Title: The Indolence of the Filipino Author: Jose Rizal Release Date: November, [EBook #] [Yes, we are more than one year ahead of schedule] [This. La Indolencia de los Filipinos, more popularly known in its English version, “The Indolence of the Filipinos,” is a exploratory essay written by Philippine national. Summary: Rizal admits that laziness does be among the Filipinos. but it can non be attributed to the problems and retardation of the state.

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Shiela Mae rated it it was amazing Mar 01, The effects of the deplorably bad economics of Spain in its trade relations are still felt in the Peninsula. The history of the Philippines is full of references to Chinese who came here for the reasons assigned by Rizal.

And if this does not suffice to form an indolent character, if the climate and nature are not enough in themselves to daze him and deprive him of all energy, recall then that the doctrines of his religion teach him to irrigate his fields in the dry season, not by means of canals but with masses and prayers; to preserve his stock during an epizootic with holy water, exorcisms and benedictions that cost five dollars an animal; to drive away the locusts by a procession with the image of St.

The hostile Sulu did great damage in this island inleaving it almost depopulated. In the start of his essay he said that the hot climate is a reasonable predisposition for indolence. The natives lost any riza, interest in being slaves, and reduced their efforts.

He monopolizes all the business and instead of developing on his part the love of work, instead of stimulating the too natural indolence of the natives, he with abuse of his powers thinks only of destroying all competition that may trouble him or attempt to participate in his profits.

It was a continuation of Rizal’s campaign of education in which he sought by blunt truths to awaken his countrymen to their own faults at the same time that he was arousing the Spaniards to the defects in Spain’s colonial system that caused and continued such shortcomings.

Most corporations in the Philippines these yearss are transnational companies. The women were seen constantly followed by servants who dressed them and fanned them — personal things which they ought to have done for themselves. Anonymous September 27, at We use cookies to give you the best experience possible.


Summary of Dr. Jose Rizal’s the indolence of the Filipinos?

Cleveland, Ohio, The Arthur H. Pigafetta tells us of the abundance of foodstuffs in Paragua and of its inhabitants, who nearly all tilled their own fields.

The official release date of all Project Gutenberg eBooks is at Midnight, Central Time, of the last day of the stated month. On the other hand, the patient attributes the aggravation of the evil to the system of treatment followed.

The natives furnished the indoleence for a galleon, according to the assertion of the Franciscans, and I heard the governor of the province where they were cut, which is Lacuna de Bay, say that to haul them seven leagues over very broken mountains 6, natives were engaged o months, without furnishing them food, which the wretched native had to seek for himself!

It bears the following title-page: In the treaties of peace ibdolence the survivors of Magellan’s expedition made with the chief of Paragua, when the servant-interpreter died they communicated with one another through a Moro who had been captured in the island of the King of Luzon and who understood some Spanish. Master’s or higher degree.

The good and the beautiful attract him, seduce and captivate him, although, like the Japanese, he often exchanges the good for the evil, if it appears to him garnished and gilded. The second Spanish edition of the work was published indolencs Rizal himself, who was always a sincere admirer of the book.

The Indolence of the Filipino by José Rizal – Free Ebook

Why should it do so when these same products are burdened with taxes and indoolence and have not free entry into the ports, of the mother country, nor is their consumption there encouraged? This production, which bears neither signature nor sign of authorship, is dated April 13, China furnished the trade, and they had only to take advantage of it and pick up filipinno gold that dropped out on its way from Mexico toward the interior of China, the gulf whence it never returned.

What does it inspir I just wanted to keep putting up snaps every other paragraph. Martin Mendez, op, cit Where indolencce this extemporaneous interpreter learn Castilian?

To what is this retrogression due? They say like every parents sayit is the only thing they could leave to us when they pass away. Morga, who recounts the first piratical invasion, says: It is a big help for my exam tomorrow.


The Life and Works of Rizal: The Indolence of the Filipinos: Summary and Analysis

Almost everyday there were cockfights, and during feast days, the government officials and friars were the first to engange in all sorts of bets and gambles. Sobre la indolencia de los filipinos “On the Indolence of the Filipinos” in Spanish is a socio-political essay published in La solidaridad in Madrid in It made me realize how much we could have accomplished if those before us were brave enough.

Anonymous October 3, at 7: It needs a reform, but as it must not speak, it keeps silent and remains with the need. Sancianco, have been content to deny or affirm it.

The Indolence of the Filipino by José Rizal

Don’t use “we” as if dragging all of us with your indolent act. Be thankful if they do not become coagulations and produce gangrene, be thankful if they do not reproduce the cancer! Anonymous October 8, at These are some of the main reasons that Rizal cites as causing the deterioration of values among the Filipinos. Robertson Librarian of the Philippine Library and co-editor of the volume series of historical reprints indolemce called The Philippine Islandsso comprehensive are they show the breadth of Rizal’s historical scholarship, and that the only error mentioned is due to using a faulty reprint where the original was not available indicates the conscientiousness of the pioneer worker.

Trade was stimulated by the very fact that the Malay peoples, except those who have been driven into the mountainous interiors, are by their very nature a seafaring people.

Though those who claim to champion the Philippines’ cause apparently are unaware of it, these Islands have a population strangely alike in its indoolence up to the people of America; their history is full of American associations; Americans developed their leading resources, and American ideas have inspired their political aspirations. An hour’s work under that burning sun, in the midst of pernicious influences springing from nature in activity, is equal to a day’s work in a temperate climate; it is, then, just that the earth yield a hundred fold!