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False Dichotomies and MicroGeoPolitics

It has been so far in the interest of world powers and our government in painting the Scarborough and Spratlys Island issue as an us-versus-godless-communists-intsiks. Further bolstering America’s image as the guardian of democracy and liberty in the country. As well as justifying America’s insertion of foreign troops, police powers and propaganda.   What the media and … Continue reading

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Secular Values

I do not believe that any human religion has managed to elucidate the mysteries of God. As someone who only recently surrendered to the Almighty (courtesy of dengue) I can’t help but feel a snicker of arrogance from many who claim who or what God is. Jose Rizal himself stated that it is the utmost … Continue reading

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Basted 2.0

I don’t know why I’m a hopeless romantic. I keep sending flowers to women who’ll never love me back. Maybe because genuine affection afflicts me once a year. Or maybe because I’m an idealist-cum-cynic. Then again I have no regrets. Sending her the bouquet and poem was the best thing for me to do. Crippled by shyness … Continue reading