Sunday, April 16, 2017

ON RELIGION AND RELIGIOUSITY: AN IDIOTOLOGICAL DISCOURSE AND REFLECTION ON THE ADVERSITY OF FAITH AND FALSE FAITHFULNESS, AND TWISTS OF CHURCH'S TRADITIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES


 
this day marks the easter sunday in the roman calendar commemorating the rising of Christ from death and saved humankind from sin where believers (approximately 80-85% of the entire archipelago's population) flock the church for one reason - easter egg hunting.

the ester egg hunting tradition as introduced historically portrays the emblem of life as Christ rose from the dead and redeemed the world, ironically and falsely believed to be a celebration for a lovely omelet breakfast, a redemption for a healthier morning meal.

easter sunday on the other hand, ends the lenten season with the holy week observances and bounds to the season of ordinary time where the faithful's ordinary practices are back in the hood - drugs, alcohol, sex, crimes, hatred and gossips among others, sin zone.

in the millennial scenario and thinking, exists a saddened inappropriate twists of the lenten context - from time of contemplation and life reflections to expensive vacations and intimate beach parties and to a point of vulgar and extremely scandalous nudity selfies.

the real aim of lenten season prepares all men to the celebration of death and resurrection of Christ undermining the idea of vacation.


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