Link: You Are What You’re Not

Writer and friend of Kapisanan Joe Rivera wrote on his blog about the State of the Filipino Union that took place some weeks back.

photo credit: Julius Manalo

photo credit: Julius Manalo

Joe challenges his generation of Filipino parents with the following question re: Filipino youth:

“Are we going to categorize them according to their inherited traditions, their religion, their language, or the community in which they were born? Are we going to give that unchosen identity priority over their political affiliations, profession, gender, social involvements and many other connections?”

So, AGAIN – what does it mean to be Filipino?

(to read the rest of Joe’s entry, click HERE)


~ by Leonard on March 10, 2009.

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