Politics

Chunks of Thoughts about Duterte’s Candidacy

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2aG5BFCowg] Two thoughts about Duterte from his recent Rappler interview: 1. “The [government] authorities are not a terror to those who do good, but to those who do evil…” (Romans 1:13:3) If we are to choose a government leader in 2016, he or she must be a “Terror to those who do evil.” They …

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Jose Rizal: Fallen Systems, Rebellion and Victory

Jose Rizal rebelled against the prevailing system of his day because he knew what’s wrong. He was exposed to the protestant reformation in Europe and its ideals when he stayed with a protestant pastor in Protestant Germany (although some argue that Rizal’s religious affiliation was ecumenical-Catholic). I believe that heroism sprung up from Rizal because …

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