Tag Archives: Immanuel Kant

Free Thoughts

In the third chapter of Jose Rizal’s novel Noli Me Tangere, the protagonist Crisostomo Ibarra, who has just returned to the Philippines from Europe, is the guest of honor at a banquet and becomes subject to the curiosity of the … Continue reading

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Change

Photo Credit: Hectonichus Change happens all the time. But when it comes to society, how can reform take place? As I’ve mentioned before, philosopher Immanuel Kant stated in his Political Writings that “progress can be expected to follow from the … Continue reading

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Pax Universalis

Photo Credit: Nikater I’ve always loved Ancient Greece more than Ancient Rome because of Greek philosophy.  But when I think of all the bridges, roads, and aqueducts that the Romans built and are still in use today, I come to … Continue reading

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Practical Will

Photo Credit: Gisling In one of my previous posts “Count-reh”, I discussed the necessity for industrialization in the countryside.  It would relieve congestion in Metro Manila by providing employment in the provinces as well as much-needed industrial goods. I would … Continue reading

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Mistakes II

I participated in the EDSA II Revolution. It was an incredible, unforgettable experience.  It became one big street party that lasted for days. Photo Credit: http://starbulletin.com/2001/02/10/editorial/special.html I was making myself heard and collectively, those of us there had the power … Continue reading

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