Looking eastward in Toronto ...

BUTCH DALISAY, PINOY PENMAN 3.0:

"We Filipinos think we’re well traveled and globally savvy, but we actually don’t get around enough in terms of mixing with our fellow Asians, let alone Africans. We seek out Western—specifically American—tutelage and patronage, often to our own deep disappointment. It seems ironic that I had to learn this in Toronto—a true cosmopolis like New York—but sometimes you have to stand in the West for a better view eastward."

As always, Butch Dalisay writes about something important to think about. Read more, here.