Why Should Pinoy Bother With Science?
By Evo Joel Contrivida
In celebration of Andres Bonifacio 150th year, the establish Cafe Sciencetifique of The Mind Museum in Taguig City, present a very timing forum and discussion about science in this world changing climate and how Filipinos should coop up, last November 30, 2013 at the Canopy Plaza of the said museum.
Present as panelist are Renato Solidum of Philvolcs, Gemma Narisma of Manila Observatory, Gerry Bagtasa of UP-IESM, and Ba Racoma of Project Noah from PAG-ASA, and Maribel Garcia of the Mind Museum. In the recent calamities that hit Philippines, the panelist unanimously agree that majority of Filipinos are superstitious in nature, and lack of knowledge about the science of different catastrophe plus not being familiar as well with latest gadgets or technology that could be an instrument for survival. This lack of details is one way probe that we Pinoys are lack of Disaster Imagination that could lead to being unprepared.
Panelist encourage everyone to be alert and aware, experts are always in the news explaining and discussing datas and information for whatever disaster is coming in, so we can prepare and avoid many losses.