When I was just a kid, I really wondered what explanation of science holds with regards the creation of humans. I have been searching for answers from websites, textbooks, teachers but they only answer be the different evolutions and not the précised details of it. I even asked a priest about it and he started to disregard my point about the evolution of humans. You can’t blame an 8 year old kid who is searching for the right and justified answer to it. Another dilemma that I had before is that I couldn’t distinguish the different cultures and beliefs of other society. Adapting to their societal norms was a hard job for me to do because I have no idea about the things you should do to adapt.
Studying college in De La Salle University is such a blessing especially to students like me who are willing to learn new things and absorb it like sponge. Moreover, De La Salle University is a world class university when it comes to facilities and faculty that’s why in my first two terms new ideas overflowed. Anthropology for me is one of the most interesting and engaging subjects owing to the wide scope of the different topics that would be discussed.
One significant change in my outlook is that we Filipinos are Xenocentric in belief. We always think of other culture is better than ours. Our heritage is not good enough as the other countries. As a result, Filipinos patronize products that are being produced and manufactured in foreign countries. We may think of it as a colonial mentality but anthropology explains the concept of colonial mentality sharply. Before I thought of colonial mentality is just an attitude wherein a person is trying to be the other person by buying goods from the country. But now, the concept of it is more vivid in my head. It is like discovering the cause of it. I had various reporting’s about Colonial Mentality and I was only pointing out more on the technical cause of it and not the other reasons behind it. When I