Memos from August 2012


We’re Just Human

I see this “Anti-Dis­crim­i­na­tion Bill” being talked about ear­li­er in the news here in the PI, I say cool. At the same time, ques­tion: “It’s 2012? Is this just anoth­er act of pol­i­tick­ing? Etc.”

I won­dered why this isn’t already inclu­sive; as part of the PI’s Bill of Rights (Arti­cle 3)? A quick research of the Philippine’s Con­sti­tu­tion (been a while since I’ve seen this as you may know), ain’t these enough com­mon sense to abide by?

  • Arti­cle 3, Sec­tion 1
  • Arti­cle 3, Sec­tion 5
  • Pre­am­ble, “under the rule of law and a regime of truth, jus­tice, free­dom, love, equal­i­ty, and peace…”

You would also think for a pop­u­la­tion that is dom­i­nant­ly Chris­t­ian (90%+), a reli­gion that holds “Love” as the great­est com­mand­ment (all reli­gions and belief sys­tems do), wouldn’t this be instilled from the start of one’s upbring­ing and social inter­ac­tions. But I guess, that’s just part of the strug­gle.

We live to be our best self one day at a time. We’re just human.

An August Sunday, East of the Barrio

Blessed with a blue sky and fluffy clouds after weeks of rain, I fig­ure I take the GoPro for anoth­er spin and a time-lapse of the Bar­rio. I faced this one towards the east, over­look­ing Pasig Prop­er (Down­town) and part of C5. This has a total of 217 pho­tos, each tak­en at a 30-sec­ond inter­val. So that’s a total of about 1:48:30 of real-time footage of the area.

Enjoy!

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