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‘Stupid God’

Ian Alfredo Magno . EVERYONE seems tangled, yet again, in frenzied discussions triggered by President Digong’s recent utterance, calling “God” stupid – a remark perceived by most as careless and uncalled for.  Among the numerous denominations, religions and sects this country has, it is the church which takes serious note ...

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Things we lose in a traffic jam

Ben Contreras . WHAT are the things lost when you get caught in a traffic jam? Time. When you’re supposed to reach your destination in, say, one hour, you get there in two or more. Appointment. Because you’re late, you missed your appointment, and it has to be important. Opportunity. ...

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Digong’s critics, fake Christians

Batas Mauricio . PARDON my saying this, but I believe that many Filipino believers are hypocrites on matters of faith. With the way they have been criticizing President Duterte after he contested, admittedly in a truly coarse manner, the story found in the Bible about “original sin,” one would think ...

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This crazy world

Nora Soriño . ILIGAN City — The city public plaza here is a place where you can see people who are  not quite right in the head. They walk to and fro in the expanse of the plaza. Most of them are women. One woman goes dancing to her heart’s ...

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BBL soon in Moro court

Pat Diaz . GENERAL Santos City – From media reports since May 31, it is most indicative that neither of SB No. 1717 and HB No. 6475, the Bangsamoro Basic Law bills as respectively approved in the Senate and in the House of Representatives, sits well with the leaders of ...

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Can I use your restroom?

Egay Uy . I FULLY understand that banks must exercise extraordinary diligence in safeguarding their clients’ and depositors’ money that somehow a basic ingredient of providing service is deliberately omitted or just neglected. I posted on Facebook a few days ago about the bad experience of my wife Juliet Uy ...

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Healthy diet

Netnet Camomot . WHAT should a dieter eat? In this age of animal rights, the empathetic dieter can be finally convinced to turn to whole grains, veggies and fruits. If that dieter can look at fishes without believing each of them is Nemo or Dory, then, he can add fish ...

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Seriousness of waste segregation

Ike Señeres . AS the supposed cleanup of Boracay is moving ahead full steam, it seems that no one is talking about building Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) and Air Pollution Controllers (APCs) in the island. That seems to be an indication that most people tend to think of pollution not ...

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Incubator of insurgency

Manny Valdehuesa . BAD governance is the opposite of good government. The mission of a good citizen should be to establish and uphold good governance. Where good government reigns, harmony, peace and order, and productivity obtains. Feeling secure and stable, a community’s mood is conducive to creative pursuits. Then positive ...

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