probably because of the word,” lengthen upon themselves their outer garments”. Like I’ve said some time ago, I would be worried if God asked women to lengthen their inner garments upon themselves… Maybe if God said to draw inner garment over a woman's person, women today will be clad in Superwoman costume (you know how superman and superwoman are not super until they wear their underwear and bra over their actual pants and body hugging shirts?).

Some people even insist that this means women have to cover everything, from top to bottom. Hmm…no wonder the Saudi Arabian insist their women banned from driving. It’s dangerous allowing them to drive when the whole body (and eyes of course, because they are part of the body not to mention head no??). What next? Cover (khamru) their minds with tapai? I mean, isn’t “mind” part of the body that need to be covered if according to the people who already have their mind covered with…idiosyncrasy.

Or if a society insist on covering the whole body, just don’t forget to poke two holes for the eyes and constant decongest the nose if need be. Funny, how women who cover their heads would throw their gazes in disdain upon women who don’t. Whilst both women look at each other in disdain, they differ in the reasoning behind the looks. The head covered women look at women with uncovered head as “content of hell” whilst the latter look back thinking, “hhhmmph…they are already there (in hell)”.

In my perspective, should covering a woman's head is THAT important, as it is made to become what it is today, would it not make more sense that god would have mentioned and reiterated it in a few verses , like other redundant verses that God felt important to repeat in order to emphasize/reiterate His statements? So how did this escalated to the point that in some parts of the world, women are even killed for not covering their heads. It is not even mentioned once that women need to cover their heads in the Quran

I think men should solve their hormonal problem by not asking the other party to suffer on behalf of their account, but they should do something for themselves if they need to solve their problem. In short, if you cannot contain your lust merely by looking at women’s hair, either close your eyes or go see the doctor.

20:2 We did not send down to you the Quran so you may suffer
20:3 It is but a reminder for the one who takes heed.

If human race is made to suffer…it’s simple then. It just mean that it is not from the Quran

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Saturday, 17 March 2012

And then there's the case of Ubud.

What felt like an endless padi field satiated every angle my eyes turned to. Cool breezy wind caressed my sun beaten face and body. The distance sound of the enchanting gamelan, seemed to have plunged me into an abyss of day dreams. It almost felt like my soul was trapped and the only way out is to dance to the vibes of Bali. Risking sounding like a cliché, Ubud got me. I was a sitting duck and had no chance of escaping it’s rapture. I’m a prisoner unwilling to be saved.

Alas! Pretty soon my dream would be awoken by the sound of the van honking, ready to porter us to the airport, destination, home. I have been to many places before in my life, but I have always felt homesick after some time. This time around, I still am home sick, only almost sick of home. It dawned to me now, how some Malaysians had become willing prisoners to Bali. For whatever reasons they offer, at the end of the day, Bali got them too.

Below: No, not a Vietnamese stranded in's just me.

What I love about Bali the most is that I can let my guard down and not worry about getting snatch thieved, robbed, cheated senselessly, or worst, raped. I did not get it during my early days here, why everywhere we go, there is no safety box, or even a decent cupboard with a lock at least functioning. It became clear to me later on, when I found the notebook I hid under the bed, being put nicely on the bedside shelf by the housekeeping boy. Frankly, I did not know whether to feel irritated or embarrassed by the fact that I was caught in an act of showing distrust to my hosts. Then again, we come from Malaysia. Our paranoia should be internationally well established by now. It makes me feel sad, at how I’ve witnessed my home, Malaysia, evolved from something of a Bali, into something of a New York city, just minus all the efficient public transportation. During my childhood, I do not recall any incidences of snatch thief, let alone people dying from it. Life was good back then. People can still leave their kids to play outside the house without having so much as to worry about them being kidnapped and sold to human trafficking, or being hit and run by a car.

How did we get here? We cannot forever blame the immigrant workers who come from Indonesia, Bangladesh, India et al. If anything, through my observation, the Malaysians, instead of telling these workers off when they commit silly things like driving their vehicle against the traffic, or cutting queue, practiced “If you cannot beat them, join them”. We have forgotten the spirit of reminding each other of our mistakes because we suddenly develop this “you mind your own business and I will mind mine”. This attitude of minding one’s own business, I believe, should only be applied to the faith one professes, the prerogative lifestyle one chooses that will in no way harm society and perhaps Ibrahim Ali.. that man should be left alone and not be given so much media coverage for his idiosyncrasy, but I digress.

Here in Malaysia, we do the opposite. We mind other people’s faith, proclaiming power to judge on who is going to hell and heaven, we are more interested in who’s effing who and what people do with their assholes, yet have no qualms in closing one eye to kids who no longer give up their seats to the blind, the pregnant etc, to the perennial disgusting public toilet habits, (or should I say “peri-anal” instead?) or to god forbid, corruption. We have become a society who enjoy punishing without solving the problem at its roots. Power is after all, sweet.

When society do not see that passing judgment and punishment that is harsher than the deed of the “offender” itself, is just so wrong, no matter what excuse given, then we become a society devoid of humanity. What is the point of being called “human” without “being human”?

A Muslim lady who was caught and sentence to flogging, some time back drinking alcohol in public for instance, is not even committing an offence in accordance to the Quran, yet flogging her, which is the punishment in the state of Pahang, which is NOT even the slightest mention of it in the Quran, is seen as “justified”. How did we manage to allow retarded people run our lives for us? Are we expected to keep reticent to imbecilic acts by the self-proclaimed authority that uses power of religion to hide behind?

Here’s a simple question I would like to ask my fellow Malaysians. If we avow that we are so righteous and religious, tell me, how come we can no longer leave our hand-phones in the public toilet accidentally and have almost null chances of recovering it? Why do women need to cover their heads up in men in this society is so righteous, enough to gain trust that they will not harm their women who go around not covering their head. (Not that it’s even slightly mentioned in the Quran if I may add). If a society is SO righteous as it claims to be, a woman should be safe walking around without having to cover her head no? In fact, why not solve the mental problem of the men, for not being able to contain their stupid hormones when looking a woman’s hair. Something MUST be medically wrong with their head (probably both heads) if men get turned on just looking at women’s hair. In Bali, women use to walk around topless and it’s nothing to them.

Okay… I think I’d better stop writing now, before I upset my……….whatever time left in Bali. Excuse me while I resume dreaming away…until that darn vehicle honks anyway….

Well, if you consider graffiti as art...I do..
Here's another form of art...they actually have to pay for each slab of tiles that make a road in Jalan Kajeng...which is pretty cool..and sometimes funny..

Well, at least we know where to get grass..

I think, the occupational hazard for a Balinese dancer would be suffering from Bell's Palsy. The Lenggong dance depends heavily on one dancer and how he/she transform art in a form of minute movements alternated by sudden outburst of expressions. If you hate looking at his/her face, you'd be better off going down the nearest food stall eating Bakso instead.

Guilty as charged...the man that quenched our thirst after a day of gazing..

A river flows through it...

Above and below: Gunung Kawi

On the way to Gunung Kawi: Goa Gajah

Gunung Batu Kawi...

Ah well, if no one buys, he eats..nothing goes to waste in Bali

Collin Mc Phee, writer of "A House in Bali" described this river, Ayung Sayan (Sayan River) as devine. I did the trek just adjacent the Ayung Sayan and to my dismay, the water was muddy. It dawned to me that it was either Mc Phee was high on something he got from Hans or Tino et al, or my luck was bad that it rained and there was mud content that made the term "White water rafting" quite oxymoronic. I'm sure it was clear water when Mc Phee described it though...

Resting along Ayong Sayan. We figured, it is lighter to carry the food in our stomachs since it's the center of gravity and all.

And wherever you look, the universe seemed to suggest love..