Essay: TH does not believe in religion

I had a nightmare earlier. I had a nightmare, and I woke up praying to the lord for strength. How odd, that for a person who professes no affiliation to a religion, I find myself coming back to the same rituals and the same prayers when I am reduced to my lowest. It must be…

Opinion: Paano na si Dolly?

There’s a lot to be said about education in the Philippines. We have the rising tuition fee, competitive education, K to 12 benefits, the lack of teacher incentives and teachers in general… valid and very concrete concerns which have echoing repercussions on the national academic community. But there are also other concerns that are more…

Responses: The Gist (RAAAAAAGE)

Catholic Church equates Pro-RH as Pro-Death, and says it out loud The gist:Β The Diocese of Bacolod has come up with a 6 feet tarpaulin featuring the names of running candidates and their stance on the RH bill. Quite clearly, those who are pro-RH bill were labelled TEAM PATAY (Team Death), while those against the bill…

Politics: featuring Todd Akin, the sexist and the stupid

“Sexist” and “stupid” may or may not refer to Todd Akin. And Paul Ryan. I am so exited for November 6 to come and pass. Seeing all of the articles about certain forms of stupidity and misogyny (particularly from the Republicans) and hearing about them make me so frustrated. :/ I’m not even American. Given…

Essay: Filipina Feminista

An amazingly dry essay on what is and isn’t for the Filipino feminist. See the end for references and notes. Filipina Feminista AND WHY SHE’S NOT MOVING ONWARDS The 2011 Gender Gap Report by The World Economic Forum presents something to be excited about: out of 135 countries tested, the Philippines ranks with the eighth…

In Progress

I haven’t posted anything in a while, mostly because I don’t have anything complete to present to the world. My “In Progress” desktop folder is full of things I can’t seem to finish once I’ve started. I will finish them, though. I promise.Β