Rizal and His Relationship with Other Filpino Heroes
The young hero devoted his life seeking redemption for his oppressed countrymen. He valiantly objects injustices in own kind of dealings. Fought through pen, a tool mightier than sword, to defend his idealism of his culture, tradition, government, religion, and race. But what made him greater among the greatest is that was that Rizal measured not himself finer among the others, thus he deems himself an underdog who strives for enhancement not for himself, but for his country. But the sojourn of the genius was fated to be linked with others with high sense of integrity and devotion, maybe not of the same level as of him, but at least paralleled him in any way.
Several heroes have witnessed how talented and brilliant the young reformist was. There is no question that their dealings have somehow contributed in the formation of the ideology of Rizal, in the same way that he caused to them. They were acquainted by the same goal of seeking sovereignty of the country’s bondage. He met through various organizations he joined and co-founded with. From the organization of Masons, Kidlat Club, the bold group of Filipino defendants of La Solidaridad down to the Philippine concealed org La Liga Filipina. Few whom he encountered with were Antonio and juan Luna, Marcelo H. Del Pilar, and his alleged contra Andres Bonifacio.
Juan Luna has been Rizal’s remarkable painting partner. He intensifies Rizal’s ardent desire to hone his inclinations in art. The studio of Luna has witnessed how the simple and noble works of arts have triggered a unique friendship fashioned through each canvas and strokes. It gives them a certain zest that only paints and brushes knew how to create. Their friendship is so genuine that have put up Rizal to model on one of his craft. Thus, Rizal also stated that Luna’s’ art pieces are works that only genius are capable of. Luna is also a member of the Kidlat Club formed during the...
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