Tag Archives: Hong Kong
“Only by winning the hearts and minds of the majority of people can you in my opinion embark on a winning strategy. Glorious or inglorious defeat should not be your aim. Hong Kong people do not want chaos and conflicts; they want someone who will make their life better.”
“No doubt pro-democracy institutions such as NDI and NED have an interest in HK. This is not even a secret. As to a more sinister agenda, that is largely a subject of conjecture – one which the CCP loves to elaborate about.”
“So where do we go from here and what will happen? That is a good question. One thing I am pretty certain of is that Hong Kong will never be the same again, whatever the outcome.”
” If truth be told, the ugly reality is we cannot move forward unless we can build up some semblance of mutual trust. It is not a question of can we do it. It is a question of we must do it. We have only 2 choices: continue on this downward spiral of confrontation and deep division amongst ourselves, or, try to work out a general consensus in terms of long term democratic development.”
Whether you think so right now or not, the people in Hong Kong enjoy the same advantages of a democratic society (outside of electing their own Chief Executive) as most other democratic countries, even if its political system can’t technically be called a “democracy”.
“If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;”
“… what I observed last night and still am observing through social media is a mob mentality where a large section of the public is following the socially correct attitude – hate the cops! Wrong target!
Last week I was interviewed by Katie Riley at IAFT HK because I am a mentor for their sound classes. I felt this interview worthy of sharing on this blog. KR: You recently partook in a project ‘Shades of Rogue’ that was entered into ‘The Freshwave Film Festival’, could you tell us a little about […]