April 14, 2014
The speaker works among inmates in Changi prison. He had asked to conduct some classes for them and the prison authorities say they can only attend classes during yard time. Yard time is precious to them, and few would give that up for anything. Still, he went ahead with the classes. One of the men who had turned around after his classes told him what he learned: getting what you want does not always make you happy. That's because we don't always want what's good for us. He had been living life his way and this what it came to.