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Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem (2002)
I just had what alcoholics call a moment of clarity. To think that once I could not see beyond the veil of our reality… to see those who dwell behind. I was once a fool. To quote Johnny Nash “I can see clearly now the rain has gone I can see all the obstacles in my way”. It is a fact that Noynoy Aquino is the president of the Philippines. For the first time ever I see the wisdom behind the circumstances that lead to that fact. I am shedding old skin. I am turning over a new leaf. Noynoy Aquino , in the words of the Stylistics, ” you, you make me feel brand new.”
I take back everything I previously said. I believe Noynoy Aquino to be a true leader. I won’t go as far as making up fake accomplishments for him but suffice it to say he has this Je ne sais quoi quality about him that makes me feel so glad he is at the helm of this magnificent ship of state. If Noynoy is the Captain Stubing of our country the Julie Mccoy can be no other than that epitome of grace and class his lovely sister Kris. Always knows what to say and when to say it. Always so humble and shares the spotlight with those who deserve it. Even her exes have nothing bad to say about her. I am looking forward to her sons growing up and being bright , well balanced men.
How can they not be? Children close their ears to advice and open their eyes to example. Tito Noynoy all his life has been an industrious go getter. Never one to leave a stone unturned. The epitome of perseverance. There is not one iota of Oedipus Complex in him. The word of their mother Kris is as solid as the Rock of Gibraltar. Her promises as flawless as her virtue.
Thank you Showbiz Government for the pic
This nation is so blessed with wisdom and good judgement that was hidden from me by my own cynicism. I have seen the light. From this point forward I am taking every campaign and every survey at face value. Not just in May 2013 but until the end of time. Filipinos will not fudge the truth. That goes double or even triple for Filipino politicians.
You know who are the modern day Apostles? The named in error “trolls” that inhabit Get Real Philippines with their feedback. They have used names like Fishball, Vicente, Sendonggirl and Eduardo. But you know the saying “a rose is a rose by any other name.” Just like the Apostles of Christ , they spread the Good News risking life and limb all in answer to a higher call. The Good News is that Our Savior walks among us. In fact last week he was inspecting bus stations etc. They should be revered for always keeping the faith and having the courage to go into a savage land like Get Real Post to enlighten the heathens. I am no longer a heathen and I have you to thank. I once was lost and now I am found! Was blind but now I see. There is rejoicing in heaven or at least in Malacanang today. Because I was a sinner who doubted Noynoy and now I repent. One man’s troll is another man’s savior.
Don’t laugh. Future generations will say the name Erap in the same breath as Plato, Socrates and Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche. He is that good. I totally regret when I did not follow my heart and the masa in the idolatry of this genius. You don’t believe me? I just purchased a box set of his finest films which I will enjoy and benefit from. Every nuance teaches volumes.
I have also seen the light in terms of the Woodward and Bernstein of the Filipino newspaper industry. I will no longer deride Conrado De Quiros and William Esposo for they have much to teach me. I must partake in a crash course of their columns that I previously dismissed as hegemony in the interest of the Aquino family. The Aquinos never gave up on me and I will now love them as much as they love me. The Bible had it wrong actually. They attribute the Gospel to four people: Mark, John, Matthew and Luke. It really should be only be attributed to two people: the Gospel according to Conrado and the Gospel according to William. That is all the good news in the media that you really need.
Carlos Celdran, you once said G.R.P. writers are leaving in droves. I myself wrote eight posts since you made that statement February 4. Just so you can be partially right I will leave GRP effective today. You seem to hate GRP so much that you resort to personal attacks. Well I cower at the thought of you. I dread being in your bulls-eye. Like Khan Noonien Singh you have superior intellect and it is best for me to cut and run. That is another good reason to leave here since I have seen the light. Whoever is not with you is against you. I will now be with you. In more ways than I care to go into in a family blog. You need someone to hold up a billboard telling a major company to self copulate I’m there for you dude. Oh, I already ordered a bowler.
I will never get those hours back reading books and watching programs like Sopranos, Dexter, Star Trek (1966) , The Larry Sanders Show, Twin Peaks, Northern Exposure and WKRP in Cincinnati. No more NFL: Football and Major League Baseball. From now on it is whatever channel Willie Revillame is on and local telenovellas. I will also guarantee I will be “astig” since I will also devour the PBA. I am enlightened and I am all in. My biggest regret now in life is I can never vote Noynoy Aquino for president. 2010 was my only chance and I let it slip right through my fingers and I watched it drift away. I can only blame my own ignorance.
Benign0, Ilda, Ben, FallenAngel. I enjoyed you as people but I think this is where we ideologically part ways. I am now enlightened since I had my moment of clarity. As the Bible says Love the Sinner and hate the sin. Benign0, I appreciate the chance you gave me here but I ask you to relegate all my previous political blogs to the fiction section along with all the Lance Armstrong material. I hope you will all break free from your ignorance as I have. In the words of John Lennon, “I hope some day you will join us and the world will live as one”.
As penance for my previous baseless cynicism I will give up my Gogs screen persona and pick up a new handle to best describe the new enlightened me. In the words of the singer Donovan “They call me Mellow Yellow. “
Putting a very sharp needle into the balloon known as Pinoy Pride since 2012.
27 Replies to “Hallelujah I Have Seen The Light!”
I like that you quoted Eternal Darkness, a really nice gamecube gem hope you played it. that is all
Eternal Darkness is so appropriate when you think of someone whose perception of the world totally changes. Played it through many times and I have been tempted to play it again whenever I think about it.
Reminds me of the “Resolution of APology” post from (IIRC) a year ago in the AP site. Makes for a good April Fools article. >:D
AP fan since 2010 but missed that .
LAWL at this!
Nice article. Hilarious.
The best euphemism I’ve read!
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time – but the only fools day which really counts is election day.
the hurdy gurdy man
“Itâ€™s useless to hold a person to anything he says while heâ€™s in love, drunk, or running for office.”
escudero meets all criteria.
Makes you wanna beat his head against a brick wall, doesn’t it?
what did you load on writing this? shabu? ecstasy? both? because it surely show your halluci-ecstanatic state!
Perfect for April Fools’ Day, no?
Jan Villa. To answer your question , allow me to paraphrase the Hollies “Sometimes , all I need is the air that I breathe and to love Noy “.
Perhaps all I can say is that you’re entitled to your own opinion.
Thanks for sharing.
You should experience what currently is really happening relative to the government agencies’ processes i.e. Bureau of Customs, TESDA, SEC, BFAD, to mention only those we and all most all business entrepreneurs like the importers are going through.
Even just the NBI, NSO and even acquiring wedding permit for those who want to get married.
To summarize it in fewer words – it’s purely preposterous, ridiculous or just despicable. Some of the processes never changed for the last thirty or so years, which is primitive and a punishment to the clients or the applicants but very convenient and healthy for corruption and even extortion.
We’ll miss you Gogs! Good luck.
I too have realised that most Pinoys have genuine concern for their fellow human being. You just need to be popular though. Because when you are popular, the minute you tell your followers that some people are writing against you, they will come to your defense and rally around you. You don’t need proof or anything to back up your claim. Ain’t that sweet? 😉
Ilda, its that kind of person I want to hitch my wagon to. To quote Smokey Robinson , someone who “really got a hold on” followers ,no rationale required.
We hope you find the yellow pastures that you’re looking for beyond GRP, Ed. 😛
The grass will always be more yellow on the other side bwahahaha.
You didn’t know? I am doing a hybrid Rappler/ MCG gig. Imagine Fishball/ Eduardo as a lunchmate? I am on easy street now.
I believe that Hacienda Luisita Swines, can fly….
Oh they can. Specially on the local equivalent of Air Force One. (rimshot)
You are going down the river of bliss, Gogs. Let me know how it feels once you get to the waterfall plunge. 😛
Nice one again Gogs a mix of comedy and seriousness a rare of combination. Now where is the troll and his filth?
I am not sure why some of my stuff despite the strong mocking of goofs in office , is devoid of trolls.
Because trolls are dumb? Hahaha.
a good read indeed…
Thank you Toti.
i wish that the Creator shows the mark 666 on people’s forehead for them to know that they are all children of satan so i wouldn’t be so furious at getrealphilippines when it posts its sourgrape praises for eunuch retarded aquino and his family of thieves.