Vantage Points

THINK ON THESE: Turning garbage into something useful

If someone tells you about garbage, what comes into your mind immediately? Perhaps plastic bags, newspapers, bottles, and the like? They may be waste...

THINK ON THESE : That’s what friends are for

Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, dramatist, journalist, and political activist. At the age of 44, he received the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the second-youngest recipient in history.

Kuwentong Peyups: Walking barefoot during Traslacion

Walking barefooted during the Traslacion is a symbolic gesture that emulates Christ’s suffering as he was carrying his cross to Golgotha. I was able to...

THINK ON THESE: Pulling others down

Alex Monaco is a blogger and digital marketer. He is the founder of the spectacular marketing agency, s-o-c-i-a-l.com, and helps people to be successful,...

THINK ON THESE: Some advices you need to heed

“The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and...

Theory and Practice: Moral Clarity in Politics

No two people have identical moral preferences. But they must agree on the meaning of the public good. Moral clarity is critical in the...

THINK ON THESE: What if tomorrow never comes?

“The habit of always putting off an experience until you can afford it, or until the time is right, or until you know how...

THINK ON THESE: Two sides of a coin

In Charity and Its Fruits: Christian Love as Manifested in the Heart and Life, Jonathan Edwards wrote: “There are always two sides to every story, and it is generally wise, and safe, and charitable, to take the best; and yet there is probably no one way in which persons are so liable to be wrong, as in presuming the worst is true, and in forming and expressing their judgement of others, and of their actions, without waiting till all the truth is known.”

Theory and Practice: On Racism

Racism is fundamentally wrong. As an ideology, it violates the dignity of human beings. Racism is rooted in the belief that one race is...

THINK ON THESE: A matter of kindness

In these days of information superhighway and crass materialism, a little kindness goes a long, long way. But to some people, they expect kindness to be offered to them on a silver platter – and without any return.