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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Orlando P. Carvajal
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Carvajal: The hero as model
JOSE Rizal was not for independence via armed revolution but simply for the Philippines to be a province of Spain. He was nevertheless executed for his scathing criticism of cruel and abusive Spanish friars. Church and State were one, and ...
From 265 days ago
Carvajal: Replacement Christ
It’s uncanny how we, on one hand, extol Lapu-Lapu as a hero for resisting a Magellan-led foreign invasion. Enough evidence points to him being a Muslim native of Borneo. Besides, in 1521 there was no Filipino nation yet. ...
From 273 days ago
Carvajal: Less devout, more Christian
FOR obvious reasons, non-essential activities are not allowed while we are in the throes of a pandemic. So why are we doing the traditional dawn masses? These are not essential activities of either our physical or spiritual life? Dawn masses ...
From 278 days ago
Carvajal: Bacterium of politics
PATHOGENIC bacterium or bacillus causes disease and, if uncontrolled, death among humans. There is, however, a bacterium that energizes the infected person but causes suffering and even death to other people.I am talking of the bacterium of politics. Those infected ...
From 280 days ago
Carvajal: Zero open defecation
TODAY, I weigh in on a most disgusting topic, a problem that stinks literally and metaphorically to high heavens for a definitive solution.According to 2008 UN figures, roughly 19 million Filipinos defecate in the open, like unto a water body, ...
From 285 days ago
Carvajal: Abridged edition
WITH the recent rash of defections from CPP-NPA and subsequent revelations on the alleged inner-core involvement of the Makabayan bloc in the communist conspiracy to bring the government down via an armed revolution, a glimmer of a prospect appears in ...
From 287 days ago
Carvajal: Gifted to Give?
My worst fears were confirmed when the CBCP announced the theme for next year’s celebration of 500 years of Christianity: “Gifted to Give.” Taken at its face value it is a spiritually uplifting theme. I can imagine how a religious ...
From 292 days ago
Carvajal: The issue is violence
A RECENT editorial (“So ‘80s”) in this paper premised its defense of the Makabayan bloc on the generally admitted fact that it is “the whole sickening thing of inequity in this country that breeds insurgency.” It tagged the whole spectrum ...
From 294 days ago
Carvajal: Nothing partisan helps
A FRIEND asked for my take on the Ateneo students’ call for nationwide academic strike against the Duterte government. He was glad but confused that they would demonstrate for reasons other than the country’s burning social problems.I was also glad ...
From 299 days ago
Carvajal: Silent slayer
No, I am not talking about a silent killer of people but about a most efficient slayer of competence and honesty in government offices at all levels, the padrino system. It runs silent behind the scenes with devastating effect.Padrino is ...
From 301 days ago