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IN a world run by big business and the military-industrial complexes of first-world nations, the vexed question facing the latter’s poor and insignificant former colonies is how to be sovereign or truly independent among powerful nations that compete for world ...
NOT a whimper so far but Catholic bishops might raise a howl yet over Duterte’s Executive Order (EO) 103 that orders a “Filipino-centric point of view” in the commemoration of the “circumnavigation of the globe, the battle of Mactan and ...
From 3 days ago
Carvajal: Democratizing freedom
A HUGE swath of the Philippine population is not represented by a political party in the decision-making halls of government. Neither does the middle-class and lower-class majority in the country own a media network that would be its mouthpiece in ...
From 8 days ago
Carvajal: Blame is on us
ONE cultural trait we have is the proclivity to dump problems and their solutions on personages or entities other than ourselves. Like, we blame the National Government for all the wrongs in our society and expect it to solve them ...
From 10 days ago
Carvajal: Reason unites
“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.” — Thomas PaineTHAT is why it is useless to argue with anybody about religion. Some adherents of religion, Catholics more notoriously, ...
From 15 days ago
Carvajal: Serving spoons
IF somebody who has the novel coronavirus but without a face mask sneezes or coughs near you, your own face mask could prevent contagion as it takes from five to 10 seconds for virus-laden droplets to fall to the ground. ...
From 17 days ago
Carvajal: What now?
AS I wrote in a previous column, we need a new political model that is predisposed towards an inclusive economic system if we are to move on equitably as one nation. But I also said that ruling political dynasties are ...
From 22 days ago
Carvajal: Makeshift repairs
PERHAPS referencing the wildfires in Australia, Prince Charles said in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that the world needs a new economic model or we will all burn. This basically means we cannot continue exploiting ...
From 24 days ago
Carvajal: Taal heads-up
WE may never be able to establish the connection between our abuse of Mother Nature and Taal’s threatened eruption that has rendered lots of Filipinos homeless, jobless, and uncertain of their future. Nevertheless, whether a connection exists or not the ...
From 29 days ago
Carvajal: Replacement anitos
RELIGIOUS practice is largely influenced by material historical conditions. Like other primitive tribes, for instance, that lacked scientific knowledge about disease, bad weather, failed harvest, etc. pre-colonial Filipinos posited spirits, anitos, to help them with those problems.Early Christians relied only ...
From 31 days ago