<< Chapter < Page Chapter >> Page >

A Total Recanting

Not just purely religious belief, or minimal doctrinal requirements, are covered by the document in question, contrary to what the public knows from its still reigning misrepresentations. It’s actually a document of total retraction. From internal examination of its contents, we can right away ask this forgery-revealing questions: could the highly principled Rizal freely write and sign a practically total five-sentence retraction of beliefs, works and deeds? And why, then, did they still kill him? Take a deep look at the shockingly wide-ranging unqualified wordings. It turns him into a Taliban-type fundamentalist no less. Just like the Jesuit Pastells and regular priests (friars) who religiously deluded themselves into thinking and accusing that this church-state separatist was also “a fierce revolutionist….scandalizer and corrupter of his people,” as the former wrote in 1897. The document’s fourth and fifth sentence implicitly makes Rizal admit this, and makes him publicly apologize and seek pardon for causing such harms. The earliest anti-retractionists raised weaker versions of these evidence-backed negative arguments. Reformulated in the context of the document’s practically total nature, their retraction-falsifying questions acquire much greater conclusive force. Read each sentence below, especially from the second to the fifth. Aside from being a return to the faith of one’s youth, its manifesto-like declarations covered whole books, essays and acts. It’s not confined to just minimal dogmas of pure faith, as the ‘retractionists’ have dishonestly claimed or implied. Probably for the first time in your lives, readers, please carefully read and re-read each of the mentioned document’s five sentences; do this before you right away hurl attacks or insults at your anti-retractionist adversary. Help reverse the indolently stupid practice of typically fighting over the issue and sub-issues without first doing hard reading of the document. Write down a copy of it all you would-be intellectual discussants and combatants, have it before your eyes so you don’t revert to the old ways of immaturely developed humans trading insults for nothing.

Here then is a literalist translation of that document. Thus carefully laid out before you for examination it is no less than cumulatively “dynamite”! Let’s agree the first sentence refers to pure faith. But not From the second unqualified sentence to the fifth, for what it shockingly owns up, declares, implies galore. Note the manifesto-like formality entirely alien to Rizal’s personal explaining letter-style. If it were true, then its maker clearly surrendered his Enlightenment ideals. And all along he held no deep principled beliefs and convictions after all. His free-thinking Masonic scientific humanism did not go deep below beginner’s initial fascinations with its appealing socio-political uses. Precisely what Dr. De Pedro made much of in his book under review here. Precisely too what the world-famous Miguel de Unamuno, more than a century before, could not help concluding about the incompleteness of our iconic subject’s rationalism. Let us then read each phrase and line very attentively, very closely as that world-historic document deserves. If we seriously do so, at this analytical level alone Asia’s closest counterpart of Europe’s Galileo case can at long last be resolved decisively in our minds! Here and now. Because then you would not fail to hear and discern between the lines and in the words themselves its absolutist designing maker’s presence. Ask, right away upon close reading whose absolutist’s barely suppressed ranting and Catholic theocratic voice reverberates through its telltale phrases and sentences? Please don’t say with a straight face it sounds completely like Rizal’s voice and style, now denouncing his Church-condemned works and Masonic scientific humanism (which the next chapters show ran to bone-deep core levels). Examine the fifth in its internal and external contexts: it impliedly retracts clamors against maladministration badly needing change. Even more as we’ll see.

Questions & Answers

can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
ninjadapaul
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
ninjadapaul
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
Salomon
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
oops. ignore that.
ninjadapaul
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
ninjadapaul
Commplementary angles
Idrissa Reply
hello
Sherica
im all ears I need to learn
Sherica
right! what he said ⤴⤴⤴
Tamia
what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
Dearan Reply
kkk nice
Abdirahman Reply
algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
Kim
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Al
y=10×
Embra Reply
if |A| not equal to 0 and order of A is n prove that adj (adj A = |A|
Nancy Reply
rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
Bridget Reply
Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
Emedobi Reply
No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
Mary Reply
is it 3×y ?
Joan Reply
J, combine like terms 7x-4y
Bridget Reply
im not good at math so would this help me
Rachael Reply
yes
Asali
I'm not good at math so would you help me
Samantha
what is the problem that i will help you to self with?
Asali
how do you translate this in Algebraic Expressions
linda Reply
Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
Crystal Reply
. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
Chris Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
China
Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
what is the k.e before it land
Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
AMJAD
what is system testing
AMJAD
what is the application of nanotechnology?
Stotaw
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
Azam
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
Prasenjit
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
Azam
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
Prasenjit
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
Damian
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
Damian
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
Azam
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
Ali Reply
the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
bamidele Reply
Got questions? Join the online conversation and get instant answers!
QuizOver.com Reply

Get the best Algebra and trigonometry course in your pocket!





Source:  OpenStax, Opus dei book's darkened rizal & Why. OpenStax CNX. Mar 20, 2011 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11225/1.2
Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google Inc.

Notification Switch

Would you like to follow the 'Opus dei book's darkened rizal & Why' conversation and receive update notifications?

Ask