Chapter 1ADMITING THE EXISTENCE OF INDOLENCE indolence does exist among the Filipinos someone must study the causes of indolence before curing it an hour work under the Philippine sun is equivalent to a day’s work in temperate regions. any man can live in any climate, if he will only adapt
Chapter 2INDOLENCE AS A CHRONIC ILLNESS an illness will worsen if the wrong treatment is given Filipinos are indolent by nature
Chapter 3WARS, INSURRECTIONS, EXPEDITIONS AND INVASION enumerates several reasons that may have caused the Filipinos cultural and economic corruption Filipinos were sent abroad to fight for Spain or shipyards to construct vessels – forced labor
Chapter 4DEATH OF TRADE IN THE PHILIPPINES Absence of encouragement from the government. Absue of ecnomenderos. Monopoly of government officials. Wrong doctrine Discrimination and education of the natives.
Chapter 5LIMITED TRAINING AND EDUCATION causes of indolence can be reduced to two factors limited training and education Filipino native receive lack of a national sentiment of unity among them