Tag: Corazon Aquino

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How to Grow – Part 1 “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. Read More
Thoughts On the Structure and Dynamics of Growth “To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.” (Rudolf Steiner) Not all that long ago, we thought that Man was the only sentient animal that walked among the curious amalgam of creatures that share this earth. Read More
A Capital Idea The causes of poverty have long vexed scholar and practitioner alike. Read More
Youtopia is Nowheresville “Beware of sentimental alliances where the consciousness of good deeds is the only compensation for noble sacrifices.” (Otto von Bismarck ) The late antiquity philosopher Plotinus suggested that by means of reason we can intellectually transcend the confines of our body and attain a blissful vision of the perfect places that exist at higher levels of consciousness. Read More
Deconstruct to Reconstruct No single thing abides; but all things flow. Read More
The Most American Thing In America While perfection is praised in most cultures where the steady hand paints the smooth line and polishes the shinning gear, there are some that value novelty instead. Read More
Customize the Contradictions “Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of the organized life.” (H. Read More
The Leading Lady Corazon Aquino’s ascent to the presidency of the Philippines reads like something out of Shakespeare where heroines “have greatness thrust upon ’em.” The convent educated mother of five and wife of Benigno Aquino, the brilliant Philippine senator and leader of the opposition Liberal Party, went from a minor character in the drama to the leading lady in the tragic flash of a bullet. Read More