News of several deaths and injuries in Manchester, Marawi, Bangkok, and Syria filled up social media sites and TV broadcasting stations yesterday. Millions of people shared their sentiments and prayers to those affected in the attacks and bombings. Several measures were done after the unfortunate incidents. There were those who offered places to stay for the … Continue reading Hope
When people ask me what I am most insecure about, I would most likely answer something that concerns a physical characteristic. I would shy away from revealing the thing that keeps me up at night, the one that embarrasses me the most. I would rather offer a superficial answer, say my hair or my stomach … Continue reading Speak Up
“Do unto others what you want others to do to you” an extremely popular phrase which many of you, like me, follow. We have always been taught that by following this phrase, we are being good people by valuing others’ welfare as we would want others to to value ours. Personally, I treated this phrase as … Continue reading True Selflessness
I was a product of two broken families. It seems cool, having to think how my mother and father used to sleep with two different people that they consider as significant others. That night, however, I’m seeing them hug each other tight, as it was our last night in Dubai, and one must be left behind. I … Continue reading Modernong Bayani: We are finally home.
What is Philosophy? After our class on the Philosophy of the human person, I believe philosophy is a kind of thinking that doesn’t concern with worldly affairs. Instead, it tries to reflect on the essential things in life. Moreover, it is a critical and aware thinking that goes beyond the surface and dwells deeper. It … Continue reading What is Philosophy?
“It’s not about ‘living’ your life; it’s about being able to utilize it for the greater good” This was the mantra of my life from the moment I realized that I want to be an instrument of change in my country. I shouldn’t be selfish. It is but imperative to use my every breath to … Continue reading On the Pursuit of Happiness
Time is not the enemy; it’s us. In the recent blockbuster Marvel movie Doctor Strange, it talked about the concept of time. One of the main antagonist, Kaecilius, wanted to summon the Dark dimension in order for humans to have eternal life. He said, “People think in terms of good and evil, but really, time … Continue reading Time: An Opportunity to Think and To Live