Explosion of Joy or Explosion of Superficiality?

 Philippine Daily Inquirer page March 14, 2013 A1     I have said many times mass media is simply a mirror to society. Mass media gives the audience what it wants to attract what they want. It is very uncomfortable to know as a practicing Catholic in the Philippines that our religious leaders are not […]

Our National Indifference Towards CNN’s Heroes Explains Why Noynoy Aquino Is President

“So on we go His welfare is of my concern No burden is he to bear We’ll get there” The Hollies He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother Hands up those among you who voted for anybody for 2012 CNN Hero Of  The Year? The deadline was Dec 2, 2012.  To quote Ben Stein in Ferris […]

Suckered in by the Latest Outrage Fad?

Make no mistake, even outrages can be the subject of fads. Hatred against something, or even just mere annoyance, can be the subject of a mass fad. Sometimes people follow it without thinking. Because people are easy to pull into emotional bandwagons, they can easily be suckered into useless outrage fads. Outrage is easy to […]

American Idol in its Irrelevance Is Relevant To Us

“Don’t You Know That You Are A Shooting Star And All The World Will Love You Just As Long As You Are.” Bad Company “Shooting Star” . Another American Idol Season has come to an end and this one ends with gnashing of teeth by the local populace. Social networks filled with cries of racism […]