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Sunday, 4 April 2010

The end of this blog....

I no longer post on this blog. I got a new one... here is the web address: http://indiobotod.blog125.fc2.com/

see you there!

Thursday, 10 December 2009

SMS Political joke

# "The Filipinos are worth dying for." - Ninoy Aquino
# "The Filipinos are worth living for." - Cory Aquino
# "The Filipinos are worth dining for." - Gloria Arroyo

Random Points:

* Gloria said, "God put me here." Amado Macasaet said, "No, Garci did."
* I couldn't agree more with Malaya EIC Amado Macasaet when he opined that the nation lost with GMA's "victory" in 2004.
* Due to lack of shelter security, many Filipinos have to struggle by renting a "kwartito." A kwartito is a mini-room that can only accommodate a bed and a small dining table. I've experienced it myself. It's P800 in 1998 if my memory serves me right.
* "Heavy multitaskers are lousy at multitasking," according to Stanford communications professor Clifford Nass.

Wellness Bandwagon?

* A coffee brand offers a new set of what it calls 'Pro-Health' variants namely Pro-fiber (with Inulin fiber), Pro-power (with ginkgo biloba), Pro-beauty (with collagen) and Pro-slim (with L-carnitine).

* Another more established coffee brand has its own 'Body Partner' selection namely Protect (more antioxidant), Fit (helps in weight management), Relax (with chamomile extract) and Lingzhi (with ganoderma extract).

* An international college in Taguig offers a certificate course in wellness (and yes, believe it or not, pageantry)

* A fastfood chain now serves breakfast oats.

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Resilience

What do you think is the foremost source
of the Filipino's resilience to crises?

* His spirituality
- Prof. Mariam Tuvera, UP Economics professor

* Relationships, being able to express, humor and food
-Ms. Chat Jemena, University researcher, UP

* The strong family support system and belief in god
- Prof. Roland Simbulan, former UP faculty regent

* There is the archetypal image of the bamboo in the Filipino
unconscious that has become a part of our genetic pool.
This is evident in the presence of the image of the bamboo
in the myths and legends of the people.
-Prof. Grace Odal-Devora, UP arts and communications professor

* The Filipino's bahala na fatalism
-Atty. Ismael Khan, former Supreme Court spokesperson

* Resignation - their getting used to it
-Prof. Evelyn Jimenez, UP Philosophy professor

* It's the bahala na habit kicking in but instead of
a bad effect, it becomes positive
-Mr. Yar Min Thant, Burmese

* Faith in God
-Dr. Ana Maria Tabunda, Pulse Asia Executive Director

* Sense of humor
-Prof. Mary Dorothy Jose, UP History professor

* Prayers
-Prof. Melissa Alcazaren, CSB Psychology professor

* Their bahala na attitude
-Prof. Benjamin Mangubat, UP History professor

* Blind faith (Sorry if that is a bit harsh)
-Mr. Mike Wooton, Manila Times columnist

* A mixture of many things: our strong faith,
lack of too much conveniences in life
makes us easily adapt
-Dr. Angelita Galban, UP Community Dentistry professor

* Sense of humor
-Atty. Christian Monsod, former COMELEC Chairman


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