These “reflections” constitute diverse thoughts the writer explored with his students as a teacher in a period spanning eighteen years, in Canada and in Malaysia. They were first published under the title Second Thoughts in 1999, in Canada.
The writer arrived in Malaysia in 1987, to teach in the Canadian Matriculation Program at Taylor’s College (1987 to 1989 and 1990 to 1991). After two years in Canada, he returned to Malaysia in 1993, where he taught at Sunway College (1993 to 1998).
After another year in Canada, he continued at Sunway in 1999. In 2002 he joined the Islamic Science University of Malaysia. In 2008 he joined IAIS Malaysia, where he remained until 2017.