About this Blog
aberia.us is a self-censored blog. It pretends to know many things (which explains why you’ll probably notice the jumbled mix of post categories). It tries to discuss topics related to social issues, politics, economics, public profiles, management, technology, marketing (online and offline), public administration, physical science, and yes, human nature—including paranormal and the bizarre. While it envisions to be a wellspring of unwelcome advice for rulers, kings, principalities and the like, it hopes to inspire the maimed, the humiliated, the wretched and the downtrodden.
And while aberia.us has an inborn (and sordid?) nature of laughing at human frailty, it does not have a policy to offend anyone, or to flick jabs at a person’s character on the basis of creed, race, color or gender. Please do email us at email@example.com for editorial issues, queries, concerns or suggestions. The self-appointed admin of this site is Ingming Aberia (he introduces himself farther down below).
This website looks at things from the perspective of the Roman Catholic faith; we are particularly partial about promoting its social doctrine where we are confident of doing so, that is. The main content of this blog would normally contain dimensions (overt or implied) of the never-ending clash between the good and the bad, as essayed by how creatures claim, as it were, their respective spaces under the sun, and as viewed from our experiences in trying to live that faith. (Admin disclosure: Let me hasten to add that I am just a believer, and neither a theological wannabe nor a parishioner of consequence. Also, while we may have wished to be associated with other doctrines—especially Islam, we simply know almost nothing about them).
This blog wishes to propose that Our World be ruled by His Word. In 1John 2:15-17, John reminds us to be wary of loving “the world or the things in the world. If any one loves the world, love for the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the pride of life, is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world passes away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides for ever.”
Hermilando “Ingming” Duque Aberia is a decorated inmate. He served time, on separate occasions, with Coffey International Development, United Nations Development Programme, International Labour Organization, the Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development, among other institutions. He brings to his occupation and pastimes a rather solid (according to hype) academic training, highlighted by a Master in Development Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management.
A rundown of some places he has been:
- United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, as Project Officer for Strengthening Debt Management Project in the Bureau of Treasury, Philippines
- Coffey International Development, as Long-term Expert (Procurement) for the AusAID-funded Philippines Provincial Road Management Facility
- United Nations Development Programme and International Labour Organization, as Short-term Expert (Project Evaluation)
- GTZ International Services, as Long-term Expert (Procurement), Local Government Unit Public Finance Management, European Commission Technical Assistance (EC TA) to the Health Sector Policy Support Programme, Department of Health Philippines, which required close coordination with architects and engineers for construction of hospital facilities
- Asian Institute of Management-World Bank Knowledge for Development Learning Center, as Facilitator for the Project and Procurement Management Course in Blended Learning Mode
- Department of Social Welfare and Development (Field Office 8), as Project Staff and Short-Term Consultant for KALAHI CIDSS Project
- Department of Finance, as Community Development Specialist for the Community-Based Resource Management Project of the Municipal Development Fund Office-Department of Finance and the World Bank
- John Carroll Institute on Church and Social Issues, Ateneo de Manila University, as Research Associate
- Office of the Governor, Province of Eastern Samar, as Executive Assistant
- Civil Service Commission, as Personnel Analyst/Specialist
Gifted with a slightly above-average IQ and EQ (how one measures them—he doesn’t know), he got the hazing of life—and the reward of fulfillment that went with it—early. At 5, he was in Grade 1, and went on to finish college at 19. He peddled ice cream stick and shined shoes at 10. At 11, he traveled with cousins 150 kilometers away from home to work in rice farms and earned two sacks of rice in two months of effort. Nothing extra-ordinary, of course. But he may have showed how—like young eagles that flap their wings the first time—he coped with the fear of falling (or failing).
Since then, he felt he could brag. A condescending young man, in fact, was in the making. He had been full of air. He believed he could fly.
In between stops of detention (aka life in this world), he published a book (a few copies have been sold but he doubts if anyone has read it), technical reports, and articles in the Philippine Daily Inquirer and other newspapers and magazines. More recently, he writes content for separate blogs that yet address a variety of interests, such as internet marketing, sports, and socio-political issues.
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