Jade P. Leung
Young Women Initiatives
August 15, 2016
One cannot simply say “move on”. While we are having chocolates and candies, our grandparents and parents got a declaration of Martial Law.
It is hard to stomach people who can easily say “forgive the Marcoses”; “past is past”; “learn to forgive”; “forgive him and bury him in the LNMB”; “he deserves to be buried in LNMB”; and the resounding and insulting phrase this generation easily can say: “move on…”.
To a person accustomed to privilege, true equality feels like oppression, doesn’t it?
The Martial Law issue is not an easy issue of forgiveness, let alone “forgive and forget” issue. Read more…