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All Too Common Misconceptions about Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo

I know what you’re thinking. What, Noli Me Tangere again? More like Noli Me Tang*%@! Despite any inhibitions, retorts, or protests, no discussion about Jose Rizal is without his two of his most famous novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. 863 more words

On Geometry, Qing Dynasty & Noli

As mentioned before, I don’t really recall my very first video project. What I do recall were the projects that entailed such effort to edit. During my high school years, the most popular video editing software was -surprise, surprise- Windows Movie Maker.🎉🎉🎉 1,198 more words

Techie

Country Strong

She’s country strong, Hard to break
Like the ground she grew up on
You may fool her and she’ll fall
But she won’t stay down long… 193 more words

Second Life

"In the urrent state of things, not allowing them to leave the country--or even teach them to read--would actually do them a favor..."

The young blond man at the dinner party wrote this in a book he is writing (Colonial Studies. This comes from the last paragraph of Chp.3, which starts with a bit of humor, probably as a way to soften the serious dialogue but also reaffirms the notion that foreigners in a position of power view the “indio” as second class citizens. 108 more words

Books

Sunday Spotlight: Filipino Literature

The month of April is National Literature Month in the Philippines or #BuwanNgPanitikan and in its honor, I thought of doing this Sunday’s feature on the literary work of Filipinos. 622 more words

Literature

Not The Andres Bonifacio You Knew

From the time Philippine history was introduced as a subject, Katipunan’s Andres Bonifacio was portrayed as an uneducated, hot headed, and poor commoner who had enough of the Spanish abuse, reason why he went at arms with them (prematurely) in 1896. 696 more words

Kasaysayan

She mistook him for the gardener

In his Gospel John records that on the Sunday morning following Jesus’s crucifixion, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and, finding it empty, started to weep, for she thought someone had taken the body. 1,596 more words

Visual Art