Topic: DARK LEGACY: HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER THE MARCOS REGIME Rules and descriptions
Topic: DARK LEGACY: HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER THE MARCOS REGIME Rules and descriptions given by the Professor: Please READ the Given Reading (which is the PDF file attached below) AND the Teacher's Anecdote on the topic before starting on the Discussion Post. Please utilize ONLY the APPLICABLE lessons within the given reading AND the Teacher's Anecdote when answering the questions. Please use at-least one ADDITIONAL outside source excluding the Given Reading. Teacher's Annecdote: Read the short article of Alfred W. McCoy, "DARK LEGACY: HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER THE MARCOS REGIME" Thereafter, please submit your RESPONSE/REPLY to the following guide questions: Questions: The article mentions that "More than any other nation, the Philippines provides an example of extreme impunity". Is this a Filipino cultural trait or a deliberate act of those in power? What is your opinion on this? McCoy concludes in his article that "If the Philippines is to recover its full fund of social capital after the trauma of dictatorship, it needs to adopt some means for remembering, recording, and, ultimately, reconciliation." What concrete steps that the government and the people, if any, must undertake to accomplish the same? Further Notices: Please DO NOT simply copy paste. 🙂 Thoughts and statements from the given lessons or other sources should be reworded.

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