Social Stigma: A Barrier for People with AIDS

“Stigma remains the single most important barrier to public action. It is a main reason why too many people are afraid to see a doctor to determine whether they have the disease, or to seek treatment if so. It helps makes AIDS the silent killer,… Stigma is the chief reason why the AIDS epidemic continues … Continue reading Social Stigma: A Barrier for People with AIDS

On Deciding What to Get as Christmas Presents

It is that time of year. Christmas is fast approaching and we are nearing that season wherein most of us will be frantic on deciding what to get the most important people in our lives for presents. And as we are all high with the spirit of giving gifts, we sometimes have a difficult time … Continue reading On Deciding What to Get as Christmas Presents

The Real Costs of Traffic in Metro Manila

Metro Manila, with a current population of around 12 million people, is known to many countries as one of the most traffic-congested cities in the entire world. (Santiago, 2014) Besides the unconstitutional situations stirring in our government, our country is being presented in the whole world under a “bad” light because of traffic. We all … Continue reading The Real Costs of Traffic in Metro Manila

“From a State of Civil Society to a State of Indifference”

Before the existence of law and order, people back then are in a state of nature, as Thomas Hobbes pictured.         Everyone basically had the right to everything. Because of this, men are in a war amongst themselves. Uncertainty, doubt and fear ruled during the anarchic existence of men. But as time … Continue reading “From a State of Civil Society to a State of Indifference”