what are the bad contributions or effects of Jose Rizal to the Phillippines?
unfortunately there are also bad effects produced by Rizal's heroism. can you pls name some?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
1. Makes the filipino people over confident or too proud of doing things.
2. He influence bad people by using their brain and fist of doing things.
3. He harass government, church, etc. (even if they are wrong) making people think it is ok to do it.
- CanProfLv 71 decade ago
Attempts to debunk legends surrounding Rizal, and the tug of war between free thinker and Catholic, have served to keep him a living issue. While some leaders, Gandhi for one, have been elevated to high pedestals and even deified, Rizal has remained a controversial figure. Some have succeeded in depicting his fallibility, such as the case of the numerous women in his life. In one recorded fall from grace, he had succumbed to temptation by a "lady of the camellias" in Austria, leading to a presumption that he had patronized "ladies of the night".
Others present him as a man of contradictions. Miguel de Unamuno in "Rizal: the Tagalog Hamlet", said of him, "a soul that dreads the revolution although deep down desires it. He pivots between fear and hope, between faith and despair."His critics assert this character flaw is translated into his two novels where he opposes violence in Noli and appears to advocate it in Fili, contrasting Ibarra's idealism to Simoun's cynicism. His defenders insist this ambivalence is trounced when Simoun is struck down in the sequel's final chapters, reaffirming the author's resolute stance, Pure and spotless must the victim be if the sacrifice is to be acceptable. In the same tenor, Rizal condemned the uprising when Bonifacio asked for his support. Bonifacio, in turn, openly denounced him as a coward for his refusal. Rizal believed that an armed struggle for independence was premature and ill-conceived. Here Rizal is speaking through Father Florentino: ...our liberty will (not) be secured at the sword's point...we must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when a people reaches that height God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards and liberty will shine out like the first dawn.
Rizal never held a gun or sword in the battlefield to fight for freedom. This fact leads some to question his ranking as the nation's premier hero, with a few who believe in the beatification of Bonifacio in his stead. In his defense, the historian, Rafael Palma, contends that the revolution of Bonifacio is a consequence wrought by the writings of Rizal and that although the sword of Bonifacio produced an immediate outcome, the pen of Rizal generated a more lasting achievement.
- 4 years ago
As an American who has lived interior the Philippines, i detect it form of complicated to be severe of a guy who's a countrywide hero - and who became shot by making use of an occupying power for his patriotism. i could think of that Jose Rizal, like a number of person, had his defects. besides the undeniable fact that that is form of like living on the element that George Washington had slaves. Rizal and Washington are long lifeless. possibly it quite is a sturdy difficulty to copy on their constructive factors and enable them to chill out in peace.