Posts by tag: history

5 years ago

Today’s View:  Imitation Culture

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Today’s View:  Imitation Culture

It’s a whole range of our sensibilities that has been affected. Nothing is good enough for us without the quality of the foreign stuff. And in our effort to experience the sense of the foreign, or the ‘imported’ so called, we exult in the thought that we are able to have imitated the alien thing

6 years ago

Today’s View: From Poverty to Frivolity?

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Today’s View: From Poverty to Frivolity?

By DON J. PAGUSARA

Davao Today

Indeed, it sounds like a frivolity for Mr. Virgilio Almario to advance a proposal that is meant to change the spelling of Pilipinas toFilipinas.  Of all the urgent matters and issues that need to be addressed, here comes a very inconsequential proposition that wouldn’t at all touch the daily lives of our people.

6 years ago

WWII EXHIBIT

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Mike Villareal (left), information officer of the Philippine Veteran’s Bank, shows a sample of an emergency note printed during the…

6 years ago

Today’s View: Sweet enslavement

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Today’s View: Sweet enslavement

By DON J. PAGUSARA

Davao Today

Maybe, the deplorable circumstance of history, making us enslaved to a foreign language and culture, would hold sway for many generations yet to come.  And this certainly constitutes one of the fundamental elements that hold back our movement forward to progress, especially to freedom from poverty.