Saturday, January 12, Our Filipino Norm of Morality Revisited "Many Filipinos are what I call Sunday-religious, that is they go to church every Sunday, take in confession and communion, but the rest of the week they bribe and do corrupt deeds Pura Santillan-Castrence "To the degree that organized religion has decayed and the attachment to the Judeo-Christian tradition has become weaker, to that degree capitalism has become uglier and less justifiable. Bold, underlined words are HTML links.
It was the home of the virginal young lady waiting for Mr Right. Is there a decline in morality in the Philippines? If so, what happened? They believed in being courted with the intention of marriage. Many still dated with chaperones present! And dancing meant dancing with female cousins at the Barangay Fiesta only!
Now, you may or may not agree with me, but I hope all can at least see my motivation. My question is whether changes are making people…. Connections were slow, but it meant an Australian Filipina couple could send some emails maybe a few times a week.
But there was no Facebook and little exposure to popular culture and different morality from the big wide world out there. This seems to be where the changes started from my observation.
It became possible to use Yahoo and other sites to meet up with people from other countries. Social media platforms like Friendster and MySpace became popular.
Nowadays there are cheap phone plans that include free access to Facebook. And this has coincided with the availability of cheap smartphones, with easy Facebooking abilities and to take and send both photos and videos. The belief has long been that everything is better overseas, particularly in the US, and that meant the tendency was to follow what they saw and heard.
Therefore who became the authority sources in questions of what was wrong or right? Miley Cyrus and Arianna Grande, rather than parents and teachers! Teenage boys will always lie about being in love, and will always use girls for their own shallow satisfaction if the girls let them.
Is there an answer? No simple answer that I know of. As parents, please try to be aware of this tendency and try to give your kids good advice and guidance.
And in general, be aware of the changes that are taking place and make your own decisions accordingly.Moral conflicts are the core of divisions in Philippine politics. This is the argument Wataru Kusaka offers in his latest book, Moral Politics in the Philippines: Inequality, Democracy and the Urban Poor.
Kusaka’s argument is based on three years of ethnographic research at an urban poor community in Pechayan, Quezon City. Morality (from Latin: moralis, lit. 'manner, character, proper behavior') is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.
. Nov 19, · Morality has been one of the Philippines' number one issue today. It is a very broad field touching almost all aspects in the society- be it poverty, justice, power, equality or religion.
now in the 21st century, is morality still valued by the people? Elements and composition of Filipino values Based on studies, surveys, opinions, anecdotes, and other literatures made by experts and researchers in relation to Filipino social values or Filipino core values, along with the Filipino character or Filipino identity of a person or an individual known as the Filipino, the Filipino value system are found to .
Is there a decline in morality in the Philippines?
If so, what happened? Australian men, like myself in years past, were often jaded by the feminism/divorce culture that exists in Australia and headed to the Philippines looking for a future wife who still believed in the concept and practice of lifelong marriage.
Sexuality in the Philippines encompasses sexual behavior, sexual practices, and sexual activities exhibited by men and women of the Philippines past and the present.
Our Filipino Norm of Morality (Revisited) " Many Filipinos are what I call Sunday-religious, that is they go to church every Sunday, Another way of looking at the problem of morality in the Philippines is to consider the actual and prevailing norms of right and wrong among Filipinos. Law, Politics, and Morality in the Philippines (Follow me on [email protected]) 1. LAW, POLITICS, AND MORALITY IN THE PHILIPPINES Photo credit: Author VIVENCIO “VEN” BALLANO, PhD In the Photo: Baby Johann Karl . Elements and composition of Filipino values Based on studies, surveys, opinions, anecdotes, and other literatures made by experts and researchers in relation to Filipino social values or Filipino core values, along with the Filipino character or Filipino identity of a person or an individual known as the Filipino, the Filipino value system are found to .