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Hacienda Luisita: Again and again and again Written by Archbishop Oscar V.Cruz

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Hacienda Luisita: Again and again and again


There are certain problems that either evade or refuse solutions. There are issues that for one reason or another remain unsettled and undefined. There are these and those disputes that elude settlement on account of this or that cause. Such a bitter and lamentable phenomenon receives different expressions, especially among simple yet intuitive people. A curse, a malediction, a plague — right or wrong, these are some of the terms used to point out such an insistently reigning and persisting misfortune.

When such a distressing reality refuses to go away, to disappear, to die, it goes on without saying that it acquires its pursuant social notoriety and public disgust. There seems to be some evil spirit reigning behind it — true or not.

But one thing is certain: The continuous and certified victims of such a repulsive issue are precisely those who want it resolved once and for all. They are the ones who instead eventually disappear — are killed, murdered, slaughtered — one after another. Yet the gross problematic rarity remains a concrete and living actuality..... MORE

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