Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Social Contract

In CHAPTER VIII: “Of The Beginning of Political Societies” of John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government, he explains that: Sec. 95. MEN being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal, and independent, no one can be put out … Continue reading

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Land of the Free

Is freedom something that one can know just by being born in America? And did the Founding Fathers of America just wake up one day and discover “freedom”? It would take almost a century to outlaw slavery in the United … Continue reading

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Extra-Curricular

In junior year of high school, I was lucky to have been recommended by my homeroom teacher for this extra-curricular organization called PCO (Peer Counseling Organization).  It had a training program which I had to attend over the summer, but … Continue reading

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Doctors & Society

In society, doctors are held in such high esteem and with good reason — the years of training, the level of skill involved, and the power to heal and save lives.  But in this post, I want to discuss those … Continue reading

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Words +==>

Photo Credit: JL 09, http://www.aijc.com.ph/pccf/mediamuseum/images/ang-kalayaan.jpg, Ramon FVelasquez From reading Bob Ong‘s books, specifically Bakit Baliktad Magbasa ng Libro ang mga Pilipino? (English: Why Do Filipinos Read Books In Reverse?), I became acquainted with the Kartilya ng Katipunan (English: Primer of the … Continue reading

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