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  1. Balancing act- holy fasting and playing to win

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... Jason Dasey In the penultimate Ramadan before the fasting month controversially collides with the 2012 Olympics, Singaporean golfer Mardan Mamat provided inspiration to Muslims across Asia, proving that maybe it can be a case of mind over matter. Mamat wo ...

  2. All Kinds of Magic

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan All Kinds of Magic by Piers Moore Ede Bloomsbury, HK$117 All Kinds of Magic is decades late and several jokes shy of the parodies provoked by Westerners travelling to India to find the meaning of life. Piers Moore Ede, having once sensed th ...

  3. Plan B- Further Thoughts on Faith

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Antonella Gambotto Plan B- Further Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott Riverhead Books $195 There's no one quite like Anne Lamott. The literary territory she occupies is both central and invisible: faith, hope, charity. Intimidated by the yuppie triumph ...

  4. Heights of hypocrisy

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... with a straight face, accuse the mainland of having committed 'a grave violation of freedom of religion and conscience' while insisting every- one kowtow to the Pope. Buddhism evolves to suit particular populations and is all the more popular for it. Perhaps other religions could learn from that approach. If Beijing needs any further encouragement- which it probably doesn't- it could ...

  5. Hong Kong scores well in language abilities

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of belief or faith and he may call it his religion. But there is a distinction between the two. Calling his beliefs 'religion' does not make it so. Simply put, religion is honoured ... and critical analysis have been championed over faith. They represent the science of reason as contrasted with faith. Confucianism is sometimes mistaken for a religion by western scholars. It is, ...

  6. Rome

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... their religion seriously, and Rome is, of course, the centre of the Catholic religion. So Scaramella's irreverent paintings are unusual. Scaramella says her pictures are less about attacking religion than challenging the kingdom of death. She's not scared of the Grim Reaper, which is why her sombre portraits feature her grinning face. 'I like the idea of scaring Death with my ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell Amy Russell Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur What's in a name? "Samadhi" is Sanskrit for "state of mind" and this is certainly a place to nurture it, with stillness and relaxation key to the guest experience. The Samadhi Re ...

  8. Avarice

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'An immoderate desire for wealth; cupidity' Gordon Gekko was the embodiment of 1980s boom times with his 'greed is good' mantra in the film Wall Street, a philosophy with more than its share of devotees in our business world. So, you m ...

  9. holistic living

    Posted Jan 10th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Lloyd

    ... Peter Lloyd World Religion Day The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Hong Kong is offering a one-hour programme dedicated to the victims of the tsunamis, with presentations and prayers from representatives of the city's major religions, followed by light refreshments. Sun, 5-7pm, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Room AC1, Level 4, Administration Bldg. Inquiries: 2367 ...

  10. On style, she rules

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My ears are, well, older and as a result my earrings tend to fall forward or sag, betraying my age. I've already had my pierced bits redone but that's not really the issue. Is there any way to have my earrings modified for a better fit? Flap Bac ...




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