Why The Dominance of 3 in 1 Is Appropriate For Filipino Society

I ran across a recent FB post that even had the author surprised on the volume of likes and participation. It had nothing to do with politics. Politics is one of life’s powder kegs that can get people in a social event immediately enraged. What topic was it then ? The FB poster was suggesting, […]

The Brave Little Halfling: An Allegory About Hidilyn Diaz’s Victory

I would like to dedicate this story to Hidilyn Diaz. Sorry if the ending is somehow less than happy… There was once a halfling woman by the name of Hilda who dreamed of becoming a heroine to her people. She wanted to bring honor and glory to herself and her family and thought that the […]

Will Filipinos be able to learn anything from Hidilyn Diaz and the Olympics?

Give credit where it is due. No doubt weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz took whatever training conditions she could get, worked her ass off as hard as possible, and put it all on the line when it counted. The result? She got a silver medal at the Rio Olympic games. To this we say, congratulations! After celebrating, […]

Pinoy Pride is No Solution for Inferiority Complex

Again, Pinoy Pride becomes the topic of the hour with the recent Silver medal won by Hidilyn Diaz in this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Earlier we had the sort-of controversial win of Pia Wurtzbach as Miss Universe. Of course, many Filipinos will scream all over, “if they win, we win too.” Some […]