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How does the story of Rizal inspire you as a Filipino?

Last Updated: 25th March, 2021

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Jose Rizal a determined man who wanted peace by creating this political group to fight and get their freedom back. It inspires many people by Rizal's books and words as he wanted freedom. Jose wrote two novels Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo to show people how the Philippines were being bondaged by Spain.

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Besides, how does the story of Jose Rizal inspire you as a Filipino?

Jose made the Philippine League to get their first reform group and to get their freedom from Spain. Jose Rizal an inspiration to Philippine history for making the first reform group that is set up by the Philippines; his death brought out the people's strengths to fight back in the name of Jose.

One may also ask, why Jose Rizal is an inspiration? Rizal served as an inspiration for many people during his time. For him, a revolution is not only about using bolos or firearms, but by using the pen which is mightier than the sword,” he said. Palmos said that it is in the power of writing as a means to effect change that millennials can learn from Rizal.

Also to know is, how Rizal and his works contribute to Philippine nationalism?

His novels awakened Philippine nationalism While in Barcelona, Rizal contributed essays, poems, allegories, and editorials to the Spanish newspaper, La Solidaridad. In both novels, Rizal harshly criticized the Spanish colonial rule in the country and exposed the ills of Philippine society at the time.

What message does Rizal give the Filipino youth in the poem?

Rizal - To The Filipino Youth. “To The Filipino Youth” Unfold, oh timid flower! Interpretation: Lift up your radiant brow, The poem is a message primarily to tell the importance of one's This day, Youth of my native strand!

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Yenni Uhlen

Professional

Is Jose Rizal good in writing?

Jose Rizal is not only highly acclaimed up to this very time because of the exemplary literature we still study to this day. He is still very highly remembered and ever adored because of his conviction, service, and great love for the Filipino people, and the country.

Pavlo Hormaegui

Professional

What can I learn from Jose Rizal?

Rizal believed in the power of education and its power to change things and provide solutions. As a teacher, he had very effective techniques. He made the locality a source of learning in the various subjects. Together with his students, he explored the physical environment, learning together with them.

Lis Ponciano

Professional

Why did Rizal wrote to the Filipino youth?

Driven by his undying love for his country, Rizal wrote the novel to expose the ills of Philippine society during the Spanish colonial era. At the time, the Spaniards prohibited the Filipinos from reading the controversial book because of the unlawful acts depicted in the novel.

Jinsheng Melchior

Explainer

Why do we need to study Rizals life and works?

To recognize the importance of Rizal's ideals and teachings in relation to present conditions and situations in the society. To encourage the application of such ideals in current social and personal problems and issues. To develop an appreciation and deeper understanding of all that Rizal fought and died for.

Yiling Prandi

Explainer

Why Rizal is a hero?

Rizal was given special attention as a hero by the American colonial administration because, unlike more radical figures whose ideas could inspire resistance against American rule, he was interpreted to represent peaceful political advocacy.

Felisha Pinke

Explainer

Did Jose Rizal have a healthy personality?

Some qualities that would describe Jose Rizal are being open-minded, intelligent, and hardworking. Jose really wanted to have freedom in the Philippines from Spain, so that the Filipinos did not have to be controlled by another country. He did not care about himself. He cared more about helping his country.

Madrona Godia

Pundit

What do you think about Jose Rizal?

Rizal was a polymath, skilled in both science and the arts. He painted, sketched, and made sculptures and woodcarving. He was a prolific poet, essayist, and novelist whose most famous works were his two novels, Noli Me Tángere and its sequel, El filibusterismo.

Nazir Nover

Pundit

How did your documentary work on Rizal start?

1. How did your documentary work on Rizal start? When I was in Europe in 2004 to do a documentary on the decline of Catholicism in Western Europe, my team and I had time to research and document some of the places Rizal visited and lived in in Belgium and Paris. That research became "Little Bad Boy."

Flores Pewar

Pundit

Relu Hainmann

Pundit

When did nationalism start in Philippines?

The start of Filipino nationalism (1760's–1820's)
During their 333-year rule of the Philippines, the Spanish rulers referred the natives as indios.

Speranta

Pundit

Does Jose Rizal deserve to be our national hero?

Rizal gave us freedom by using goodness. Jose Rizal became the Philippine national hero because he fought for freedom in a silent but powerful way. He expressed his love for the Philippines through his novels, essays and articles rather than through the use of force or aggression.

Elenore Dillen

Teacher

What is Rizal's nationalism?

Nationalism and patriotism are sometimes interchanged since they both show their love to their nation. According to Hans Kohn, Nationalism is an ideology based on the premise that the individual's loyalty and devotion to the nation-state surpass other individual or group interests.

Simona Janning

Supporter

Lorrine Drivakis

Supporter

How does Rizal value education?

Rizal always considered education as a medicine or something that could cure the problems of Colonial Philippines. He believed in education that is free from political and religious control. He asserted that reform can not be achieved if there is no suitable education, a liberal one available to Filipinos.

Lynell Bekleshev

Supporter

Is Rizal born a hero or made to become a hero?

Jose Rizal is considered a hero in the Philippines because of his patriotism and devotion towards his country, his persuasive writing, novels and propaganda, and because of the significance of his execution. Rizal's writing made the Filipino people realize the unjust way of Spanish rule.

Teodomiro Serena

Beginner

Why is Jose Rizal important?

José Rizal Facts. José Rizal (1861-1896) was a national hero of the Philippines and the first Asian nationalist. He expressed the growing national consciousness of many Filipinos who opposed Spanish colonial tyranny and aspired to attain democratic rights.

Reimundo Vossen

Beginner

What is the life of Rizal?

José Protasio Rizal Mercado Y Alonso Realonda was born on June 19, 1861 to Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonzo in the town of Calamba in the province of Laguna. He had nine sisters and one brother. At the early age of three, the future political leader had already learned the English alphabet.

Sisenando Cordovez

Beginner

What is the significance of Rizal's law to the present time?

The full name of the law is An Act to Include in the Curricula of All Public and Private Schools, Colleges and Universities Courses On the Life, Works and Writings of Jose Rizal, Particularly His Novels Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, Authorizing the Printing and Distribution Thereof, and for Other Purposes.