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we stop this problem of having slum-dwelling population?Reasonable allocation of land or even affordable housing is still a distantdream for the poor. Enumerate all the housing projects of several governmentagencies. We can never help but wonder whether these projects have servedtheir purpose. Were the REAL homeless given the chance for a HOME?!Governments of many countries are lagging behind in terms of providingbasic housing laws and services. Instead of undertaking speedy action toprovide housing to their subjects, they pursue policies that uproot workingpeople from their land. Give this up! This is too much… Yes, this is part of yourservice for nation building but very unlikely for true sharing.Chief Justice Reynato Puno once stated, "Law is the most historicallyoriented, or if you like the most backward-looking, the most 'past-dependent,'of the professions. It venerates tradition, precedent, pedigree, ritual,custom, ancient practices, ancient texts, archaic terminology, maturity,wisdom, seniority, gerontocracy, and interpretation conceived of as a methodof recovering history. It is suspicious of innovation, discontinuities, 'paradigmshifts,' and the energy and brashness of youth. These ingrained attitudes areobstacles to anyone who wants to re-orient law in a more pragmaticdirection. But, by the same token, pragmatic jurisprudence must come toterms with history.”
When REAL POSSESSORY DOCUMENT under TORRENS SYSTEM LAW RealProperty Act 1858 is introduces and existed, it introduced radical conceptsinto the Philippine legal system which appear to collide with settledconstitutional and jural precepts on state ownership of land and other naturalresources. The sense and subtleties of this law cannot be appreciated withoutconsidering its distinct sociology and the labyrinths of its history. After all, theTS was endorsed not only to fulfill the constitutional mandate of protectingthe indigenous cultural communities' right to their ancestral land but moreimportantly, to correct a grave historical and even prospect injustice to ourindigenous people.
My dear countrymen… so long have we heard our leaders’ battle cry