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    • What areWhat areFilipinosFilipinosLike?Like?Leon Ma. Guerrero
    • Leon Ma. Guerrero
    • He was one of theforemostnationalists of thisera. A partner in thelaw practice ofSenator Claro M.Recto, he becameUndersecretary ofForeign Affairsduring theMagsaysayadministration.
    • On retirement, he was thecountrys most senior diplomat,having been Ambassador inLondon, Madrid, New Delhi, MexicoCity and Belgrade. On 19 June1982 he received the GawadMabini -the highest award in thePhilippine Foreign Service.He held the rank of Knight GrandCross of the Knights of Rizal.Among his many works areinternationally acclaimedtranslations of Rizals Noli MeTangere and El Filibusterismo.
    • What are Filipinos Like?What are Filipinos Like?Leon Ma. Guerrero
    • What doforeigners sayaboutFilipinos?
    • Filipinos are...• Friendly - good-natured• loyal - idealistic• Sentimental - socially gracious• more intelligent than the Malays• religious but not so mystical asthe Indians• imitative but less so than theJapanese
    • Filipinos are...• unwilling to acceptresponsibility• lacking in self-reliance• less hardworking than theChineseand, in general,...•the most adaptable of allraces in the Orient.
    • A Spaniard thought Filipinoswere very like the Spanish.
    • An American thought Filipinos werenot American enough. They alsocannot understand why grown-upsons and daughters keep on livingwith their parents after they havemarried.
    • A Frenchman remarkedthat Filipinos were theonly people in Asia with asense of humor.
    • A Chinese thought Filipinoswere improvident.
    • An Indonesian criticizedFilipinos for immediatelyaccepting Westernstandards.
    • A Siamese said Filipinoswere pretentious.
    • Other nations triedto“save” us…
    • Spaniards believed thatthey were rescuing usfrom agents of Satan.
    • Americans proclaimed theirpurpose to civilize us,Christianize us, and liberate usfrom the Spaniards.
    • Japanese announcedthat they come to free usfrom the Americans.
    • They were allfighting over us!Yet in the end…
    • saveourselvesWe have managed tosurvive in thissolicitude, and to learnthat in the end wemust