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Angara to Artlets: Know your history, know yourselves

Angara to Artlets: Know your history, know yourselves

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FORMER SENATE president Edgardo Angara urged Artlets to be aware of their nation’s history for them to know and define their identities as Filipinos. “People who forget their history will never progress. Nations fail because they forget their history,” Angara said, quoting historians. “Therefore it’s important that you know the history of your country because history will define who you are [and] will define your identity.” He claimed that Filipinos feel “uncertainty” regarding their own race and “insecurity” toward other nationalities in a forum held Thursday at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex Auditorium. “Five years ago, there was a survey [in an] elementary school in Quezon City. Pinamili sila (students), ‘Anong gusto mong nationality paglaki?’ Aba, walang pumili ng Fil...