Events Explicate Techniques Of Politics


  By Popoy del R. Cartanio I did write in the previous piece that the eleven political issues listed were EVENTS, not judgments and criticisms but red flags and wake up calls.  Let me re-post the events in random order: PNP and the murder of the Korean businessman inside the Police National Headquarters, Waking up from … Continue reading

The Filipino Sense of Time


By Edgar Lores Many have observed that the Filipino has a different sense of time. There is a term for it — Filipino Time. As far as I can see, there are four main dimensions to this unique sense of time: Alacrity Duration Unpunctuality Short horizon Alacrity is “cheerful readiness” and everybody knows Filipinos are ever … Continue reading

Du30 may be right after all . . .

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By Paul Lazo After reading an article about US President Donald Trump, I suddenly had a sense that there is “light” at the end of the tunnel. Not that I have ever failed to see a “light;” but at least the light seems brighter now. I will attempt to summarize my views of the article … Continue reading

The stream of history

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By Josephivo In our turbulent times, it might be difficult to see in what direction history is taking us. What are the long term trends? What will last? How will the world or mankind look like a (few) generation(s) from now? History gave us some clues. History was not a steady stream of changes, driven … Continue reading

Have you adjusted your morality lately?


By Joe America “Have you adjusted your morality lately?” I had to ask myself this question when a self-confessed amoral reader said there is nothing wrong with being moral, but imposing one’s values on others, especially with a scornful sneer at them, is wrong. Well, sure, being disrespectful is wrong if one’s moral bearing emphasizes kindness. … Continue reading