Malayans Must Know History First, Before Malaysians Can Understand Malaysia

Malayans Must Know History First, Before Malaysians Can Understand Malaysia

By Matthias Chang – Future Fast-Forward

Intellectual Masturbation

Before you condemn me for using “such language” please Google, which provides, inter-alia:

Intellectual Masturbation Rubs Me The Wrong Way

Intellectual masturbation is a big problem on campus. Every class I go to, there’s one or two people with no shame. They don’t hesitate doing it in front of everybody who is there trying to learn. The time has come to take a long, hard look at intellectual masturbation and examine how it affects our campus. Intellectual masturbation can be defined as:  The act of satisfying one’s ego through statements intended only to show off one’s intelligence.

Intellectual masturbation is generally used as a pejorative expression.

Guy 1: Hey dude! How was that class debate?  Guy 2: It was freaking awesome. It was pure intellectual Masturbation.

Politicians generally are the biggest culprits but, people are too polite to call them out. Now we can proceed with some serious stuff!

Some History Lessons

History is derived from “HIS” and “STORY” – history. (1)

Queen Victoria reigned for exactly sixty-three years, seven months, and two days (20 June 1837 – 22 January 1901). Her rule is the second longest after Queen Elizabeth II.

The Straits Settlements originally consisted of the four individual settlements of Penang, Singapore, Malacca, and Dinding.

Penang, Malacca and Singapore, was an administrative unit of the East India Company (1826–1867) and later the British Colonial Office (1867–1946). It was formed in 1826 as a presidency under the administration of the East India Company in India.

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