Why does evil flourish in the Philippines?


Good people commit evil because they accept small compromises which can become Truth.  Mika Ortega, the daughter of slain radio broadcaster, environmentalist and anti-corruption activist Gerry Ortega, compares her family’s quest for justice, their cries for help, with Shirley Jackson’s disturbing short story, “The Lottery” – when a town gathers together in a ritual and accepts its paradigms as they stone someone they know to death.


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