Rizal’s Concept of the Filipino Nation <ul><li>A Nation Aborted by Floro C. Quibuyen </li></ul>Carla Gene Borja Bervilene ...
<ul><li>Rizal’s social environment/ surroundings </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of ideas </li></ul>
<ul><li>Filipino in ethnoracial terms </li></ul><ul><li>Construct a political meaning for the term Filipino </li></ul>Two ...
Nation as a Community <ul><li>Cultural Dimension or Cultural Nationalism </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The nation as a histori...
Nation as a Community <ul><li>Ethical Dimension </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A moral community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><u...
Influences <ul><li>Johann Gottfried Herder, German scholar  </li></ul><ul><li>Voltaire, scholar from the Enlightenment tra...
Herder’s Influence <ul><li>But the very moment their inherited national feeling awakens again, the fire, that for so long ...
Vox populi, Vox dei VS. Sovereign People <ul><li>Vox populi, vox Dei = the voice of the people is the voice of God </li></...
National Sentiment <ul><li>“National” in contrast to “Individual” </li></ul><ul><li>National does not refer to the interes...
Rizal’s concept of a Filipino Nation <ul><li>Rejection of oppression and injustice </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of solidarity r...
<ul><li>Not patriotism or nationalism </li></ul><ul><li>“... But as I see that I am getting old, my ideals and my dreams a...
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  1. 1. Rizal’s Concept of the Filipino Nation <ul><li>A Nation Aborted by Floro C. Quibuyen </li></ul>Carla Gene Borja Bervilene Tesoro
  2. 2. <ul><li>Rizal’s social environment/ surroundings </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of ideas </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Filipino in ethnoracial terms </li></ul><ul><li>Construct a political meaning for the term Filipino </li></ul>Two Approaches to National Identity
  4. 4. Nation as a Community <ul><li>Cultural Dimension or Cultural Nationalism </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The nation as a historically constituted community of language and culture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann Gottfried Herder, 18th century German scholar </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Nation as a Community <ul><li>Ethical Dimension </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A moral community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Members are bound to a common good </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>French Revolution, Judeo-Christian tradition and Greek political thought </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Influences <ul><li>Johann Gottfried Herder, German scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Voltaire, scholar from the Enlightenment tradition </li></ul><ul><li>Ferdinand Blumentritt </li></ul>
  7. 7. Herder’s Influence <ul><li>But the very moment their inherited national feeling awakens again, the fire, that for so long has been assiduously kept smouldering in the ashes, will burst out into open flames. (In F.M. Barnard 1965,286)- Herder </li></ul><ul><li>When the light of day shows up the monsters of darkness, the frightful reaction will come. So many sighs suppressed, so much poison distilled drop by drop, so much force repressed for centuries, will come to light and bursts! (Social Cancer,161)-Tasio(Rizal) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vox populi, Vox dei VS. Sovereign People <ul><li>Vox populi, vox Dei = the voice of the people is the voice of God </li></ul><ul><li>sovereign people = Vox imperii, vox populi = the voice of the government is the voice of the people </li></ul>
  9. 9. National Sentiment <ul><li>“National” in contrast to “Individual” </li></ul><ul><li>National does not refer to the interest of the nation state </li></ul><ul><li>“National Spirit” </li></ul><ul><li>Resist evil and promote common good </li></ul><ul><li>Rizal emphasized the peoples initiative </li></ul>
  10. 10. Rizal’s concept of a Filipino Nation <ul><li>Rejection of oppression and injustice </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of solidarity rooted in a national history and culture </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual concern and responsibility for the common good </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Not patriotism or nationalism </li></ul><ul><li>“... But as I see that I am getting old, my ideals and my dreams are vanishing. If it is impossible for me to give freedom to my country, at least I should like to give it to these noble compatriots in other lands...” </li></ul><ul><li>Not “Filipino by blood” but “Filipino by heart” </li></ul>
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