Rizal’s Blue Print forNation Building-Education-Racial Pride and Dignity-National Consciousness-Re-orientation of valuesand attitudes-Willingness to sacrifice
Rizal’s Program of ActionCirculo Hispano--Filipino student organization in Madrid1888--At British Museum, Rizal had piecedtogether the history of the Philippineswhich revealed that even before thecoming of the Spaniards; the Filipinosalready had a developed culture.
Morga’s Sucesos de lasIslas Filipinas--Rizal made notes on this because of itsobjective representation of life in thePhilippines at the time of the arrival of theSpaniards.--Morga devoted a long final chapter to thestudy of Filipino customs, manners andreligions in the early years of the Spanishconquest.
Excerpts from RizalDedicatory:“It is necessary to first lay barethe past in order to better judgethe present and to survey theroad trodden during threecenturies.”“We proceed to study thefuture.”
Rizal’s Question on his Mind Were there enough leaders which arehighly dedicated and well trained amongFilipinos? Could the collective strength of thecountry insure a good chance of victory? Are the people united enough to shareone common prospective? How effective were the means ofcommunication?
The Indolence of the FilipinosCame out as a series of 5 in theLa Solidaridad from July 15 toSeptember 15 1899La Liga Filipina (PhilippineLeague)Rizal’s major plan of action
Rizal’s Political Reforms First Novel; Noli Me Tangere (1884)--Raise the political consciousness in relation tothe current state of affairs in the Philippines.--Disseminate information about their countrythrough journalism and public debate. El Filibusterismo--A sequel to Noli Me Tangere (1891)--To draw attention calamitous state of affairs inthe country.
Rizal is Asias first modern non-violent proponent of politicalreforms. Recognize the importance of industrialeducation, to make it accessible to all. Recognize the importance of industrialeducation.-Development of institution, agriculture andcommerce. “Kabataan ang Pag-asa ng Bayan.”Education for the Youth.
Socio Economic Reforms--Enlightenment througheducation was not enough toimprove the country’s right.19th Century--The Philippines wasexperiencing the kindling effectof an economic weakening andmaterial property.
Agricultural ImprovementThe economic development of thePhilippines would largely dependon this3 Factors of ProductionLandLaborCapital-Coupled with justice