By Walden Bello
When the presiding officer, Rep. Lorenzo Tanada III, arrived at my name and asked for my vote during the historic House of Representatives’ vote on the Reproductive Health Bill last Wednesday night, December 12, I replied in the affirmative and walked towards the rostrum to explain my vote.
In his column titled “Knowing” (Inquirer, 9/27/11), Conrado de Quiros cited a positive aspect of the WikiLeaks. But the best part was the delightful journey of thinking he gave me. I value knowing as I value things that matter most in life. Secrecy draws out only doubts, while freedom settles a man and empowers him [...]