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The Pinoy Delusion

August 17, 2012


P|20ud 2 b P!n0Yz are perpetually all over the internet to self-aggrandize themselves as to belong from a melting pot of courage, resiliency and everything good anyone else from the face of this planet lacks in. From words of encouragement during ridiculously avoidable catastrophes such as: “Baha ka lang, Pilipino ako.”  “The Filipino spirit is […]

Further on the “Filipino Language”

May 9, 2012


Language is considered equivalent to culture (Jiang, 2009), and it has long been considered as such. Yes, you may contend about Latin as continuously extant in virtue despite that no person claiming to be of direct Roman ancestry lives today. However, the Latin that is being used today in Vatican City–as well as being integrated […]

Rethinking the “Filipino” Language

May 8, 2012


So much issues have erupted in this country for so many decades that I could not decide where to start. But, what I believe should be taken into spotlight is the root of all the problems many Filipinos are facing today. Undoubtedly, although many would contest that it is the cultural divide and mismatch that […]

Who are the Visayans?

May 7, 2012


4/4/2012 Editor’s note: This is the very first infoposter (NOT an infographic as what many would assume) that I made. It took me almost 4 days haggling with Photoshop and Illustrator. Nevertheless, I think this one’s decent enough.