Why do we solicit the opinions and half-baked analyses of foreign observers when they aren't even stakeholders in this political problem?
If and when the dust of this political war settles, these international media outfits can just as easily offer a half-meant apology and say, "We thought Duterte was going to be a dictator as your VP had said. So, we helped you remove him. It turns out that he wasn't but he certainly had all the capacity to be a dictator."
And we, the Filipinos, will be left to pick up the pieces of a broken republic.
~Bryan Ng Co
"Arguing from exception is like judging the moon harshly for its total eclipses rather than for the reflective light it benefits and blesses us with regularly." ~Bryan Ng Co
"Before there were signature bags there must first be fat bank accounts." ~Bryan Ng Co
"Problems are troughs that make us treasure the peaks of joys more." ~Bryan Ng Co
"Sometimes, a break from a preoccupation offers an opportunity for learning, and maybe, even relearning." ~Bryan Ng Co
"The intelligent doesn't behave intractably for the sake of being disagreeable. Conversely, no intelligent person will ever subscribe to every idea expressed by others simply for the sake of being agreeable. Ideas clash. Ideas overlap. Ideas cohere." ~Bryan Ng Co, July 25, 2017
"The most difficult problem you encounter today
Will be a mere fraction of its size by tomorrow
The biggest event of this year will
Have become a mere story by the next.
Each of us is a collection of stories.
Our lives, our works, our victories, our misfortunes
They all become part of the stories we tell
When tomorrow comes, when the new day dawns."
~Bryan Ng Co, September 22, 2017
"Truth gives no assurance of comfort. Nor does it guarantee freedom. It often jails people as much as it frees them." ~Bryan Ng Co
"Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck." ~Joseph Heller, "God Knows" 1984
"Man's first frown is the first touch of God on his forehead. The touch of thought." -- Ayn Rand
"Never separate the life you live from the words you speak." ~Paul Wellstone
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