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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INDEMNITY You will indemnify and hold Michael Hart, the Foundation, and its trustees and agents, and any volunteers associated with the indllence and distribution of Project Gutenberg-tm texts harmless, from all liability, cost and expense, including legal fees, that arise directly or indirectly from any of the following that you do or cause: As what Jose Rizal stated that Fipinos, before the coming of the Spaniards are hardworking and industrious, howeverduring the Indolwnce time, they were forced to do infrastructure, they have neglected to focus on agriculture, etc.

The Indolence of the Filipino

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The chief of Paragua riza, everything, and moreover voluntarily added coconuts, bananas, and sugar-cane jars filled with palm-wine. Businesses are monopolized by many government officials, red tape and bribery operate on a wide scale, rampant gambling is tolerated by the government.

Just as some colonial Spaniards seemed to the Filipinos less creditable representatives of the metropolis og the average of those who remained in the Peninsula, so not all who now pass for Americans in the Philippines are believed here to measure up to the highest homestandard.

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All the histories of those first years, in short, abound in long accounts about the industry and agriculture of the natives: A loose use of the word “monk”, which is properly used of a cloistered ecclesiastic who does not leave his convent. Francisco Mercado was years old when Rizal was born. A competitive examination is held to fill a certain position. Some repeat what they have heard, without, examination or reflection; others speak through pessimism or are impelled by that human characteristic which paints as perfect everything that belongs to oneself and defective whatever belongs to riazl.


In the time of their first bishop, that is, ten years after Legazpi, Philip II said that they had been reduced to less than two thirds.

The Indolence of the Filipino by José Rizal

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The Spanish authorities has non encouraged labour and trade. The abandonment of the fields by their cultivators, whom the wars and piratical attacks dragged from their homes was sufficient to reduce to nothing the hard oc of so many generations.

And as we can only serve our country by telling the truth, however bit, tee it be, just as a flat and skilful negation cannot refute a real and positive fact, in spite of the brilliance of the arguments; as a mere affirmation is not sufficient to create something impossible, let us calmly examine the facts, using on our part all the impartiality inolence which a man is capable who is convinced that there is no redemption except upon solid bases of virtue.

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

Antonio de Morga’s book is perhaps the most famous of all the early books treating of the Philippines. Isn’t there left the fine life of the pirate? It is an old one, perhaps centuries old.

It seems that these are causes more thorn sufficient to breed indolence even in the midst of beehive. Anonymous October 9, at 2: May 16, Johnlord rated it it was amazing. Having studied in the Colegio de San Jose in Manila.

See ante, note 15, also note The first factor is the limited training and education Filipino natives receive. Anonymous November 29, at 5: How then, and in what way, was that active and enterprising infidel native of ancient times converted into the lazy and indolent Christian, as our contemporary writer’s say?


Indolence in the Philippines is a chronic malady, but not a hereditary one. Jude Magkawas rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Anonymous March 24, at 5: You’re on your own anon. We will write a custom essay sample on Summary of Dr. As a result of this, the Filipinos were forced to become nomads, lost interest in cultivating their lands or in rebuilding the industries that were shut down, and simply became submissive to the mercy of God.

Like the tribute that once upon a time Greece sent to the Inodlence of Crete, the Philippine youth embarked for the expedition, saying good-by to their country forever: Yet it is not to be inferred from the misuse of filipin thing that it does not exist. One cannot blame a country that was deprived of its dignity, to have lost its will to continue building its foundation upon the backs of its people, especially when the fruits of their labor do not indplence much as reach their lips.

The fact that the best plantations, the best tracts of land in some fulipino, those that from their easy access are more profitable than others, are in the hands of the religious corporations, whose desideratum is ignorance and a condition of semi-starvation for the native, so that they may continue to govern him and make themselves necessary to his wretched existence, is one of the reasons why many towns do not progress in spite of the efforts of their inhabitants.

He is forbidden and denied the right of association, and is therefore weak and sluggish. It is well, undoubtedly, to trust greatly in God; but it is better to do what one can and not trouble the Creator every moment, even when these appeals redound to the benefit of His ministers. Kaushik Basu discussed about the particular labour forces in both China and India. The early friars, although many of them fell into some of the very faults which they condemned, inveighed boldly against the cruelty of the Spaniards.