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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…

Obillo

Obillo

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Sep 16, 2017

He must have looked forward to coming home, even if it meant having to do chores. A Pantaron Manobo youth, Obillo…

Echo chamber of mines

Echo chamber of mines

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Sep 14, 2017

By design and by default, enclosed concrete spaces heavily secured in built structures exclude. Insiders isolate themselves from the wild natural world outside. They validate each other’s truths and cement their beliefs, so they only receive dubious outsiders, who undergo security checks, satisfy decorum requirements and speak the language. Voices harmonize and synchronize to the point of unison, as if hearing a fellow insider’s voice is no different from hearing one’s own, conjuring delusions of grandeur and visions of the future under the industry they thought they have built with their own hands. Their noble vocation, essential. Their technological knowledge, absolute. Their corporate confidence, intact. Thus, they tremble and panic when proven wrong.