Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Filipino -- a naturally corrupt race

"License" is a matter of law. "Practice" is a matter of reality. In other countries, whatever you read in their laws is actually shown exactly in practice. But in the Philippines, what you can read in its laws is so opposite of what you observe in reality and practice. Philippines as a nation, and the Filipino people as a race is like a "corrupted" software, it functions differently with reference to its program (laws). This is the legacy of the outgoing (old) generation; and I'm getting mixed emotions already on whether we should push for reforms or just sway with the wind and consider corruption as natural part of the Filipino identity.