Wednesday, August 15, 2007


On this stormy afternoon, I begin my blog on social issues, mainly Philippine politics. Three years ago it may have been unthinkable for me to be really opinionated about this stuff. I preferred, and probably still prefer, to look beyond culture in understanding the human mind. Ultimately, even politics interests me not for any considerations of benefiting society but solely because it is an interesting problem worth solving.

My previous apathy has given way to a welcome appreciation of the news, not because I agree with people's views on it, but because I want to figure out the best way to view things, and to get people to view things in this way.