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What about personal development?

What about personal development?

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Sep 24, 2017

Have you heard of The Secret? I first saw the movie way back in 2007, when my college teacher showed it to our class. Around 2005, there seemed to be a boom of personal development products, from books to DVD down to various platforms on the Internet.

Street protests are best teachers then and now

Street protests are best teachers then and now

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Sep 22, 2017

I was barely in my teens and a greenhorn freshman when the despotic regime of Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law in 1972. Having been raised in an outback island where life was easy and unperturbed by the social turbulences in the cities, I was not perturbed by the growing tensions in the national capital and elsewhere, where there were resistance.

Circles of lives

Circles of lives

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Sep 21, 2017

Progressive art works better once it serves functions outside galleries and museums. Same with protest poetry, once words step out…

A Peace Dream Vanishing (Part 6)

A Peace Dream Vanishing (Part 6)

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Sep 18, 2017

And so it came to pass that with the literary conventions and figurative devices in presenting the panorama and scene of our narrative, we now arrive at a most outrageous episode of Haribon’s dream flight to peacelandia.

Meaningful work

Meaningful work

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Sep 17, 2017

Our children constantly imitate what they see from adults, most especially from age 0-7 although it often stretches up to the…