A kind reader has commented on my previous posting regarding options and sent me an email for clarification. I do not know everything and I can be wrong. Hence, I appreciate readers who bother to tell me that. Although we all want recognition to feel good but no one is perfect and it takes more courage and effort to point out my mistakes. I take things objectively. It is unnecessary to react negatively and be defensive about it. I would rather be open and see the other person’s perspective before judging.

Below is the original email which the reader has gladly allow me to post it.

Alvin,

I appreciate that you are pretty open minded about taking in comments. As such, please take down my comment from your website – my purpose was not to publicise my thoughts or to discredit your blog but just to get the message across …