Saturday, December 14, 2013

The Sources of Our Childish Beliefs and Values

“Imagine the people who believe such things and who are not ashamed to ignore, totally, all the patient findings of thinking minds through all the centuries since the Bible was written. And it is these ignorant people, the most uneducated, the most unimaginative, the most unthinking among us, who would make themselves the guides and leaders of us all; who would force their feeble and childish beliefs on us; who would invade our schools and libraries and homes. I personally resent it bitterly.” ― Isaac Asimov Oh dear Isaac, my dear Isaac Asimov, I also personally resent it bitterly. What is even more resentful, however, is the painful fact that what keeps us Filipinos mentally impoverished as a people; and, morally malnourished as a nation is due to our so-called leaders. They are the college-educated products of Catholic schools, Catholic colleges, and Catholic universities own and operated by the Catholic church in the Philippines... Poch Suzara Twitter@ Facebook# Google#

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