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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Jaime T. Licauco
"WILL our country ever have any chance of getting out of the political, social, cultural, intellectual and spiritual rut it is in?"
This is what more and more of our countrymen are asking themselves. And no one, it seems, has yet come up with a viable and credible answer.
I have talked to a number of foreigners, and these foreigners love the Philippines and the Filipino people. In fact, many of them even married local women. And they look at us with complete bewilderment and puzzlement.
"We cannot understand you Filipinos," they tell me. "You have probably the most abundant natural resources any country could dream of. You have a highly vibrant, intelligent and creative …