Mariannet Amper



mariannet amper

Mariannet Amper lived in poverty, no electricity, no running water, her parents have no jobs, not enough money to go to school and church: so she decided to end her life by slipping a rope around her neck and then hanged herself. This is a news that rocked the remaining sensitive Filipinos. Mariannet's hidden diary included her wishes on having a school bag, shoes, bicycle, 100pesos for school project and some goats for them to raise. Enough is enough. Last November 2 2007, the 12 year-old Mariannet decided to end all her miseries. She committed suicide. Really a sad story.

Yes, its hard to believe that a 12 year-old killed herself by the sole reason of poverty. I believe that Death is a process. After Mariannet's lifeless body has already been buried, Police said that they have proofs that Mariannet was raped so they decided to dug up her grave and do an autopsy. (Don't you think that the autopsy should've made before her lifeless body was buried?) Yes. I think Mariannet was raped. Her heart was raped when she was still alive and her corpse was also raped by scavengers of human misery. Perhaps, Mariannet should have added in her diary the phrase "GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD"

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Raping a heart.

Poverty. Ok poverty is everywhere. Even the richest nations have beggars. GMA government said that Mariannet's case is an "isolated case". Being poor in the Philippines is not an isolated case. It's a norm. Suicide because of desperation, do you think this is a new one? Is it an isolated case or they are isolating the case? DSWD gave the Amper family P5,000 to help them with their grief. What? Congressmen and Governors attended a meeting on Malacanang received P500,000 and then you're going to give the Amper family P5,000? Isn't that Ironic. Anyway, Mariannet is already dead while the government officials are still alive so better to spend the money to the ones who needs it most? What a logic you have. Are you already desensitized by corruption?

inquirer headline

Reading a report titled Girl who killed self lamented family’s poverty in diary makes it quite obvious how Mariannet decided to end her life. The report says...

Even with only two children left to feed,
the Ampers still have a hard time surviving.

A neighbor said that even in this "mostly poor" neighborhood,
the Ampers were being discriminated against.

"Ayaw makipaglaro ng ibang bata sa kanila dahil madudungis daw sila,"
the neighbor said. [The other kids do not want to play with them because they’re dirty.]

"Mahirap na nga sila, ni-reject pa ng ibang kapitbahay," she added.
[They’re poor and they’re rejected by their neighbors.]
I think this is the nail to the coffin.

Let's do some Mathematics

Poverty + Throes of Rejection + Innocent & Sensitive Heart = Death of Mariannet Amper

Anomalous ZTE contract deal - $330 million(P15 billion)
Cash gifts Malacanang gave to Government officials - P500,000
Amount given by the DSWD to Mariannet's parents - P5,000
School Project of Mariannet Amper - P100
Life of Mariannet Amper - PRICELESS

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Charge that one to your credit card.
Philippines is already buried on foreign debts.
And yes, the GMA government wants to loan more.

wildthings

In Fantasy,
Where The Wild Things Are is an imaginary place where Max have journeyed which he faced some fear-some looking monsters based on an American classical children's illustrated book. It's an imaginary place where Max conquered the monsters by ruling them with a scary look.
In Reality,
Where The Wild Things Are is the place we call "real world". No fairy godmothers. No Prince charming or knight in a shinning armor to save you from wicked witches to curse you. No talkative donkeys to keep you entertain while you're looking for your prince charming or your glorious palace.

In "real world",
We have corrupt politicians that do nothing to alleviate poverty
We have poverty that was caused by some greedy businessmen (contractualization?)
We have pastors who do nothing but empty promises
We have neighbors or sometimes even our own relatives to persecute us
We have injustice for the poor ones, justice for the rich ones
We have violence for weak, domination for the strong

Children should be prepared for these realities
Children should be taught be of these atrocities
Children should be taught of the difference of reality and fantasy
Children should be taught of the difference of hardship and abundance
Children should be taught of the difference of Hope and despair

Should I be asking too much for children to understand all of these?

Parents: talk to your children.
Even if you have no food on the plate,
put some smiles on their faces by trying to be funny.
Prayers can do a lot.

The last things you should not be losing are faith, hope and love.


But now faith, hope, love, abide these three;
but the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13
New American Standard Bible



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"Where the wild things are" is a quite deep song by Metallica on their Reload album. The harmony of the song is quite eery with a touch of lullaby. It's about children using their toys in solving "real-life" problems or facing the "real world" by just thinking/wishing that it would all go away. Children who got surprised by the difficulties in life because of lack of parental guidance or no elders to turn to. It's time to wake up, this is not a dream. You're on the "real-world" now.

"Big eyes to open soon
Believing all under the sun and moon"

You don't have to believe everything you hear or see.
Filter out the good ones.
Throw away the bad ones.

"But does Heaven know you're here?
And did they give you smiles or tears?
No, no tears"

We need both smile and tears.
We cannot have all smiles.
We cannot have all tears.
We need some pain to cherish the laughter.

"Will this earth be good to you?
Keep you clean or stain through?"

Wicked ones are here on earth to make your life miserable.
Keep your moral intact.
Don't be carried away by the tides of the evil-doers.
You will be consumed by it.

"So wake up sleepy one
It's time to save your world
You're where the wild things are
Toy soldiers off to war"

It's time to wake up.
This is not a dream.
You're on the "real-world" now.

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Where The Wild Things Are

So wake up sleepy one
It's time to save your world

Steal dreams and give to you
Shoplift a thought or two
All you children touch the sun
Burn fingers one by one by one

Will this earth be good to you?
Keep you clean or stain through?

So wake up sleepy one
It's time to save your world
You're where the wild things are
Toy soldiers off to war

Big eyes to open soon
Believing all under the sun and moon
But does Heaven know you're here?
And did they give you smiles or tears?
No, no tears

Will this earth be good to you?
Keep you clean or stain through?

So wake up sleepy one
It's time to save your world
You're where the wild things are
Toy soldiers off to war

You swing your rattle down
Call to arms, the trumpets sound
Toy horses start the charge
Robots chessmen standing guard
Hand puppets storm the beach
Fire trucks trapped out of reach
Hand puppets storm the beach
Fire trucks trapped out of reach
All clowns reinforce the rear
Slingshots fire into the air
All clowns reinforce the rear
Slingshots fire into the air
Stuffed bears hold the hill till death
Crossfire from marionettes
Stuffed bears hold the hill till death
Crossfire from the marionettes
We shall never surrender!

All you children touch the sun
Burn your fingers one by one
Will this earth be good to you?
Keep you clean or stain through?

So wake up sleepy one
It's time to save your world
You're where the wild things are, now
Toy soldiers off to war
Off to war
Off to war

So close your little eyes

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