Ethnic Adoption

She’s a Big Old Flag

Mr. Editor: June 14 is Flag Day, a day dedicated to commemorating the adoption of the American flag. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the flag resolution which read: “. . . [T]The flag of the thirteen United States is thirteen bands, alternating red and white, the …

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Buddha’s Legacy and the Second Coming

An unrivaled heritage Six years of unwavering courage, tenacious work and endless spiritual pursuit have transformed a human into a divine figure – Siddhartha became Buddha, an enlightened man. Its opposition to the most popular concepts – the Vedas (especially the Karma Kanda section), soul and God – earned him …

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Ethnic pride or prejudice? | Philstar.com

My column last Thursday was about racism here and around the world. I wrote that racism is not just limited to colorism, but also refers to cultural racism. I immediately received a few comments from some of my readers, two of which I felt were worth sharing with my readers. …

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