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Artlets urged to share accurate PH history to people

Artlets urged to share accurate PH history to people

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SEN. GREGORIO Honasan called on Artlets, especially History majors, to provide the next generation of Filipinos a "proper sense of history" in order to produce "better" leaders in the future. “You (Artlets) will play a very crucial part in giving the next generation, and your generation as well, the proper sense of history so we wouldn’t make the same mistakes [that led to the EDSA Revolution],” Honasan said in the lecture titled EDSA People Power: Telling the Other Side of the Story held Feb. 14. Honasan claimed that the media and the internet have the tendency to alter historical facts, which makes people not know what to believe anymore. “Check your sources, and then write history,” he said. “Citizenship is a responsibility [and] if you do not exercise that responsibility, ...
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...