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Opinion vs information

Because my opinion often misleads me I read a lot to get facts.  As you may recall, the important reads for me have been about us humans and aggression and territorial imperative.  Books and authors include...

Bishop Claver comments

In the book “The Making of a Local Church”, Bishop Francisco Claver states that opposition to contraceptives is NOT supported by scripture and, in fact, he could make an argument based on...

Independence and poverty

Few societies are truly independent and neither my homeland or the Philippines are exceptions.  My homeland, the USA, is dependent on foreign countries to finance its debt.  The Philippines is dependent on...

Poverty and Overseas Workers

My work in the Philippines has taught me that the daughters are considered property of the parents until married, although that is not the law. When one daughter tired of supporting her parents and younger...

Evolution of a Conservationist

More than three years ago I came to the Philippines to assist Father Ben Beltran  http://www.pinoyboomer.com/featured-beltran.html   in his efforts to achieve the Milennium Development Goals (MDD)...
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