What was the main question that Rizal aimed to answer in his essay the Philippines a century hence?
“The Philippines a Century Hence” is an essay written to forecast the future of the country in a hundred years, by Jose Rizal. Rizal wrote this essay because he felt that he needed to remind Spain that the circumstances that ushered in the French Revolution, could have an effect for her in the Philippines.
What causes indolence?
Indolence therefore has more deeply rooted causes such as abuse and discrimination, inaction of the government, rampant corruption and red tape, wrong doctrines of the church and wrong examples from some Spaniards who lead lives of indolence which ultimately led to the deterioration of Filipinos values.
What was Rizal’s forecast of the future of the Philippines within the century?
In his most prescient essay, Filipinas Dentro de Gen Anos, written in 1889, he foretold that Spain and the Philippines would eventually become equal independent partners in the world of geopolitics, that the United States, after appropriating the Philippines for herself, would emerge as a new colonial power in Asia.
What is Rizal’s purpose in writing the Philippines a century hence?
In my opinion, Rizal wrote the essay because he did not want any bloody revolution (or maybe he did not want the Philippines to be treated like a commodity which can be sold for any amount of money because the Philippines is a freaking country with people living in it) and wanted the Philippines to be treated decently.
Why did Rizal wrote this letter?
Rizal’s letter to the women of Malolos emphasized reason and supported the education of women so that they may be enlightened, religiousness required reason, without reason there was only religiosity. It is shown that the capabilities approach enhances Rizal’s messages for human development.
What is the prediction of Rizal?
What is your greatest lesson from the life of José Rizal?
Keep personal life away from work While we do not live in such tumultuous times as Rizal’s, it is important to keep distractions away from every workday. Rizal was so focused on the work that he did not allow loved ones or even his own preferences or emotions come in the way.