Events Explicate Techniques Of Politics

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  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

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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

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

Enter the New Year, on hope, superstition and maybe a prayer

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By Joe America Best wishes to all for the New Year. Resolutions are important, I think. I hope that you will strive for high values based on knowledge, and will have the discipline to align your acts with your values. If you do that, it will be hard for anyone to expect any more from you, … Continue reading

Filipino apathy in the face of slaughter

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By Joe America Some of my least popular blogs often provoke the most enlightening debates. This happened recently in response to some rock throwing, I, foreigner, did at Philippine leaders. I suspect it was an unpopular blog because people don’t care to have foreigners throwing rocks at domestic notables. But that is beside the point … Continue reading