Authority Figures in the Philippines And Why They Fail to Make Positive Changes

After a lot of observation regarding the typical behavior of higher-up Pinoys, I have come to realize that an education doesn’t always equal intelligence or maturity. On the contrary, an ill-gotten education (one that has been gained through personal favors or bribes) does more harm to a person than good. It goes without saying that being […]

Power and authority misuse in the micro level: Building block of cultural dysfunction

Some time a few weeks ago I got into a heated argument with a FX driver going the MRT North Station route. I was transferred to the graveyard shift and I was aware that despite the popularity of the late shift—thanks in no small part to the call center industry—most of your co-passengers will most […]

Filipinos should learn to question authority intelligently

Intelligent people can be the worst teachers. They tend to be impatient with their students. This is because they assume that the students will understand what they are trying to say on their first attempt at explaining something. Because it is easy for them to understand things, it can be hard for intelligent people to […]