The Philippines take pride in its National Hero, the martyred poet, accomplished writer, playwright, art aficionado and an international man, Dr. Jose Rizal. His story is a constant reminder of how the Filipino waged a silent struggle against Spain, a lonesome voice of freedom and liberty, too detached from the hallucinating encumbrances of colonization. Spain, after all, is the lone colonial power who ruled the Philippines for more than 300 years and it takes a voice and the pen of Jose Rizal, to question the status quo imposed by the Spaniards. Read more
This country will never learn, Dr. Jose. I would love to share my own observations, perhaps, rant to you about what has become of us since you left.
Dr. Jose, since when is plagiarism becomes a norm even to your days? Were your works plagiarized by the Spaniards or did you ever plagiarized? It was harder to understand your Noli Me Tangere and I doubt if you plagiarized it like most people nowadays do. Is it really acceptable to plagiarized Dr. Jose? Read more
The National Hero of the Philippine Republic is Dr. Jose Rizal mostly popularly known for his struggle against the Spaniards while studying in Europe and upon coming back to Manila, have upstaged the elite in writing his version of freedom, from the clutches of the colonizers. He has written various notable works and plays that portrayed the Spaniards as heartless conquestadores and that the Filipino’s (Indio) quest for freedom should be pursued earnestly. Read more