I’ve written this blog because of my observation on how the Filipino “masses” have viewed the word “help”. In particular, “help” from the government and politicians who have hidden agendas when “helping”. I’ve come to the conclusion that most Filipino “masses” have equated real “help” with receiving sacks of rice from politicians. Giving canned foods to them by politicians, they view these acts of “kindness” as real help and thus they vote for these politicians believing that these politicians will save them from poverty. This is the truth in the
P.S. don’t get me wrong with the alms, I am not saying that the government shouldn’t give “alms” of help, they should especially during calamities, tragedies, etc. You get the drift, I hope.
You give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. You teach man how to fish and you feed him all his life. – by someone I don’t even know.