Inspired by the insipid thread with the Glossy photo of a Filipina trying to look white, I would like to pose a question. Why is it that Philippine people, both men and women try to be white, hide from the sun, and deny their natural good looks and skin tone? I have never seen this self loathing behaviour before. Wel not since in the 1950,s in north America, but then I was too young to understand black people trying to "pass". Its as if it is somehow undesirable to be who you are.