Wish list for the Philippines in the new decade | Inquirer Opinion

Wish list for the Philippines in the new decade

/ 05:01 AM January 01, 2020

What do I want for the new decade?

That Digong and Joma reach an agreement and peace talks come to a successful conclusion in a neutral country with no one “losing face.”


That natural disasters, which are largely caused by people themselves, do not affect the Philippines.

That we live and trade in peace with all of our neighbors without exception.


That science and logic go their own successful way and defeat stupidity and superstition. That new creative ideas abound. And that AIDS, TB, malaria and cancer will be defeated by medicine and in the future be treated like a cold.

I wish everyone, friend or foe, a happy new year and a successful new decade.

Jürgen Schöfer, Ph.D., [email protected]

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