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  • Tudurte
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    Unjustified Retribution
    Unjustified Retribution
    Hi everyone. I want to write a post about something in Filipino culture that is clearly different to the Western culture I was raised in. Having spent...
    Jun 14
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    Tudurte
    Jun 17
    @Redrose. Sure it is Pinoy Pride, absolutely, but where did this attitude evolve from? It had to come from somewhere. And why is there pretty much no other country where the bulk of the people act like this?
    Tudurte
    Jun 17
    @Doc exactly my point, if you catch them you are the bad one. Is there another culture anywhere where this attitude is so widespread? I can understand certain pockets of society engaging in this behaviour but in the Phils it seems to have spread across the whole country and now it is considered normal. Imagine if they did not have this attitude. My ding dong moment was thinking if this behaviour did not exist then so many other problems of the Phils would be solved as I feel it leads to other problems like it is the root cause. Would there be so much corruption if people feared getting caught? Would the shabu problem gotten so bad if they feared getting caught? Like I said in my post, imagine if the cops were not corrupt and people were scared of the law? They sure as hell have a long way to go before they ever achieve these goals.@Doc exactly my point, if you catch them you are the bad one. Is there another culture anywhere where this attitude is so widespread? I can understand certain pockets of society engaging in this behav...See more
    TCHoward
    Jun 17
    With my many years in working for a NGO, as a graduate student, and as a resident, I have seen enough. I have been involved in 2 major incidents- one as the respondent and one as the complainant. Thankfully, as the respondent, I had a pro bono lawyer who was the former law dean of a major university and NO bribes! As the complainant, I had a bona fide case of mass sexual abuse of boys, BUT this bastard was influential and now work at George Mason University in Virginia, United States as a professor.With my many years in working for a NGO, as a graduate student, and as a resident, I have seen enough. I have been involved in 2 major incidents- one as the respondent and one as the complainant. Than...See more
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