Overpopulation is and should be everyoneâ€
It would be so easy to point a finger at the poverty-stricken families with x (and counting) number of children. And they could very well take the blame without protest as uninformed as most of them are. But then again shouldnâ€
As for the government, well, itâ€
Here is where we come in. As individuals, we are not called to any drastic sort of action so as to initiate change. It just means living life fully and responsibly. It means going about the day-to-day aware of the problem that faces society today. It means making informed choices and spreading awareness when given the opportunity. It means moving through the mundane conscious of how you can be of help. Most importantly, it is the willingness to take part and â€œbe countedâ€ when the need arises. And if some are moved to do more, then more power to them.
After all, each and every one of us adds to the head count that constitutes the countryâ€
Ian, 19, is a college sophomore taking up BS Communications Technology Management at the Ateneo de Manila University.