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  • It’s 11 pm and they’re showing Rambo on TV. I think it the last sequel, with botox and silicon enhanced (just my hunch) version of Sylvester Stallone. I find it hard to get myself to look at Sylvester Stallone. I mean, Sylvester Stallone looks good, I suppose, for a man his age, but I must admit, the look doesn’t seem natural but anyway, who really cares. It’s his life anyway and you have to respect the guy, at his age, he’s still raking in millions through his movies. One have to admit, the guy have brawn and brain.

    This particular sequel is about Rambo being dragged to a war torn Burma. Is it or was it that bad? I mean what’s happening in Burma. If it does, I’m trying hard to pretend that it is not happening. I suppose I am that selfish. It’s so hard to accept that people can be so cruel. What joy do such persons derive from destroying so many lives? What is the purpose of allowing cruelty prevails in this world? Anyway, the movie about Rambo in Burma was shot many years ago. I don’t remember when though.

    But I suppose I can probably rejoice, like many of my Burmese colleagues here in Malaysia, over the recent happening in Burma. It does feel surreal, hard to believe, that Aung Sun Su Kyi is free, was involve in the recent elections, though not yet the major ones, won, and the current government actually, at least that’s the statement, acknowledge her win.

    Now let’s see what’s gonna happen in the next few months. I'm holding my breath here. For the sake of the Burmese, I hope this is not just a facade cos’ it does feels like it’s too good to be true. I know that my colleagues are happy and excited, but I believe, like me, they are worried that it’s a short lived joy. It feels too good to be true but I really do hope that my sceptic mind will be proved wrong because we don’t need miracle here, we just need to pray that human sense and compassion will finally prevails against cruelty and greed.
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