The events revolving around the Tower of Babel is a story known to many. In the story, we are told that there was a time when we all used one language until the the division of mankind and subsequent fall of the tower itself. If this is true, then this could be the closest explanation to the similar (and almost similar) words we share around the world.
The Philippine Cybercrime Law has been suspended after much uproar from Filipinos in the social media sphere. We now look back into the events that led to the bill’s downfall and pick out lessons that we can learn along the way.
The Miss Universe Organization has turned heads with the recent addition of a transgender to the pageant. Online discussions argue whether or not Jenna Talackova should be allowed. But this debate delves into a different aspect in the pageantry. Is it a change in the competition or another scandal?
The ‘Right To Die’ debate is not new. Many people argue that when the patient has a terminal illness and the pain is agonizing, ending his life terminates the suffering, soothes the situation and saves medical resources. Should we allow it or not?
Money can buy you happiness, but, as a revealing study conducted by Berkeley psychologists would suggest, it couldn’t afford you empathy. This latest scientific discovery fuels the fire in the argument that having more money correlates to caring less for others.
To clone is to copy exactly what the original is. If animal cloning is allowed, then why not human cloning? If given the chance to allow or disallow human cloning, would you agree or disagree? Weigh down the advantages and disadvantages to know which side to take.
Lack of respect is indeed a problem that majority of people seem not to mind, although it poses a serious dilemma on our values and character education. In fact, when we tolerate this disrespectful behavior, it can eventually lead to crime and violence. Clearly, our present society lacks the clear perception about respect.