Jejemon Culture: The True Cause Of Destruction Of The Philippines Today

According to ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius, culture dictates or at least takes a large part in the formation of one’s morals. If his words and writings are to be taken into account, having a culture centered around wisdom contributes to making one a productive part of society and, by extension, improving and strengthening a nation […]

A Nation Divided, A People in Danger

After the hullabaloo about the Yaya Meal incident¬†(all credit goes to the author of said articles, Willyn Trabajador and Kate Natividad, respectively), I think it’s time we look at the issue from a wider angle. As I see it, just like our inability to appreciate silence and listen to what others have to say, this […]

Telenovelas: Building Walls in Society

  Well let’s face it: Do the telenovelas of Philippine TV really have anything to offer the common people? I’m an upper middle-class Pinoy who lives with a lot of kasambahays who just love to watch telenovelas. While I hate said shows with a passion, I cannot help but notice a few issues with the […]

Why is it so exceedingly difficult for the Philippines to change for the better?

Ultimately this is really the only question that really matters. There is no disputing the fact that the Philippines must change. The alternative? Well, that’s really up to Filipinos. If the Philippines does not change, it will continue along its current path. It would be a matter of being content with that course and the […]