Well-known University of the Philippines (UP) Political Science Professor Clarita Carlos lashed out people who call to exhume the body of former President Ferdinand Marcos from Libingan ng mga Bayani, claiming that the late president was never a hero.
But for Prof. Carlos, she believes that a wrong cannot be corrected by another wrong. This is according to a report from ABS-CBN News.
“Don’t we have any more respect for dead people? It’s so sad really,” she said on a morning show in ANC.Carlos also asked the millennials, who were the most present on the rally against Marcos’ burial in LNMB, to do extensive researcher about martial law.
“If you’re going to put all the blame on one person when there were, in fact, you have a whole cavalry of persons who realized, who implemented martial law, then point your fingers on all these people and make them accountable, including the cronies for that matter,” she said.
“The millennials, please read, do not be lazy. Scholarship and laziness do not come together. Read, and read a lot and then make your determination. You cannot be reading 'skewed' articles… I, as a scholar, I don’t want data to be skewed, I don’t want stories to be skewed, I want all array of data and (so I can) come up with my own predicate,” Carlos saidREAD ALSO: This Must Be The BEST Statement of Gordon To End The Marcos’s Burial Issue
‘What kind of research data were available to them? And because I am familiar with that literature, I am telling you they are skewed in a particular direction. And so, yes, history must be told from many, many perspectives.”
“This is not to apologize or justify anything. Let as many stories be told.”