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Politics and the Religious

Posted in Politics and Culture by juned on the June 30th, 2006

I have no problem with a Bishop engaging politics as long as he leaves his staff, ring and mitre (miter) at the door. Any member of any religious community has the right to air their opinion. I would not even mind if a priest mentions politics during his sermon as long as he can tie it in with morality and the teachings of the Catholic Church.
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Is the Political Opposition weak?

Posted in Politics and Culture by juned on the June 30th, 2006

Is the assembled political forces against Arroyo strong enough to put her down. Laying aside (for the meantime) the strategems and legality of their actions who are the people that compromise the Political Opposition and as an alliance are they strong or weak?
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Animal Farm (1954)

Posted in Arts and Entertainment, Readings by juned on the June 29th, 2006

I first saw this movie during one of those sponsored film showings of British Council at New Manila. This was several years ago. British Council used to send out monthly newsltetter detailing the cultural events for the month. During that the Council sponsored several screening of classic British films - including Kind Hearts and Coronets. It was to be years and years later till I was able to see Kind Hearts and Coronets again and it would be years, years, and years later that I would be able to watch again Animal Farm.
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