Whose Principles & Values?

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Whose Principles & Values?


The supreme and enduring challenge to a republic subdivided by many nation tribes (respective socio-cultural beliefs & customs), speaking in various languages (Ilocano, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Cebuano, Bicolano, etc.) bound in major and minor islands, many unnamed, with respective chieftains, separated by various seas, & now besieged & exacerbated by the encompassing reality of financial & informational influences in globalization, is how to maintain & reinforce a sense of unity expressed in a cohesion of: 1) a proud national identity, 2) territorial integrity, 3) and a political system, based on an institutional discipline, guaranteeing free, honest & orderly determination of national consensus, hence, rally all peoples allegiance, irrespective of tribe, duly recognizing a single paternal figure, a congress, & local leaders by virtue of the greatest majority.For example, the variety of immediate and aboriginal languages, similar the unique differences in customs & tradition, may create a stronger allegiance for regional bonding & fraternal identity (damdaming pampook) vis-Ã -vis the national identity (damdaming pambansa). This has, and always will be, the baser instinct in our character. And such tendency we must guard against, since it will weaken and lead to the unraveling of the communal fabric called the Philippine State.The great pillars (Lapu-Lapu who heads the native rebellion into the early centuries of Spanish colonial conquest; to Rizal, Bonifacio, Mabini, Del Pilar Jacinto etc.) of our historical evolution into one nation with Aguinaldo, Quezon, Osmeña, Roxas etc. …

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