Teacher’s Pet

A lot of parents are proud and encourage their kids to be teachers ‘pets. Students, themselves, also want to be their teachers ‘favorites. True, there are a lot of advantages of becoming teachers ‘pets. However, there are the other sides of the phenomenon. Undoubtedly teachers ‘pets have a lot of benefits. It is the authority that the teacher possesses makes the advantages of the students. … Continue reading Teacher’s Pet

Why Our Creativity is Limited (Part 3)

Fourth, while care creates kindness, students are sometimes taught to keep things forthemselves only. Parents would criticize children to be naive and stupid when their children help or show their friends about good books, good schools, or good teachers in order to have good grades. Sometimes, we are indifferent to the society, the community where we live. For example, in one class, when students do a Zombie Apocalypse, … Continue reading Why Our Creativity is Limited (Part 3)

Why Our Creativity is Limited (Part 2)

Third, authority and strictness inhibit creativity. Parents usually have fixed schedules and want their children to study most of the time. At 7:00 pm, children are supposed to sit neatly on the tables, at 10:30 pm, they go to bed. Between 7:00 pm and 10:30 pm, parents would come and check anytime whether their children would do something else different from studying. Children are kept … Continue reading Why Our Creativity is Limited (Part 2)

Why our creativity is limited (Part 1)

First, conformity plays an indispensable role in impeding people’s creativity. Raised up in typical Asian families, children are taught to be competitive, good students. They have to be at the top in class, winning competitions after competitions, playing thousands of instruments such as piano or violin, and become teachers’ pets. The motivation that keeps them working hard is the reward of pride. So, what is … Continue reading Why our creativity is limited (Part 1)

Morality

Recently, I realize a general rule or philosophy of life. Raising up in an Asian family, I was taught to be a competitive, good student. I have to be at the top in class, win competitions, perform piano to guests, and become a teacher’s pet.  The only motivation that keeps me working hard is the reward of pride. As a Vietnamese daughter, I was raised … Continue reading Morality

An outlook from “Rebecca” ( Daphne du Maurier)

Human beings emotions are sophisticated, they are different from robots, which do not have feelings. Sometimes people have to stand between rationality and love. When an innocent and passionate woman like Mrs.de Winter began to feel in a “sense of fear, of furtive unrest, struggling at length to blind unreasoning panic”(Daphne du Maurier, page5). The question of her choice of withhold the truth about her … Continue reading An outlook from “Rebecca” ( Daphne du Maurier)

Homosexual Marriage

The heat of the debate about homosexuals rises when the question should homosexual marriage be legalized comes up. Marriage has been important to most societies for such a long time, and homosexual marriage could be called the “third political railroad”. Growing up in an Asian country like Vietnam, homosexuals are despised. However, this issue does not only occur in Vietnam, but also around the world. … Continue reading Homosexual Marriage