What do you feel about Jose Rizal?

What do you feel about Jose Rizal?

What do you feel about Jose Rizal? He wrote poetry and novels which are still taught in the Philippines as part of the educational curriculum. He became a doctor despite study and graduation abroad and financial and ethnic difficulties. He fought for the country in his own way and stood for our Independence.

What have you learned about Rizal life and works?

Rizal spent much of his time in self-improvement via self-education. Not only was he busy academically, but he also learned sculpture, painting, languages including German, and kept up with the latest conversations globally in philosophy and science.

What is Rizal’s reaction to the revolution?

He repudiated the revolution because he thought that reforms to be successful should come from above. It could be understandable that the hero thought of such because it was the belief of the prevailing class to which Rizal belonged.

What do you think is the importance of Rizal’s legacy in today’s culture?

His legacy lives on Today, Dr. Rizal’s brilliance, compassion, courage, and patriotism are greatly remembered and recognized by the Filipino people. Filipinos look back at how his founding of La Liga Filipina and his two novels had an effect on the early beginnings of the Philippine Revolution.

What is the effect of Rizals execution to the Philippine revolution?

The Spanish then arrested Rizal, who had advocated reform but never condoned the revolution. Rizal’s public execution, on December 30, 1896, so enraged and united Filipinos as to make permanent retention of power by Spain clearly impossible.

How did Rizal value education?

For Rizal, the mission of education is to elevate the country to the highest seat of glory and to develop the people’s mentality. Since education is the foundation of society and a prerequisite for social progress, Rizal claimed that only through education could the country be saved from domination.

Is the story of Jose Rizal still true?

His accomplishments in the country will not change. As senator Jose Diokno stated, “Rizal is still Rizal – the hero who courted death ‘to prove to those who deny our patriotism that we know how to die for our duty and our beliefs’.”

When was the retraction of Jose Rizal found?

According to Dizon, Rizal’s retraction paper was found by Father Manuel Garcia, C.M in 1935. The letter was dated 29 of December 1896 said have been signed by Dr. Jose Rizal himself. The letter states: “I declare myself a Catholic and in this religion in which I was born and educated

Why is Rizal known as our national hero?

Rizal is known by most of us is our national hero but nonetheless he is of human nature. He is subjected to biases, human errors, irrational thinking. Less people know Rizal’s “dark side”— controversies, I myself were one of those before I watched this film.

Is it true that Rizal wanted to be at peace?

Well, that may be true, but that is human character. Rizal was not a perfect person,” De Viana said. He also mentioned that just like any person, Rizal was prone to flip-flop. He believes that Rizal retracted because the national hero wanted to be at peace when he dies.

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