Filipinos desperately need a shared sense of belonging

At the coffee shop where I routinely get my morning fix, customers mill around the counter in a way that often makes it difficult to distinguish those who are (a) in the process of ordering and paying, or (2) waiting for a concluded order to be served. So it is a normal and routine courtesy […]

The Philippines cannot progress while public servants are distracted by personal vendetta

One major problem in Philippine society is not so much the flawed system like what some have claimed. It is actually the fact that most Filipinos don’t have foresight or are unable to see problems that might arise in the future as a result of their actions. It most likely has something to do with […]

Filipinos need to stop whining about their pride…

Instead, they need to step up and substantiate such pride with actual accomplishments that collectively, they can be proud of. The Pinoy Pridists, as fellow GRP author ChinoF likes to call them, descended en masse upon his article “Why Pinoy Pride will never save the Philippines”. The nature of commentary left there brought to light […]

All in all you’re just another brick in the wall, waiting on the world to change

The title applies to you, as a Pinoy, if you swallow hook, line, and sinker, everything that you are told by media, your elders, and your politicians. You submit to the matrix that is Da Pinoy condition. You submit yourself without question to the collective “bliss” of the Hive. You hope that the world will […]