Ignorance is the only evil

“Vaccines don’t cause autism. Vaccines, instead, prevent disease. Vaccines have wiped out a score of formerly deadly childhood diseases. Vaccine skepticism has helped to bring some of those diseases back from near extinction.” – Alex Pareene NEW YORK CITY – Ignorance will kill more children than the measles outbreak. If Hippocrates were alive today, he […]

My Dinagyang 2019

By: Reymundo Salao I’d like to start off by congratulating the Dinagyang Committee and all the other people – from the government leaders up to the street sweepers, volunteers, and roving policemen – for a job well done in making Dinagyang 2019 successful and peaceful. The innovative addition of the Parade of Lights, now on its […]

Taking out God

ON January 20, the president of the University of Notre Dame, Fr. John I. Jenkins, announced that he will “censor” the beautiful and historic 17th century murals of Christopher Columbus on display in the Main Building. The murals depict Columbus’ arrival in the United States and with him came the civilization of the West and […]

Failed state

THE state according to German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel is the embodiment of the universal interest, an entity that enables individuals in society to pursue their particular interest. Hegel views the state as the guarantor of freedom and makes it possible for people to realize their dreams, hopes, and aspirations. Safety and security are […]

Adult Education Program

Adult education is a public education program for adults 18 years and older. It helps elder students earn a high school diploma, learn to speak English, learn new jobs, and even business or entrepreneurship. In the United States, adult education programs and courses are offered by secondary schools, community colleges, universities and other institutions. Adult […]

A vaccine against stupidity

By: Reyshimar Arguelles WHY is it that most of the people we entrust our life and future with are so stupid, depraved, and morally bankrupt? I’m talking about people who say they take public service seriously and demonstrate this undying devotion to the public good through fainting spells and other pathetic theatrics. Up to now, it’s […]

Death of reason

REASON dies every time Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. opens his mouth in order to push the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to blindly approve the 2019 budget. Let us count the ways. First, he claimed that contractual and job hires deployed to provincial and district hospitals will lose their jobs for lack of a new annual budget. […]