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Although 30 years have passed since the Marcos years ended, emotions still run high whenever accounts of those years are discussed and people remember things differently when they are highly emotional.

Marcos’ noon time burial yesterday flooded Facebook news feeds with angry status updates both for and against the burial. On one hand, there were those who mocked the burial, with one prominent politician quoting scripture comparing it to the “thief in the night” — which is really a poetic description of death.

On the other hand, there were those who appeared tolerant of peoples’ angry out bursts but warned of dire consequences should certain lines be crossed.

Still others derided the outrage of those against the burial.

All these views taken together prove that a truly objective recollection of the Marcos years will not be widely acceptable and come into currency for a little more time or until people…

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