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In the preceding chapter we set forth the causes that proceed from the government in fostering and maintaining the evil we are discussing. Now it…

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We recognize the causes that, awoke the predisposition and provoked the evil: now let us see what foster and sustain it. In this connection, government…

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A fatal combination of circumstances, some independent of the will in spite of men’s efforts, others the offspring of stupidity and ignorance, others the inevitable…

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When in consequence of a long chronic illness the condition of the patient is examined, the question may arise whether the weakening of the fibers…

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DOCTOR Sancianco, in his Progreso de Filipinas(1), has taken up this question, agitated, as he calls it, and, relying upon facts and reports furnished by…

Editor’s Explanation

Mr. Charles Derbyshire, who put Rizal’s great novel Noli Me Tangere and its sequel El Filibusterismo into English (as The Social Cancer and The Reign…

The Indolence of the Filipino

In this groundbreaking essay, Philippine national hero José Rizal challenges the racist stereotype of the Filipino as indolent. He argues that the Filipinos are not…