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Opus Dei Book's Darkened Rizal and Why - Chapter 4

Chapter 4

Dr. De Pedro’s Freethinker Find&Mine

Don’t give any copy [of Noli ] to

just anyone… he might just burn it…

─JPR to J. Ma. Basa, 1888

…in this land of the brain-damaged…

Phil. Star editorial, 2/14/2009

W.O.W. Philippines!

Wonder of wonders, indeed: its chief national hero’s veneration without understanding! By virtue of this ongoing work, especially the previous chapter’s disproof of the retraction, and this its including the next chapter that well-known finding of venerating with no understanding can be understood more profoundly. In fact: “It is as if he were truly the country’s accidental chief hero,” its venerators clueless as to their chief hero’s core-identity and nature. We shall further see this here. Hardly anyone among its educated classes and English-illiterate masses has understanding of their chief hero’s main mission; this as awesomely manifested in his first historical novel; and whom he rightly blamed for his death. This is just for starters in regard to his “core identity”: who he was, what inherent motives and beliefs drove him, what he valued most of all.

Tourists attracted to the country by all sorts of official come-ons who might take a chance on this five-chapter meatiest of Rizal books can rightly ponder its “wonder of wonders”. They can rightly wonder why their host country’s inhabitants don’t really have a clue on their chief hero’s true central core identity as fully revealed and defended here in this ongoing work to include five more chapters and their respective endnotes. I hope some local opinion-makers of “a nation that does not read” will be curious enough to take a critical look at this agenda-setting book full of findings not generally known. The phrase in quotation marks about a non-reading nation is by the popular historian-columnist, A. R. Ocampo, from his column of October 8, 2010. He’s written such stuff before, many times over as many years. I agree with him; so does everyone I know, especially if we’re talking about serious reading for critical thinking in English, effectively the Philippines’ language of higher education and higher-order thought. “Hell, we loathe books, raze trees and settle for making babies”, Inquirer’s C. Quiros just now (November 29) railed against self-inflicted ignorance.

A group of nationalistic anti-American historians, like Dr. Floro Quibuyen in his very ambitious book first published in 1999, claim that the revolutionary masses, the peasantry in particular together with their rebel leaders during the last decade of Spanish rule and early years of American occupation, had a true understanding of their “Tagalog Christ”, who joined them in armed rebellion. He was killed by Spain for it, whom he regarded as the chief enemy. That’s nationalistic myth-making, into which, alas, the otherwise respected Quibuyen falls. In this regard I side with the other pious nationalistic anti-Americans, like the historian Agoncillo, who deny that the masses read the Spanish-writing Rizal’s challenging ideas discussed in his books, essays, poems, and letters. And that they venerated with no understanding at all.

Questions & Answers

find the 15th term of the geometric sequince whose first is 18 and last term of 387
Jerwin Reply
The given of f(x=x-2. then what is the value of this f(3) 5f(x+1)
virgelyn Reply
hmm well what is the answer
how do they get the third part x = (32)5/4
kinnecy Reply
can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
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sure. what is your question?
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
I got X =-6
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
oops. ignore that.
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
is it a question of log
Commplementary angles
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Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
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algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
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
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
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Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
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what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
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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
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
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
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
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
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
I'm interested in Nanotube
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
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
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