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  1. 1. Indolence of the Filipinos<br />
  2. 2. Indolence of the Filipinos<br />Written by Rizal<br />Published in La Solidaridad in 5 installments<br />From July 15 to September 15, 1890<br />
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  4. 4. Chapter 1ADMITING THE EXISTENCE OF INDOLENCE<br />indolence does exist among the Filipinos<br />someone must study the causes of indolence before curing it<br />an hour work under the Philippine sun is equivalent to a day’s work in temperate regions.<br />any man can live in any climate, if he will only adapt<br />
  5. 5. Chapter 2INDOLENCE AS A CHRONIC ILLNESS<br />an illness will worsen if the wrong treatment is given<br />Filipinos are indolent by nature<br />
  6. 6. Chapter 3WARS, INSURRECTIONS, EXPEDITIONS AND INVASION <br />enumerates several reasons that may have caused the Filipinos cultural and economic corruption<br />Filipinos were sent abroad to fight for Spain or shipyards to construct vessels – forced labor<br />
  7. 7. Chapter 4DEATH OF TRADE IN THE PHILIPPINES<br />Absence of encouragement from the government.<br />Absue of ecnomenderos.<br />Monopoly of government officials.<br />Wrong doctrine<br />Discrimination and education of the natives.<br />
  8. 8. Chapter 5LIMITED TRAINING AND EDUCATION<br />causes of indolence can be reduced to two factors<br />limited training and education Filipino native receive<br />lack of a national sentiment of unity among them<br />