|Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz|
Integrity, probity and honesty, honor, rectitude and decency, nobility, goodness and sincerity — these are some of the more commonly understood and professed ethical values associated with “daang matuwid.” And rightly so. The opposite symbolic gross and detestable road — something like the “daang baluktot” — is the way of graft and corruption, deception and duplicity, fraud and trickery without excluding immorality and debauchery.
To the delight and jubilation of the general public, the national leadership at the start of its tenure of office, proudly claimed and loudly proclaimed the option of following the road of the righteous — the “daang matuwid” — a claim which is now sadly causing not only strong doubts but also utter dismay. And rightly so — even if only for the infamous fact that the present government is the biggest gambler in the country..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune