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Thursday, December 14, 2017

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15 Reasons to Keep Coconut Oil in Your Bathroom


By Dr. Mercola
While multiple companies manufacture and market "new and improved" FMCGs — fast- moving consumer goods — that we use every day, such as soap, toothpaste, deodorant and body lotion, one of the best and most natural products has been right under our noses, so to speak.
Coconut oil has a pleasant scent, and besides being very economical, it's an amazingly versatile and therapeutic substance. Since the mid-1990s, roughly, coconut oil for a number of applications, such as cleansing, deodorizing and healing, has been growing on the larger population.
Questions like "Where does coconut oil actually come from?" and "What does it smell like?" are apropos. Coconut oil, like butter, is a solid substance, melting to a liquid form when it reaches about 76 degrees.
Insoluble at room temperature, it takes on a creamy consistency when blended with water using a whisk. If not treated to processes such as bleaching, refining or deodorizing, coconut oil exudes the mild fragrance you would expect — like coconut.

2 Kinds of Coconut Oil — Commercial Grade and Virgin

The relatively recent interest in the many uses of coconut oil also elicits questions regarding its production. There are two basic types: Commercial-grade and virgin coconut oil.
Commercial grade coconut oil — This product is made from copra, which is the dried meat of the coconut. It's usually smoke-, sun- or kiln-dried or a combination of the three. But when standard copra is used to make coconut oil, it's not sterile and therefore unsuitable for human consumption.
It's "purified" or refined through a process known as RBD — refined, bleached and deodorized. According to Coconutdiet.com:1
"High heat is used to deodorize the oil, and the oil is typically filtered through (bleaching) clays to remove impurities. Sodium hydroxide is generally used to remove free fatty acids and prolong shelf life.
This is the most common way to mass-produce coconut oil. The older way of producing refined coconut oil was through physical/mechanical refining. More modern methods also use chemical solvents to extract all the oil from the copra for higher yields."
Virgin coconut oil — In comparison, like olive oil, coconut oil is best when "first-pressed" and "virgin." Like pressing a teabag that's been steeping in boiled water a few minutes, the first water released will contain the most actual extracts.
The second time it's pressed, as in the teabag analogy, the result isn't as concentrated. Coconutdiet.com continues:
"Virgin Coconut Oil can only be achieved by using fresh coconut meat or what is called non-copra. Chemicals and high heating are not used in further refining, since the natural, pure coconut oil is very stable with a shelf life of several years.
There are currently two main processes of manufacturing Virgin Coconut Oil:
  • Quick drying of fresh coconut meat which is then used to press out the oil. Using this method, minimal heat is used to quick dry the coconut meat, and the oil is then pressed out via mechanical means.
  • Wet-milling. With this method, the oil is extracted from fresh coconut meat without drying first. 'Coconut milk' is expressed first by pressing.
  • The oil is then further separated from the water. Methods which can be used to separate the oil from the water include boiling, fermentation, refrigeration, enzymes and mechanical centrifuge."

Why Keep Coconut Oil in the Bathroom?

Raw, organic coconut oil, besides being good enough to eat (which we'll discuss in a minute) has a plethora of benefits apart from actual ingestion. Here's a list of 15 benefits of coconut oil, in no particular order:
1.Smooth shave — If you've been plagued by red, irritated and razor-burned skin after shaving, coconut oil is both soothing and antibacterial.
2.Rash recovery — Other rash problems from diaper rash to mild allergic reactions can be remedied using coconut oil. Propylene glycol is one chemical found in commercial moisturizers that can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.
3.Lip balm — Use coconut oil to moisturize, nourish and hydrate chapped lips without inadvertently eating endocrine disruptors.
A study on the metal content in lip balm revealed lead, aluminum, cadmium, chromium and manganese in high concentrations, some associated with reproductive, developmental or other adverse health effects.2
4.Facial cleanser — Effective as a face wash, mixing equal parts coconut oil and castor oil is known as oil cleansing. Massage it into your skin and remove gently with a warm washcloth.
Ninety percent of the body washes and cleansers you buy contain harmful chemicals such as sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate, which, in combination with other chemicals, can form cancer-causing nitrosamines.3 Coconut oil can even improve acne.
5.Makeup remover — Not only can you cleanse your face, you can remove use it as a natural makeup remover — even stubborn mascara and eyeliner.
6.Night cream — While you may not want to use coconut oil under makeup, applying it lightly before bed will hydrate your skin because its fatty acids form a natural emollient. If the skin around your nails is hard and peeling, treat your cuticles to a soothing coconut oil rub to keep them soft.
7.Deodorant — A tiny dab of coconut mixed, if you desire, with an essential oil such as lavender is very effective — so much better than the antiperspirants containing aluminum, which is linked to Alzheimer's.
Another deodorant recipe combines 3 tablespoons each of coconut oil, arrowroot powder (or cornstarch) and baking soda.
8.Foot fungus fighter — Because it's antimicrobial and antibacterial, coconut is very effective in combating athlete's foot. Rub it on the bottoms of your feet after every shower.
Antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal compounds in coconut oil have been shown to inactivate microorganisms such as bacteria, yeast and fungi.4
9.Soothing bath — As an alternative to bubble baths that may induce urinary tract infections, especially in children, drop a dollop of coconut oil in your bath with a few essential oils. It's both moisturizing and helps kill bacteria.
10.Body scrub — Combining equal parts coconut oil with sea salt, sugar or baking soda to make a homemade scrub softens, smoothes and moisturizes your skin.
11.Body lotion — Moisturizers you buy at the store typically contain harmful chemicals such as aluminum, phthalates, parabens, formaldehyde and propylene glycol.5 Coconut is a fragrant, moisturizing alternative containing none of these.
12.Toothpaste — To combat tooth decay and even whiten teeth, make a DIY coconut oil toothpaste by mixing 1 teaspoon with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. Just brush as usual.
13.Oil pulling — An oral rinse works much like a mouthwash, only you shouldn't gargle with it. As you swish vigorously for five to 15 minutes, it penetrates the soft tissue between your gums and "pulls out" bacteria that causes cavities, plaque and bad breath.
14.When applied to infected cuts or wounds, coconut oil develops a layer of naturally protective chemicals that also keep out dust, fungi, bacteria and viruses. Applied to bruises, it speeds up the healing process in damaged tissues.
15.Frizz fighter — People with hair that tends to frizz often turn to silicone- or alcohol-based gels and mousses, which coat the hair, prevent it from absorbing moisture and dries out the hair shaft. Just a few drops of coconut oil are all you need for a natural hair conditioner for smooth, silky shine.

Healing Properties of Coconut Oil

Virgin coconut oil has been described as having a "haunting, nutty, vanilla flavor (and) even milder and richer-tasting than butter." A New York Times article noted that coconut oil, while once demonized by the "all saturated fats are bad for you" camp, has now become accepted:
"The main saturated fat in coconut oil is lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid. Lauric acid increases levels of good HDL, or high-density lipoprotein, and bad LDL, or low-density lipoprotein, in the blood, but is not thought to negatively affect the overall ratio of the two.
… Any number of health claims have been made for lauric acid. According to proponents, it's a wonder substance with possible antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral properties that could also, in theory, combat H.I.V., clear up acne and speed up your metabolism."6
Even applied topically, coconut oil has healing properties. One interesting factoid is that while antiperspirants containing aluminum are associated with Alzheimer's, coconut oil actually prevents it because of the medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) that are easily absorbed and metabolized by the liver and can convert to ketones. One study noted:
"Ketone bodies are an important alternative energy source in the brain, and may be beneficial to people developing or already with memory impairment, as in Alzheimer's disease (AD) … (It may also) be beneficial in the treatment of obesity, dyslipidaemia, elevated LDL, insulin resistance and hypertension — these are the risk factors for (heart disease) and type 2 diabetes, and also for AD."7
Alzheimer's is projected to affect 1 in 4 Americans in the next generation, rivaling obesity and diabetes, but evidence suggests that ketone bodies in coconut oil may help restore and renew neurons and nerve function in your brain, even after damage has set in.

Unhealthy Alternatives to Coconut Oil

Regarding coconut oil in the kitchen, even as a household cleaner, there are a few points to consider:
Virgin coconut oil has a smoke point of 350 degrees, so for cooking, it's best used at lower temperatures. Olive oil overcooks even as low as 250 degrees, which may cause oxidization, doing your body more harm than good.
You can substitute coconut oil for butter or olive oil, and most definitely instead of so-called vegetable oils. Here's why:
Multiple studies reveal coconut oil to impart amazing benefits when used in nutritional applications. One of the most dramatic changes you can make in your health will be to replace the so-called "healthy" vegetable, soy, corn and cottonseed oils such as canola when sautéing food or baking cake or cookies.
It's interesting to note that Polynesian populations, who've been using full-fat coconut oil as a diet staple for untold generations, have no heart disease to speak of. Why? It's a direct contradiction to what conventional medicine touted for a few decades, that saturated fats are bad for you, and will lead to obesity, high cholesterol levels, heart disease and Alzheimer's.
The truth is, saturated fat like that of coconut oil and olive oil is natural, not the concocted substances created in a laboratory using methods like hydrogenation and partial hydrogenation that convert polyunsaturated fatty acids to trans fats. Vegetable and seed oils undergo the double whammy of hydrogen atoms and high heat, creating a cheaper oil with a long shelf life that's very bad for your health.
Further, when vegetable oils are heated to a high temperature, the chemical compounds break down, get "stuck" in your cells, oxidize and create dangerous free radicals that lead to disease, including heart disease and cancer. Here's a timeless article on the type of oil you should cook with.

https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/09/26/coconut-oil-benefits.aspx?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=twittermercola_ranart&utm_campaign=20171213_coconut-oil-benefits

An Extraordinary Christmas Present...

One Christmas Eve, a frenzied young man ran into a pet shop looking for an unusual Christmas gift for his wife. The shop owner suggested a parrot, named Chet, which could sing famous Christmas carols. This seemed like the perfect gift. 
"How do I get him to sing?" The young man asked, excitedly. 
"Simply hold a lighted match directly under his feet." was the shop owner's reply.
The shop owner held a lighted match under the parrot's left foot. Chet began to sing: "Jingle Bells! Jingle Bells! ...." The shop owner then held another match under the parrot's right foot. Then Chet's tune changed, and the air was filled with: " Silent Night, Holy Night..."
The young man was so impressed that he paid the shop-keeper and ran home as quickly as he could with Chet under his arm. When the wife saw her gift she was overwhelmed.
"How beautiful!" She exclaimed, "Can he talk?" 
"No," the young man replied, "But he can sing. Let me show you." 
So the young man whipped out his lighter and placed it under Chet's left foot, as the shop-keeper had shown him, and Chet crooned: "Jingle Bells! Jingle bells!..." The man then moved the lighter to Chet's right foot, and out came: "Silent Night, Holy night..."
The wife, her face filled with curiosity, then asked, "What if we hold the lighter between his legs?" 
The man did not know. "Let's try it," he answered, eager to please his wife. So they held the lighter between Chet's legs. Chet twisted his face, cleared his throat, and the little parrot sang out loudly like it was the performance of his life: 


 "Chet's nuts roasting on an open fire...."

December 14, 2017 - A Kingdom for the Violent?


Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church 

Father Walter Schu, LC 

Matthew 11:11-15

Jesus said to the crowds: “Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the Kingdom of heaven is greater than he. From the days of John the Baptist until now, the Kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent are taking it by force. All the prophets and the law prophesied up to the time of John. And if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah, the one who is to come. Whoever has ears ought to hear.”

Introductory Prayer: 
 Lord, I believe in your presence here with me as I humbly kneel before you to do you homage and praise you. I long for the reward you have promised to those who love you with undivided hearts. My heart is not at peace until it rests in you.

Petition: Lord, help me to long for and strive for the inexpressible joy of heaven.

1. None Greater Than John: In a phrase tinged with admiration, Christ pays St. John the Baptist the highest of compliments: “Among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist.” And Christ reveals why: He is the last of the prophets, the one who brings the age of the law and the prophets to a close. But he is even more. He is Elijah, the one sent before the promised Messiah to prepare the way for him. Then comes an unexpected reversal: “Yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.” Do not Christ’s words awaken in our hearts an ardent longing for heaven? What else could matter in life but to arrive there, where the least of us will be greater than the greatest one on this earth?

2. Longing for Heaven: How much do we really desire to reach our final goal? Does our attitude sometimes reflect St. Augustine’s during the process of his conversion, before he received the final, definitive grace of entrusting his life entirely to God? Do we not have to confess that we often say to God, “Lord, please bring me to heaven—but not yet!”? St. Cyprian reflects on this phenomenon in one of his homilies: “How unreasonable it is to pray that God’s will be done, and then not promptly obey it when he calls us from this world! Instead we struggle and resist like self-willed slaves and are brought into the Lord’s presence with sorrow and lamentation, not freely consenting to our departure, but constrained by necessity. And yet we expect to be rewarded with heavenly honors by him to whom we come against our will!”

3. The Kingdom of Heaven Suffers Violence: A true longing for heaven is necessary, because it is not easy to arrive there. Christ assures us, “The kingdom of heaven suffers violence.” What does Our Lord mean by this enigmatic affirmation? Surely he does not intend to contradict his own new commandment of love? The “violence” Christ speaks of must be done exclusively to ourselves. In order to ascend the heights of holiness we need to follow in the footsteps of St. John the Baptist, dying to our earthly tendencies. Am I prepared to renounce what often seems most intimately a part of me? Can I beg the Lord for humility? “That others may be more loved than I. That others may be called to occupy posts and I may be forgotten. That others may be preferred to me in everything. Lord Jesus, make this my prayer” (from Litany of Humility, traditional prayer).

Conversation with Christ: Lord, you are showing me that heaven is not for the weak and the soft, but for those who are strong in dying to themselves and living for you and for souls. Help me to grow in fortitude in order to win heaven.

Resolution: Today, when I experience something painful or difficult, I will offer up the unpleasantness to God, knowing it is nothing in comparison to the reward of heaven that awaits me.

How the SJW Way becomes Extortion

Let’s discuss one basic reason why Social Justice Warriors (SJWs) are hated. Let’s say an SJW wants some poor people to receive aid. Problem is, they don’t have money of their own… or don’t want to give it. They don’t want to do a collection drive or set up their own foundation either. They’ll look for someone who they believe is rich, and they’ll demand that person “give to the poor.” In other words, they want to force others to spend on something they want the others to spend on.
Obviously spoof signs, but they nicely capture the “Freudian slips” of SJWs
If that perceived “rich” person refuses, the SJWs will likely attack and defame the person, probably by trolling. They might say that the rich person is “stealing from the poor” and all that reputation-ruining, such calling that person’s opinion “fake news” (like what Jover Laurio is doing). That looks like extortion to me. In our local jargon, we can call that crab mentality.
Well, to a point, there might be some cases where one can force others to give. But the only reason I see is when that donor has already expressed a commitment to do so, but reneged on it at some point. That’s why people are criticizing politicians – because politicians made these promises. But when you get to private citizens, or people who never made promises to give, there’s no reason to force anything from them. Forcing at all creates more problems.
“SJWs” likely do the above not because they really want to help, but it’s more for their ego. Being charitable (then making others do the actual charity) is nothing more than a fashion statement. They want to feel good or proud about themselves by doing something good, but it comes out as something wrong, because they sought to force someone to “help” in their ego boost. They probably make feel like they’re the one giving out money, but it turns out to be another vicarious experience – a lie.
I would admit, even I had this attitude when young. When you’re a youngster, the brain chemicals go haywire and make you do or like things that seem right, but are ridiculous and wrong. You feel like you own the world, and it should obey you. But when we mature, we realize that personal responsibility is important and control of others is just childish.
That immaturity says, “forcing people to do good is good!” But as a mature adult, you realize forcing people is bad at all. It feels like a radical achievement to make someone give to others. But it’s a wrong achievement.
Also, what if someone refuses to give to charity? Jail them? No. People have the right to refuse. That is so basic. Extortionists love violating the right to refuse.
And if you’re an extortionist, or just love coercing others, you love violating human rights. If you claim to be fighting for human rights, that’s a contradiction.
This is what we need to teach youngsters today. Don’t give out something that isn’t yours. Don’t force others against their wills. If you want something to give to others, work for it. It’s up to us to undo the pampering and entitlement that previous generations have implanted in their children.
The Brainwashed
This kind of brainwashing is what draws young people like Jo Lapira to join exploitative cartels like the New People’s Army (which itself is a violent extortion racket with its “revolutionary taxes”). They are convinced that if they believe their brand of good is the right one, they have the right to force it on others, and if others do not accept their ideas, they should resort to force. SJWism is quite the same as religious fanaticism and cultism in this respect.
And then there are old farts like Florin Hilbay who seem to hate not being in the limelight, that he resorts to virtue signaling to have some semblance of relevance for his own KSP-driven sense of validation.
Oh yes, when it comes to extortionism, let’s recall what fellow blogger Paul Farol wrote about Save 182 some time ago. The group was aggressive against SM Baguio for cutting down trees, but were quiet about other organizations such as Camp John Hay that cut down more trees. Even Baguio residents should have gotten a rap for cutting down their trees and depriving the city of its signature green look. It’s been suspected that members of Save 182 were actually asking for a hefty sum from SM in order to cease their attacks. If money changed hands between the tree-cutting organizations and the group, but that would be textbook extortion under the guise of environmentalism. It’s too bad no legal action came out of this.
Oh yes, Kadamay. Another cover group supposedly standing for the poor, but are property-grabbers, another prime example of extortion.
The Agenda of Dictating someone else’s “Needs”
I remember a TED talk by Maliha Chishti, who explained how foreign aid goes wrong. Her organization wanted to set up a mobile clinic in Afghanistan, because that was the need according to Afghans. When she approached the Canadian government for assistance, she was told to they would give money only if they held human rights training instead of a clinic. She did that then – and found that too many other organizations were doing the same thing. It was like, someone was asking for food because he were hungry, but instead he was handed a nail file because he was told cleaning his nails was more important.
It was obvious was the government had an agenda with its human rights program over delivering according to the need. But Chishti said this was wrong. The dictators of the aid type wanted only to please and kid to themselves “I helped someone,” rather than actually help. It was basically navel-gazing. She also described the outsiders were dictating Afghan policy, trying to make Afghans like themselves – basically imperialism again.
Our local SJWs or “BoBo activists” have the same attitude; but they are worse in that they attack people and don’t give any aid. In fact, they prefer to siphon that aid. They are imperialists believing that their ways are superior and that these ways should be imposed on others, and they demonize those who disagree, sometimes with lies. They are not into real social justice, but are carrying out partisan injustice. This kind of charlatan behavior should be continually criticized and exposed, as it is nothing more than abuse by spoiled brats.
True Social Justice
Real social justice can be different things to different people. But I’ll develop my own definition for this article. Remember what that part of the term: justice. Equal protection under the law, freedom from coercion by others, respect of one’s rights as accorded both by law and basic decency, etc. That means forcing others to conform to one’s opinion is not justice. If one says, “hey, you’re rich, give it all up and share it with the poor or I’ll shame you online,” that’s not social justice. Real social justice would be voluntarily helping others, without force. The Biblical saying is “God loves a cheerful giver,” because if the giving is not cheerful, then it would not be honest. Instead of forcing, real social justice supporters would invite, not force, others to help them. That way, efforts would be more honest and effective, and implies really having the recipient’s good in mind.
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About ChinoF

I stick with this blog because I believe, as my cohorts do, that many things Filipino embrace as part of their culture keep their society backward. And blogging freely to show that in a truly decent society, with true freedom of speech, even nobodies have a voice.
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

MGA ISSUES TUNGKOL SA DDS SUMMIT ON FEDARALISM-PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM (MGA USAPING CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS) SA MADRID ON 27-29 April 2018


Almost 140 years ago...Filipino expatriates in Europe formed the Propaganda Movement in Madrid, Spain to call for reforms in the Philippines. Sina Rizal, Jaena, Ponce, Luna, del Pilar, at ang kanilang mga kasamahan ang nagsimula nito.

Sa Abril 27-29, 2018, ang mga Filipino na nakatira dito sa Europa ang magtatagpo sa Madrid, Spain sa isang pagtitipong organized ng United DDS Europe upang talakayin at suportahan ang isa sa pinaka-mahalagang repormang isinusulong ng Duterte Administration - ang shift to a federal-parliamentary system.

Ito ay ang ilang issues na pinupukol sa amin.

1. Ano raw method ng change to federalism ang gusto namin? Mas better daw ba ito sa RevGov?

Ang Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) na under ng Office of the President ang mag-lead ng discussion tungkol sa federalism at parliamentary system.

Anong method ang preferred namin? Papakinggan muna namin ang PLLO na under ng Office of the President. Malamang sa hindi ang method na gusto namin ay ang gusto ni Pangulong Duterte. Wala pong sapilitan sa summit na ito. Hindi po rin namin i-bash at sisirain ang reputation ng hindi pupunta at ang hindi sasang-ayon sa federalism at parliamentary system. Hindi po naming ugaling mambaboy ng pagkatao ng ibang tao dahil lang sa hindi kami pareho ng paniniwala.

So far, WALA namang sinasabi si Pangulong Duterte na RevGov dapat ang paraan para magkaroon ng federalism at parliamentary system.

2. Bakit may registration fee?

Kung ang isang rally nga sa isang parke sa Manila, 1 million pesos ang ginastos, ang magpa-summit pa kaya sa Europe ng tatlong araw? Galit ang mga tao sa 50 euros na registration fee na inclusive ang summit kit, lunch at dinner? Sa Marriot Hotel po ang summit para relax at comfortable po ang mga taong makinig at ma-absorb ang lecture at hindi sa lansangan ng Madrid.

Ano ba ang Europa sa tingin nila? Parang empty government houses na libreng i-occupy ng Kadamay?

3. Kanino mapupunta ang registration fee?

Ang registration fee ay kinokolekta sa dalawang paraang:

a) ang mga DDS groups sa Europe na kinokolekta ang registration fee ng kanilang mga members.

OR

b) Sa bangkong ginagamit ng DDS Madrid. Ang isang miyembro po nila ang naibotong mag-handle ng Budget noong organizing meeting ng summit sa Paris noong October.

4. Bakit hindi na lang magbasa sa google ang mga tao para matutunan ang federalism at parliamentary system?

Pwede rin naman. Wala naman sapilitan. Pero ito po ay summit na merong lecturer from an agency UNDER the Office of the President. Kung meron po silang katanungan ay mas madaling masasagot.

At hindi lang naman po tungkol sa summit ang aming pupuntahan sa Madrid. Ito rin po ay para magsama-sama ang mga DDS Groups sa Europe upang mapalakas po namin ang aming pwersa. Anag Europa po ang isa sa mga critical regions sa mundo na pinpuntahan ng ating mga kalaban upang sirain ang ating pamahalaan at presidente.

Hindi mo mapapantayan ng interaction online ang interaction face-to-face ng mga tao sa pag-buo ng isang matibay na network.

Nakakatuwa naman na may issue sa summit na ito pero wala silang ginawang issue noon sa Maliit na forum na ginawa namin sa The Hague, Netherlands na tungkol din sa constitutional reforms. Nag-patak din ang mga nag-attend doon para sa pagkain at contribution sa venue.

5. May kikita ba sa summit na ito?

Wala po. Kung meron man ay ang hotel na pagdadausan ng summit, ang mga airlines na pagbibilhan ng flight tickets ng mga aattend, ang mga buses, trains, taxi na gagamitin ng mga aattend, ang mga restaurants sa Madrid etc.

6. Anong relevance ng constitutional reforms sa buhay ng mga Overseas Filipinos sa Europe?

Actually, that's a wrong question to ask. The summit in April 2018 is not about getting benefits for a specific sector but about what we Filipinos in Europe can do to help the Duterte Administration advance this agenda.

Since we are a living in Europe, we have a direct experience of how federalism and the parliamentary systems work. So we have a duty to our country men to share our experience of these systems and impart to them what we've learned here based on our first hand experience.

At lastly, ang constitutional reforms na ito ay kailangan natin upang maisaayos ang systema ng pamamahala sa Pilipinas nang sa gayon ay ma-spread out ang development sa iba't ibang regions at maging mas policy-based ang ating pamahalaan, kasi diba ang parliamentary system ay less sa personality politics at more sa polisiya ng partido.

7. Meron bang organization na United DDS Europe?

WALA. Ang United DDS Europe ay ang collective name ng mga organizations na nag-volunteer tumulong na i-organize ang summit na ito. Kaysa po isaisahin ang pangalan eh nagpasiya po kami noon sa Paris during the Planning Session na gamitin na lang ang United DDS Europe na term to represent all of us. Wala pong organization na nag-claim na may "jurisdiction" over Europe and all the DDS groups here.

8. Pupunta ba si Duterte?

Wala po kaming information kung pupunta siya. Gusto naming pumunta pero hindi naman po kasi pupunta ang presidente at mag-travel sa Europe kung hindi official State visit.

Sa mga Filipino na gustong mag-attend, please register:
https://goo.gl/forms/NlK6pUfxSwnKXO063