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The ‘means’ vs the ‘ends’

By Herman M. Lagon The ethics of "the means justifying the ends" vs. "the ends justifying the means" is an age-old dispute that inspires deep thinking within the complex web of social conventions and individual...

IMPULSES: Fishful thinking

By Herman M. Lagon Philippine fisheries are in the red flag, struggling with overfishing, illegal practices, and environmental degradation. No less than Edmundo Enderez, in his Daily Inquirer article last week, painted a grim picture...

IMPULSES: How are we complicit?

By Herman M. Lagon During a recent NAST-DOST hosted Sustainable Development Goals convention at the Grand Xing Imperial Hotel in Iloilo, UP Visayas Chancellor Dr. Clement Camposano challenged attendees, primarily scientists, technologists, educators, researchers, and...

Breaking chains

By Herman M. Lagon The House of Representatives' recent passage of the Absolute Divorce Bill (House Bill 9349) on second reading has reignited the national divorce discussion. This critical milestone, reached by voice voting in...

IMPULSES: Double-edged legacy of political dynasties

By Herman M. Lagon Disputes over political dynasties have raged since immemorial, sparking discussions about fairness, democracy, and leadership. The truth is more complex than that which is sometimes presented when all political families are...