Monthly Archives: December 2010

2011 is indeed a year of hope for the Filipino people!

According to the latest Social Weather Stations “survey”, 93 percent of a 1,200 person sample of Filipinos look forward to the Year 2011 with “hope”. This is supposedly an improvement over the 89 percent found to be hopeful in a … Continue reading

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The Firecracker Problem

Firecrackers: a yearly problem that is a symptom of an even deeper problem of our society… aside from being intensely annoying noisemakers Continue reading

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King of Comedy Dolphy faces the Inquisition

Today I find myself on the side of Philippine Media as they lock and load for what looks like the gathering storm of a monumental battle against the Forces of Primitivism. On the side of modernity is Dolphy, the King … Continue reading

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2010: The year of the rise of the Philippine idiocracy!

What a year it has been! 2010 is the year I and many other like-minded people will never forget. As a Filipino, I never thought it was still possible to learn many new things about the culture I was born … Continue reading

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The Philippines – a misfit among misfits

We should be careful about how we assure ourselves of the righteousness of the “side” we take in the world order. Today’s scoundrels may be tomorrow’s saints; today’s heroes, tomorrow’s goats; and today’s winners possibly tomorrow’s losers. Raul Pangalangan of … Continue reading

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Why Colonial Mentality is a Bogeyman

Colonial mentality, long believed as one of the problems of our country, is revealed for what it is: a distraction. Continue reading

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Vizconde Massacre (God Help Us Again!)

A lot of people are unhappy with the Philippine justice system at the moment. Some people are accusing some members of the Supreme Court of being corrupt and very biased. I think that those who are unhappy with the Supreme … Continue reading

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