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Orlando P. Carvajal
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Carvajal: Core ingredients
In his first speech to Congress, US President Joe Biden answered the question “Can our democracy provide for the needs of all Americans” with a categorical “Yes.”US democracy is more than slightly off the rails these days. But it no ...
From 174 days ago
Carvajal: Hopelessly old hat
We live in a thoroughly and deeply authoritarian society. Truth, no matter how baseless, is what the person in authority says. In societies of this kind such as ours, stability is assured by people’s obsequiousness to authorities that brook no ...
From 179 days ago
Carvajal: Ethically abominable
ON AND around Earth Day calls were made to protect and preserve the natural habitats (forests and oceans) of animals (especially the endangered kind), to dispose of plastics properly, to go for renewable energy etc.It was, however, the promotion of ...
From 181 days ago
Carvajal: Half the problem
THESE days when election fever is rising, I find myself hoping the opposition will win in 2022. I am banking on that faction of the oligarchic ruling elite running true to form and being as inept and corrupt as all ...
From 186 days ago
Carvajal: The other quincentennial
Martin Luther’s Reformation started when he nailed his 96 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church on Oct. 31, 1517, but he was not excommunicated by Pope Leo X until 1520 and declared a “notorious heretic” by Holy ...
From 188 days ago
Carvajal: Celebration or reckoning
A CELEBRATION is indeed in order. Five hundred years of Christianity has forged us into a nation of God-fearing people and there’s a lot in that to celebrate. But the medieval Spanish brand of Christianity also underwrote (with a promise ...
From 193 days ago
Carvajal: ‘Self-efficacy experience’
Canadian-American psychologist Albert Bandura defines self-efficacy as “people’s beliefs in their capabilities to exercise control over their functioning and over events that affect their lives.”The cultural revolution I spoke of earlier should develop a critical, rational, and scientific mind and ...
From 195 days ago
Carvajal: Last road out
ANY successful enterprise starts with a clear vision or dream of what it wants to achieve. On top, therefore, of dream elections should glow the ultimate goal of social reform, a dream society.If our humanity, as generally accepted, consists ...
From 200 days ago
Carvajal: Dream elections
It is not likely that all qualified Filipinos would’ve been vaccinated by then. Hence, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is now busy figuring out what and how health protocols might work for a Covid-safe conduct of our 2022 elections.This is ...
From 202 days ago
Carvajal: Blurred lines
My Holy Week column takes off from a women’s group’s call earlier this month for women of faith to resist tyranny. As we recall Our Lord Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, we must not forget that his death on the cross ...
From 209 days ago