Philo. Of Cat

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Philo. Of Cat

  1. 1. Philosophy of the Citizenship Advancement Training (CAT)
  2. 2. What is Philosophy? <ul><li>comes from the Greek words – philo and sophilo , which together means love for wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>Refers to the doctrine of values which seeks to answer the meaning and purpose of life. (Gregorio, 1979) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Three Virtues of CAT <ul><li>Integrity – be honest at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Loyalty – speak well of the institution </li></ul><ul><li>Service – work for the betterment of mankind </li></ul>
  4. 4. CADETS’ PHILOSOPHY <ul><li>Stand and deliver. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t quit. </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect practice makes perfect. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect is not given but earned. </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude is a small thing but it makes a difference. </li></ul><ul><li>He, who lives without discipline, dies without dignity. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 5 POINTS OF MILITARY DISCIPLINE <ul><li>Obey first before you complain. </li></ul><ul><li>The fault of one is the fault of all. </li></ul><ul><li>My “buddy” is my body. </li></ul><ul><li>If it is not for the good of all, I will not sacrifice myself. </li></ul><ul><li>I must be stable even under pressure. </li></ul>
  6. 6. CADET’S CODE OF HONOR <ul><li>A cadet does not lie. </li></ul><ul><li>A cadet does not cheat. </li></ul><ul><li>A cadet does not steal. </li></ul><ul><li>A cadet does not cover-up the wrongs of his fellow cadet. </li></ul>
  7. 7. LOYALTY PLEDGE <ul><li>If you work for a man in heaven’s name, work for him, speak well of him and stand by the institution he represents. Remember, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. If you must growl or externally find fault, resign your position and when you are on the outside, damn to your heart’s content. But as long as you are part of this institution, do not condemn it. If you do, the first high wind that comes along will blow you away and probably you will never know why. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why should we take CAT?
  9. 9. It is our duty. <ul><li>“ The state recognizes the vital role of the youth in nation building and shall promote their physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual and social well being. It shall inculcate in the youth patriotism and nationalism and encourage their involvement in public and civic affairs .” </li></ul><ul><li>1987 Constitution ( Article II, Sec.13) </li></ul>
  10. 10. It is our obligation. <ul><li>“ THE PRESERVATION OF THE STATE IS THE OBLIGATION OF EVERY CITIZEN.” </li></ul><ul><li>National Defense Act (Article I, Sec.2) </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Bible commands us. <ul><li>“ As a good soldier of Christ Jesus you must endure your share of suffering. Soldiers on duty don’t work at outside jobs. They try only to please their commanding officer.” </li></ul><ul><li>2 Timothy 2: 3 – 4, </li></ul>

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