Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Is Philippines stupid because they’re poor? Or are they poor because they’re stupid?
I think any foreigner who has spent any significant time in Philippines would say it’s their stupidity, ignorance, laziness, selfishness, and complete inability to be honest which causes them to be poor.
Others will argue that poverty has caused them to be brainless dumbasses who just can’t seem to rise above their past and evolve and progress out of the dark ages and in to modern times. I’m sure the Philippines version of the Catholic Church’s mind-fuck on the people is a big part of the problem as well.
For the purpose of discussion, what’s your take on why Philippines shows no sign at all of progress or change or much brains, but only seems to be getting worse. Because if they think they are poor now, just wait until they get kicked out of the United Nations by the end of the next Presidency if they do not show a significant decrease of government corruption (a warning to them from the United Nations as a result of the recent Pork Barrel Scam). That will isolate them from the world community significantly more than they already are.
“The UN warning is more serious than China stealing the Spratly Islands. Philippines will be a total useless country if UN decides to cut it’s ties with the lowly country”, US economist and political analyst Steve Graham told CNN regarding the report.
“Being removed from UN membership is like losing a war on terror. This could impact mostly on Filipinos who are working abroad because they are one of the biggest sources of the country’s income. Having a dysfunctional government is like having no country at all”, Peter Garfield, Political Science Professor at Oxford University said.
And what’s worse, Malacañang palace already received the report but an email to president’s office remained unanswered.
Ignorance, denial, and stupidity all the way up to the President. What a sad sad unconcerned, stupid bunch of people. Philippines will soon be reverting back to chucking spears, and living in nippa huts, and being hunter/gatherers.
The Philippines has a dysfunctional government because it’s populated with dysfunctional “people” or maybe I should refer to them simply as Homo Sapiens. They elect from the population, and when the population is 99% comprised of total imbeciles, that’s who you elect. It’s hopeless.
So what’s your take on this question? Poverty stricken or stupid stricken?Published in