Maraming dahilan at epekto ng pagdedeklara ni Pangulong Marcos ng Batas Militar sa ating bansa.Ilan sa mga hindi mabuting epekto nito ay ang pagpigil sa kalayaan sa pagpapahayag at ang pagkawala ng kapangyarihan sa kamay ng taong bayan.Maria Ressa has this to say about the People Power Revolution, "People power should have never become a political tool; it was a once-in-a-lifetime act that should have been followed by the hard work of building democratic institutions. That is the work that, twenty years later, desperately needs to be done." The events in EDSA taught us the importance of fighting for what you believe in, especially when it involves what is right and what benefits the majority.Integrity isn’t just about knowing what’s right; it’s also about doing what’s right.Twenty-five years later—and for decades more to come—our nation still recognizes the significance of that particular period in our history.Today, as we celebrate the anniversary of the EDSA Revolution, let us revisit five principal things that we may glean from this historical event: The multitudes who gathered in EDSA 25 years ago were composed of ordinary citizens united by the desire to stop the oppression suffered at the hands of President Marcos.
Ang sumusunod ay mga konsepto at salita na may kaugnayan sa paksang tinalakay.People from all walks of life prayed together, sought comfort and strength from each other, and bravely faced the militia Marcos dispatched to disperse the crowds. We were able to unite as a nation and use our collective strength to topple a seemingly impregnable dictatorship.The People Power Revolution, as this came to be known, was also proof that sovereignty indeed resides in the Filipino people. But democracy comes with responsibility, and since the power of democracy rests in the hands of the people, it’s important that people understand exactly what they’re responsible for.Isinagawa niya ang panawagan sa pamamagitan ng Radio Veritas.