Sunday, July 14, 2013

I'll be good... I'll be awesome... I'll be...

I get up in the evening, and I ain't got nothing to say
I come home in the morning, I go to bed feeling the same way
I ain't nothing but tired, man I'm just tired and bored with myself
Hey there baby, I could use just a little help

You can't start a fire, you can't start a fire without a spark
This gun's for hire even if we're just dancing in the dark

Message keeps getting clearer, radio's on and I'm moving round the place
I check myself out in the mirror I wanna change my clothes my hair my face
Man I ain't getting nowhere just sitting in a dump like this
There's something happening somewhere baby I just know that there is

You can't start a fire, you can't start a fire without a spark
This gun's for hire even if we're just dancing in the dark

You sit around getting older there's a joke here somewhere and it's on me
I'll shake this world off my shoulders come on baby this laughs on me
Stay on the streets of this town and they'll be carving you up alright
They say you got to stay hungry hey baby I'm just about starving tonight
I'm dying for some action I'm sick of sitting 'round here trying to write this book
I need a love reaction come on now baby give me just one look 

You can't start a fire, sittin' 'round cryin' over a broken heart 
This gun's for hire even if we're just dancing in the Dark
You can't start a fire, worryin' about your little world falling apart
This gun's for hire even if we're just dancing in the dark.

Sometimes, there are things you need to face yourself without the help of others. Yep, its gonna be a tough ride. But remembering my mom, she'll be smiling to see me take this step. :) Even if i dance alone in the dark, she'll be watching me...


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Assassins, Strategy and Someone to Protect

Assassins. Originally, these are group of people that kill elites for political and religious reasons. Well nowadays, assassins are simply silent killers. One who strikes once and never to be seen again. The logic is that they won't allow their victims to strike back so they need to finish them in one blow.

Nice, right? Just like an online ad; hanap, usap, deal. Basic technique is that the assassin needs to observe the target's routine, gather information, then plan smoothly. It needs to be smooth, no holes barred, no detail missed... otherwise the "one-strike mission" will fail. There is one glitch though... it needs a lot of resources, mostly time, effort and money... just like dating (ahahahahahahaha). What's my point? Assassins are not meant for 1st encounter battles, so if you catch an assassin eating lechon then there's a high chance that you can beat him.They're so used in careful planning that ambush might be a good tool that can be used against them. Sounds easy? I didn't use the word "might" there for nothing. They have this one trait though that keeps them from being ambushed.

Just like what they say about angels, they carry no "burdens." They move from one place to another like they own the world. You see, they observe their prey on a specific location, stay there till its done then move away. It sounds sooooooooooooo perfect that its hard to find a flaw. So lets talk about pros, cons, strengths and weaknesses.

Its given that they plan... and it needs to be oh-so-smooth. So intelligence is a qualification. Good thing, if everyone aspires to be an assassin and they qualify, matagal na tayong extinct. Assassin versus assassin... Mr. and Mrs. Smith, RED, This means war (pagbigyan ang mga FBI agents, kunwari assassins din sila)... don't you enjoy watching them foil each other's plan and kill each other. More creativity, more fun.

They move from one place to another.  I just don't know where the money comes from, like what I said, it seems they own the world. They eat good food, stay on five star hotels and own/ride/rent high class cars (that talks back, has GPS, has an autopilot, can be controlled remotely, multiple plate numbers, and the biggest feature? HOT GIRLS). And speaking of gadgets, they never run out of one. You might think that their sleeves are the location of Batman's arsenal and Oscorp combined. Or perhaps, that's what the movies make us believe.

So much about Brad Pitt a.k.a. Mr. Smith's oh-so-perfect life. Lets move on to the main event (Yep, I really wrote this to tackle their WEAKNESS).

People make mistakes. Those egoistic oversee simple details... and all of us are egoistic in our own ways so everybody is prone to oversee things... neglect a few pointers... over/underestimate. Usually, they get killed for being so full of themselves (ehem). So ingat-ingat din pag may time. May time ka ba? Ingat na!

I was moved to know that during Killua and Gon's training to beat Knuckle and Shoot, its Kil who has the shorter straw (read : Hunter X Hunter, Chimera Ant Arc). Kil's the one with assassin bloodline, has more experience, and (according to him) swims on electric currents when he was a baby. So what makes him weaker? Gon fought Knuckle everyday, which gave him (at least) an idea about who he was dealing with. Kil, on the other hand, just watched and was not able to hone what he was training for. Before the last day of their fight, Biscuit pointed out his weakness, not just because of the situation but also because of his assassin way. Kil is used in planning ahead and running away specially if the opponent is stronger (or so he thinks). Ok naman sana, the thing is he chose to stay with Gon... and from this point forward, for discussion purposes, we will refer to Gon as "burden." Yep, remember the "burden" before? Most of the time, assassins move alone which gives them ease of transportation, slick movements and... well free of burdens... free from worries and uhmmmm... for a lack of words I'll say someone to protect.

There, that's their main weakness. For all those good looks, owning the world thingy and sight seeing while travelling the world... they are still human. They are prone to build friendship, bonds, possibly falling in love... all burdens. And that's what makes Kil hold the shorter straw. Gon is so used in making friends (and is so gullible) that its alright for him to lose an arm (Greed Island Arc) just to explore or possibly to make friends (Hunter Exam Arc, remember the sailor he saved?). Now Gon's fighting Knuckle, so Kil's going to fight Shoot. But Shoot never appeared until the last day. That gave Kil no idea to know his opponent's abilities, no time to plan how to attack. That's another weakness, the ambush technique. He'll be meeting Shoot for the first time and he needs to beat him while Shoot already saw his Ren (read : Nen, so much to read, so little time); simply put he has a vague idea of Kil's strength. So Biscuit pointed out his possible tendency since Gon will be nothing but a burden to him, Kil might treat Gon as a pawn, a bait to know Shoot's abilities. If not for that situation, future battles might still require Kil to do his assassin thingy: assess, plan, travel the world... hanap, usap, deal. And if the situation will not allow him to do so, there's Gon to risk. Point is if your going to live an assassin's life, you need to live alone. Otherwise, you'll have to carry a "burden" around...

NOW, don't you think assassins has a big resemblance to NINJAS???? (Oh yeah [Vector style]). Here's the catch, my fave ninja said that the ones who are the strongest are the ones who has someone to protect... By deduction, we say they're the ones who has "BURDENS."

I don't really know how Gon and Kil lose (they did... if it was explained, I haven't reach that part yet during the time I'm writing this)... but thinking about it, Brad has Angelina... Bruce has the CSR chick and the FBI boys have Reese. Makes sense... Wanna be tough??? Carry your burdens. :)

'Pag bumibili ka ba ng baka, nagbabaka-sakali ka?????

 So cute, right?

 Who did this then?

I did.

Monday, April 29, 2013

When wants become too much...

Warning: This blog post is about pure and applied science.

When we collide, we break.

The property of matter we call impenetrability, that no two same matter can occupy the same space at the same time. Its simple, but for those idiots out there (oops, like an idiot's guide, let's put it that way) that means if Im already seated, you can't seat here anymore (yeah, I don't share a lot so even if I'm pleasingly plump and you can still squeeze a quarter or two of your butt on my seat, I will not allow it. And yes, I'm not fat, not chubby, I'm pleasingly plump. If you have any problems, its my blog). 

So what's my point? Sometimes we try to fit a lot, we try to fit everything on such a small space. And what happens when we do that? Well like what the first line says, one or both (or whatever number of things you try to fit) breaks. Impenetrability, its common sense really... well common sense is not so common anymore.

When the cold comes crashing down, And the fight lost what it's about.

What happens when we realize that the space is not enough? We buy space! Haha, funny right? It doesn't matter how much we pay, we always wanted more. Then we buy some more. Till we eventually give up the things that we try to fit in just to buy enough space. Now we have a big space to fit in everything, but we already lost the things it supposedly holds. We weigh a lot between the space and the things that we want to fit in, thinking that we can balance it. That there's a way to buy enough space without sacrificing the things we want to fit. Impenetrability, I think its a way of saying that we only have two hands and that we can only hold a handful.

When I came here there was more. Now I've come back to destroy.

Exploitation, that's what where we're good at. By the time we established the fact that we can only handle enough, that's the time we drop things. Sometimes we decide which one to drop, sometimes we're just not aware, sometimes we really don't notice that it just drops on it's own and sometimes we do notice but its too late to save. The thing is we drop something... If we decide on it, we prioritize, which is good but then again, damage has been done. We are responsible for what we tame (hehehehehe). If we are not aware, that is because we are so focused and obsessed on a specific object that we neglect the other things we thought we can take responsibility of (in the vernacular, takaw-tingin... PAGKAEN). If we don't notice and just drops then that's just BS (Bulldog Shih-tzu... y'know), its not important and was never important... And yes, there's the things we do notice that we might lose and we know that they are important but one way or another we got caught up on all the hurly burly whatever that they end up lost, stolen, kidnapped, burned... broken anyway. We need that, so we try to save it. Probably we lose other things on the process to save it. You might be successful, might be not... but either way we lose something and that's the result of trying to make the banana tree bear tomatoes instead of the usual banana... Then you start to question yourself if you were able to save the most important things or you lost them trying to save the shitty ones... if you were really choosing the right stuff or you're just choosing the things that would make you look right.

Impenetrability, if you'll look on it the way I elaborated things you'll say that it limits us... like a curse. But come to think of it, it's a way of balancing the greed that we humans have. Just like what was mentioned in Hellboy 2, man was born with a hole in his heart... insatiable... always looking for something more.

I guess I was able to deliver what I'm trying to discuss... So as parting words, lemme borrow a bit more from the inspiration of this blog post (Ironman 3? Nah, Don't tell me you haven't noticed yet).

And it's a place I can not go anymore...
It's a hard mistake...

Anawangin was too impossible... So Bulacan then Tagaytay, here I go...

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Breathe in, Breathe out... Calm and composed...

In the morning it comes, heaven sent a hurricane
Not a trace of the sun, but I don't even run from rain
Beating out of my chest, my heart is holding on to you
From the moment I knew
From the moment I knew

You were the air in my breath filling up my love-soaked lungs
Such a beautiful mess intertwined and overrun
Nothing better than this, oh, and then the storm can come
You feel just like the sun
Just like the sun

And if you say, be alright
I'm gonna trust you, babe
I'm gonna look in your eyes
And if you say, be alright
I'll follow you into the light

Never mind what I knew, nothing seems to matter now
Oh, who I was without you, I can do without
No one knows where it ends, how it may came tumbling down
But I'm here with you now
I'm with you now

And if you say be alright
I'm gonna trust you, babe
I'm gonna look in your eyes
And if you say be alright
I'll follow you into the light

Let the world come rushing in
Come down hard, come crashing
All I need, is right here beside me
I'm out of love, I swear it,
Take my love and wear it
Over your shoulders

And if you say be alright
I'm gonna trust you, babe
I'm gonna look in your eyes
And if you say be alright
I'll follow you into the light

The light
The light
Pic courtesy of :)

Monday, March 4, 2013

You pappy pirate...

I miss you, and its your birthday... so its been 7 months and 25 days since you severed ties. I thought you won't pull it thoroughly... Well obviously you did...

Sometimes I regret being reckless that night, that maybe I shouldn't have gambled my chances...  I should have been more considerate. Sometimes I blame myself that I pushed you to make a choice... Then I realized that it could have been the same either way... I'll be a sacrificial lamb...

I'll say no more... Just wish you're happy with the decision... I just wish you're happy on your birthday... I just wish you're happy, period. Happy birthday "judz".... TSS... :D

Yeah, forgive me for the picture, I have no decent shot of sorry. :) (As if there's a big chance you'll read this...)