Saturday, September 27, 2008

a endless juggling act

Well, here I am again, busy with all the work. I got LSCS publications work (and an activity to add too) on one hand, INTROSE (or introduction to software engineering) in another, ENGLRES (or research) on another and a ton of stuff for my majors. It's a really fun juggling act, isn't it?

Haha, with all of these things, you might be thinking... with all the work I am doing, is it possible for me to have some time for rest? Well, if I can schedule my work properly and become more persevering and patient in my work, then yes.

The problem here is that I think I get easily distracted by other things, unless if give extreme focus on certain items, like programming work or even better games. Also, I tend to daydream a lot. Perhaps it's one of my favorite hobbies right now. ahahaha. but seriously though, it'll be a bit difficult for me to do some tasks because of those thing as well as the fact that I'm multitasking/procrastinating when it comes to work(both of which I'm good at, unfortunately).

To cut it short, I still have a lot of habits to get rid of if I want to become more productive. I gotta limit my daydreaming, force myself to focus heavily on certain subjects. I gotta be more hardworking and patient when it comes to work, especially now that I have 3 majors to deal with.

I'm really trying my best to get a GPA of 3.0 this term. If I were to get that GPA, I should really work harder. Well, enough about that. Back to work for me then.

Labels: ,

Materialized @ 12:12 PM || 0 Notes

Sunday, September 21, 2008

The long (and short) ends of the stick.

Been hell of a long while since i last updated this blog.

heck, I already have two blogs to update, not like anybody is reading them both though. Anyway, what I am about to discuss today is something different. Let's deviate from the personal life and gaming posts, let's be a bit more serious this time.

Today marks the 36th Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law here in the Philippines. what does that mean? On this day, the "great and legendary" President Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law and started his authoritarian rule that lasted over a decade. It was a time of complete fear; people get arrested for just speaking against the government, abductions and sudden serial killings on media men and leftist leaders and the like.

Unfortunately though, for a brief period, the Philippines was able to experience short term prosperity though thanks to some of Marcos' reforms. In fact, some his presidential decrees are still in effect, due to their usefulness. But regardless, the fact that democracy was sacrificed for prosperity and the numerous extrajudicial killing that happened at the time was uncalled for and very unjust.

To make matter worse, Marcos is the only one who benefits from all this; he used his power to make himself rich and used much of the funds of the government, the funds that came from the blood, sweat and tears of every Filipino Citizen, for his own personal agendas. What kind of a leader is that?

Thankfully, People Power happened. The people has heard enough and the damned dictator was disposed from his office. However, the justice that the victims of his regime has done was not given immediately, though. The dictator died in exile and even as we speak, the victims are still fighting against his old allies and family members for the sake of justice and truth.

Many lessons were learned from the experience of Martial Law. This is proof that the ambition of one man can lead to the downfall of a nation. And that all the citizens of this country should fight to preserve our freedom and human rights from those who will want to take it away. No person in this world is allowed to take away freedom and human rights from another person, and the Edsa Revolt that happened after Martial Law proved that a leader who takes away to rights of the people shall experience the wrath of the people.

To cut the story short, Martial Law is a time of fear and distrust,when corruption, selfishness and tyranny reigned. It was only when Ninoy Aquino was assasinated and when the Edsa People Power Revolt came when all this supposedly came to an end. But after so many years, we might be wondering... Have we truly achieved freedom? Are the lessons learned from Martial Law been applied? Are we still being exploited and bullied around by our leaders because they have the power? and more importantly, Is what we fighted for during Martial Law and the People Power Revolution worth it?


Materialized @ 7:52 PM || 0 Notes

About Me


user posted image
user posted image
user posted image


Sakura Fanlisting
Suiseiseki Fanlisting
xxxHolic Fanlisting
Mokona Fanlisting chobits fanlisting
Tomoyo Fanlisting   Sugar Fanlisting
Death Note Fanlisting L Fan Listing Konata Fanlisting
Tsukasa Fanlisting Kagami Fanlisting



page counter



Ragnarok Online
Level-up! Main Portal
Captured Wings Forums
Kawaii Sakura Shrine
Genso Suiko Gaiden
Granado Espada
Nihon Kenkyu Kai
De La Salle University
Perfect World
Monato Esprit
La Salle Computer Society

Personal Links

My Johari Window
Friendster Account
Magic Crush Calculator ;)
My mini City!!!
Help my city develop industry!


GM Phage

Previous Posts

Belated Happy New Year!
Switching bloghosts
Belated happy birthday dear blog~
....And I miss out on one month worth of blogging....
There is something wrong with blogger.
Google plus.
Belated Birthday, Independence Day and some other ...
Long time no post


November 2005
December 2005
January 2006
February 2006
March 2006
April 2006
May 2006
June 2006
July 2006
August 2006
September 2006
October 2006
November 2006
December 2006
January 2007
February 2007
March 2007
April 2007
May 2007
June 2007
July 2007
August 2007
September 2007
October 2007
November 2007
December 2007
January 2008
February 2008
March 2008
April 2008
May 2008
June 2008
July 2008
August 2008
September 2008
October 2008
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
February 2009
March 2009
April 2009
May 2009
June 2009
July 2009
August 2009
September 2009
October 2009
November 2009
December 2009
January 2010
February 2010
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010
June 2010
July 2010
August 2010
September 2010
October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011
March 2011
April 2011
May 2011
June 2011
July 2011
August 2011
October 2011
November 2011
January 2012


Made By June Parreno 11/05/05
Site Name © Lively Innocence
Designed by: June Parreno
Brushes and texture © psbrushes