Notice how the TIME article compares the Philippines to other Southeast Asian countries on how similar our action was towards drugs. SEA countries are also very supportive of Duterte's War on Drugs.
The West fails to realize that we had to resort to these types of drastic actions because our situation is a far cry from theirs (the West). Western countries had the privilege of being powerhouses since the dawn of time. SEA countries,on the other hand, had been conquered and raped repeatedly in the past by these same western powerhouses. And our countries had been trash ever since. As much as we want to have a "civil society" that's comparable to western society, we can't do so without taking drastic measures because we never had the privilege that western countries had.
And yet, white nations are so adamant in pushing their "perfect" and "humane" ideologies towards us.
Simply put, the west don't understand our situation. SEA countries do. Western ideas won't work here. They should just shut up about us not complying with their "amazing" and "right" ideologies.
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