I am not an idiot to not recognize smart-shaming when it happens. No matter how unintentional it is, the subtlety says something more. In my country, anti-intellectualism is the norm unacknowledged. Meaning, most men put on a facade that discourses about the importance of intelligence, yet disparages people who displays a brilliant mind. It saddens… Continue reading Smart Shaming Everywhere
Strength of character does not mean a neccesity to exert your views on someone who sees an art differently. Strength of character is a change within yourself, not a change to someone else.
If there is one thing I learned about George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones book, it is that every one of us isn't the center of the universe. What I thought of as the main character died so suddenly that I was taken aback and wondered "Well who am I going to root for… Continue reading Center of the Universe?
When loneliness creeps into you especially at 11 pm, you just cannot help but scroll down on your phone contacts discovering you cannot find someone worth conversing with. You expose yourself too much to people, and now you fear that you will turn too superficial. You dislike people ruling and pressuring you in life. Oh,… Continue reading Letter from a Lonely Friend
It really is strange to read the transition of each stroke of letters or statements, knowing that the writer will surely come to his end. This is what I felt about Anne Frank's entries. I find her very bright; her way of thinking for such a young girl, made me express a word in Filipino… Continue reading Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank’s Perspective of War and Life
Newsflash about Michael Jackson's supposed concert in London showed MJ stating it would be his final performance. I was eleven years old then, watching from the television with disinterested stare. My knowledge about Michael was obscure, since my initial thought of him was that he was an actor. Needless to say, I have always heard… Continue reading Why I Am A Big Fan of Michael Jackson
Mag binisaya ko (akong sarili na bisaya, kay dili kaayo ko swito sa lawum na bisaya) 'ron tungod kapansin ko na wa dyuy gagamit ug binisayang lengguwahe kung mu selebrar ta ug Buwan Ng Wika o bisag unsa pana na selebrasyon bahin saatong nasud. Karong agosto, naay paabutay na pesta bahin sa pag hatag ug… Continue reading Buwan Ng Wika