Thoughts

Religious Articles

God and Man

  1. Before you think about leaving the Catholic Church, think about something
  2. Sainthood and the Moral Horizon
  3. God is an Embarrassment in Our Lives
  4. Why Does Evil Happen to the Just?
  5. Just Wages and the Kingdom of God
  6. Why do we need to put god as the center of our lives?
  7. Escriva: Rejoice in Times of Tribulation
  8. Litany for the Conversion of Pope Francis (no really)
  9. Arguing God to an Atheist: Or How To Persuade the Other Side
  10. As Citizens We are Not Obligated to Help.  Maybe that’s the Problem
  11. Are Prayers Retroactive?

Prayers

  1. Prayer During Disasters
  2. Prayer In Times of Calamity
  3. Oratio Imperata: A Prayer for Deliverance from Calamities
  4. Saint Genevieve, Patron Saint of Calamity and Paris

Love Series (Feb. 2009)

  1. The Mexican Proverb
  2. The Universe Tends to Right Itself
  3. Love in Ground Zero
  4. In Love with Love
  5. An Invitation to Love
  6. The Labors of Love
  7. Suffer Love
  8. Happily Ever After
  9. Finding Our Good Samaritans
  10. Awakenings
  11. A Celebration of Love

The EDSA Series

The Arroyo Years (2008-2009)

  1. The Philippine Autocracy and the Battle for Congress
  2. How We Are Saved By EDSA
  3. Gloria Arroyo and the Hitler Complex
  4. The End of Dynasties
  5. A Question of Dignity
  6. Inertia: Sustaining the EDSA Movement
  7. A Silent Call to the EDSA Generation
  8. A Line in the Sand: EDSA, Arroyo and the future of Philippine politics

EDSA Theories (2008-2009)

  1. EDSA, an Analysis (Part 1)
  2. Anti-Thesis: Why Revolution will not Succeed in the Philippines
  3. Why the Philippines is not a Democracy
  4. A Comprehensive Proposal for an EDSA Reform
  5. The Story of the EDSA Movement

The Revolution Becomes the Establishment (2010-2016)

  1. Seven Minutes to Midnight: the National Elections of 2010
  2. Full Text of the Corona Impeachment Complaint
  3. The Philippine Civil War: Corona, Aquino and the Impeachment
  4. Impeachment as Excommunication: Corona, del Castillo and Congress
  5. Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement
  6. To President Aquino: An Appeal from a Blogger
  7. Philippine Elections 2016: An If-Then-Else?
  8. “Mock” Elections 2016: How Roxas will steal the Presidency

 Political Theories      

Democracy Series

  1. The Fatal Flaw of Western Democracies
  2. Lenin’s Democracy
  3. Why Pure Democracy is Impossible
  4. Of Peasants Rebellions, and why they fail
  5. The Life Cycle of a Revolution
  6. The Case for Moral Government part 1

 Geopolitics

The Chinese Resurgence

  1. The South China Sea and China’s New World Order
  2. The Empire of Heaven: Why China’s Rise is so Terrifying
  3. Three Sides to the South China Sea

Then and Now (2008 and 2014)

  1. The Shape of Things to Come: Russia, China, al Qaeda, the Philippines
  2. The Shape of the New World Order: ISIS, Russia and China

The US Elections (2008)

  1. Super Tuesday: A Day Later (2008 US Primaries)
  2. Striking a “Roe” Nerve: the troubles of Gov. Palin

The Shape of the World (2008-2009)

  1. For Better or For Worse: Cuba, Pakistan, Kosovo
  2. The New (Eastern) Order: Russia’s out of it
  3. Impunity
  4. Post-Iran afterglow: Protests, crackdowns

The Age of Terror Series (2008-2011)

  1. The Age of Terror: Tactics
  2. Age of Terror: Legitimacy
  3. Age of Terror: Killing Bin Laden

The Chaotic Present (2015-2016)

  1. The Fate of the Ancient City of Palmyra at the Hands of ISIS
  2. The Full Text of the Key Demands of the Communist Party of the Philippines (called CASER)

Humor

  1. Starcraft Tournament Players found to be North Korean Agents
  2. How Much Have I Visited
  3. Personality Quiz

Tech

  1. Smartwatch Debate: the Gear S, Moto 360, Apple Watch and the Smartwatch Market
  2. Four Annoying Things With The LG Sport
  3. 2017: The State of the Smartwatch and Google’s Offensive

Credo

  1. Writer’s Credo

 

 

 

 

 

 

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