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Education in the clouds

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For sheer adventure, I was led to a place where science is taught but is often contradicted by practice. I had heard news of a series of deaths that struck a grade school. The incidents were ascribed to the supernatural because three students died without a logical medical reason, and more of them manifested the same symptoms.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Illinois, PH

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Filipinos weary of corrupt officials might find consolation (albeit consuelo de bobo or a fool’s consolation) by looking to the state of Illinois, where some 1,500 government officials have been convicted on corruption charges during the last 40 years. And if we are sick and tired of corrupt presidents, note that four Illinois governors have […]

Posted: December 13th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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