"Filipinos Are Worth Dying For By Ninoy Aquino" Essays and Research Papers

Filipinos Are Worth Dying For By Ninoy Aquino

“The Filipino is worth dying for” This simple yet powerful statement, attributed to Benigno “Ninoy S. Aquino, Jr., is one of the most popular quotes in Philippine society. It is quoted by great statesmen in their speeches, it is reprinted on thousands of t-shirts – but in truth, Ninoy never said this, at least not verbatim. The full text of this statement, which Ninoy delivered before the Asia Society on August 4, 1980 in New York City, goes deeper than the oft-quoted truncated version implies...

Analects, Arthur Waley, China 1900  Words | 6  Pages

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The Filipino Is Worth Dying

Benigno “NinoyAquino, Jr. that day: August 21, 1983. We had the real murder weapon within our midst, the weapon that was never exhibited before the Agrava Board, the weapon that killed countless faceless victims, the weapon that we carefully created and perfected – our indifference. Yes, we saw the silent pleas in the eyes of the oppressed and heard their distant cries for help – but we never looked, we never listened. It was this attitude of unconcern that slowly brought Ninoy to his death...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1279  Words | 4  Pages

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Ninoy Aquino

Benigno “Ninoy” S. Aquino Jr. (Nov. 27, 1932-Aug. 21, 1983) I. Background Benigno Aquino of the Philippines was a leading opponent of the rule of President Ferdinand Marcos (1917–1989), who governed the Philippines from 1966 to 1986. Aquino's opposition ended in August 1983 when, after living in the United States for three years, he returned to the Philippine capital of Manila and was assassinated (killed) at the airport. Aquino's death touched off massive demonstrations against President...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 782  Words | 3  Pages

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the Filipino is worth dying for

The Filipino is Worth Dying For [Ninoy Aquino] I have spent almost eight long and lonely years in military confinement. The problem of Martial Rule and its injustices have nagged me all these years. During those eight years, I learned the true meaning of humiliation of courage, of hunger and endless anxiety. Rather than be bitter I have learned to accept my suffering as a cleansing process and a rare opportunity to really grapple with the problems of the Filipino. I have asked myself many times:...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Death, Democracy 676  Words | 2  Pages

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What if Ninoy Aquino is still alive?

 Reaction Paper (Ninoy Aquino) Room #: CS 203 Time: 1:00-5:00, SAT Section: 98066 December 7, 2013 Benigno Simeon “NinoyAquino Jr. is the most prominent Filipino senator of all time, for he showed his courage and nationalism. He was the one who served as an eye-opener for the Filipinos; he revealed the fraudulent conduct by the Marcos Administration. Even if he was condemned by Ferdinand Marcos and knows that his life is in danger, he remained faithful and strong to protect the...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 456  Words | 2  Pages

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Arrival Speech of Ninoy Aquino

Arrival Speech of Ninoy Aquino I have returned on my free will to join the ranks of those struggling to restore our rights and freedoms through non-violence. I seek no confrontation. I only pray and will strive for a genuine national reconciliation founded on justice. I am prepared for the worst, and have decided against the advice of my mother, my spiritual adviser, many of my tested friends and a few of my most valued political mentors. A death sentence awaits me. Two more subversion...

Capital punishment, Coronary artery bypass surgery, Habeas corpus 818  Words | 3  Pages

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Last Journey of Ninoy

face when military agents picked him up to escort him out of the plane will forever be etched in the minds of viewers, as we all know what happened when he reached the tarmac. Interspersed in the day-to-day accounts are significant anecdotes from Ninoy Aquino’s life as a political whiz kid, his spiritual transformation in prison for seven years and seven months under Martial Law, the political enmity between him and the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, his exile in the US, and finally, martyrdom in the...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 912  Words | 3  Pages

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Who Wants to Be Filipino

Who wants to be a Filipino? If you were to be reincarnated and given the choice, would you opt to be Filipino again? It was in 1998, at a Forum of students of top schools at the University of Asia and the Pacific, that I raised this question. As expected, everybody, except me, gave a resounding yes for an answer. Hypocrites! I could see from the way they talked, from the clothes they wore, from their ideas of what was good and beautiful, that even in this lifetime they were dying to camouflage their...

Filipino people, Philippines 984  Words | 3  Pages

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Filipino Drug Mules

be defined as the root of all evil. If you are a parent would you spare to look at your children dying because you can’t afford to give them food and send them to hospitals whenever needed? If you would have just given a chance to go abroad for work to give your family a better future would you decline it? If you are a responsible parent your answer would be NO. Because of poverty most of the Filipino people leave their family, their mother land and their loved ones in exchange of money. Others can...

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Filipino people, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 1904  Words | 5  Pages

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Research Paper

 Submitted by: Maviel Ann A. Villarino VIII-SS2 Submitted to: Mrs. Linsangan TITLE The Life, Struggles and Victory of BenignoNinoyAquino DEDICATION The Researcher wants to dedicate this to the people who help the Researcher to do this, to the people who always beside of the Researcher, to the people who always supporting the Researcher. Especially to the person who is making effort just to encouraging the Researcher. To the Friends of the Researcher...

Ateneo de Manila University, Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino 1372  Words | 6  Pages

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The Filipino Today

The Filipino Today By Alex Lacson, 2010 After the August 23 hostage drama, there is just too much negativity about and against the Filipino. "It is difficult to be a Filipino these days", says a friend who works in Hongkong. "Nakakahiya tayo", "Only in the Philippines" were some of the comments lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles received in her Facebook. There is this email supposedly written by a Dutch married to a Filipina, with 2 kids, making a litany of the supposed stupidity or idiocy of Filipinos in...

Binibining Pilipinas, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino mestizo 1398  Words | 4  Pages

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Life of Ninoy Aquino

The Life of Ninoy Aquino By: Alyssa Marie C. Narvadez Rizza L. Macabinguil English 1023 Prof. Ian Kent Guiritan December 12, 2012 Topic Outline Thesis Statement: Benigno ‘NinoyAquino, Jr. is one of the most influential people in the Philippines even until the present because of his heroism. I. Introduction II. Early Life A. His life B. His family III. Political Career A. Significant event during his time B. Contribution to the government IV. Imprisonment ...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 4407  Words | 13  Pages

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Rizal and Aquino

Biography of Ninoy Aquino He smiles, but his eyes look wary. Aquino walks out onto the tarmac of the Manila International Airport, while uniformed men prevent his companions from following. Suddenly the sound of a shot rings through the plane. Aquino's traveling companions begin to wail; three more shots sound. The western cameraman filming the event captures the image of two bodies lying on the ground, shot to the head. Soldiers hustle one of the bodies onto a luggage cart. Then, the soldiers...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 4377  Words | 13  Pages

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Goodbye, Superboy: a Fond Farewell to the Last Romantic

Last Romantic." MANILA, August 21, 2003  (STAR) BY THE WAY By Max V. Soliven  - Much has been written about Ninoy Aquino, whose name needs no introduction to many of our readers. Commuters pass by his statue daily on Ayala Avenue in Makati’s Golden Mile, and another monument to him in Manila. But monuments and statues, and glowing encomiums do not a hero make. But my thesis is that today, Ninoy is a forgotten hero. There was so much hype in the first halcyon years after the overthrow of the tyrant...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1729  Words | 4  Pages

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The Filipino

THE FILIPINO The question “who is the Filipino?” is always bear on our mind of who is the real Filipino are. From the tome when we were born until now, it was remarkable for us that the Filipino have the characteristic of being kayumangi (morena) black hair, pandak at pango. This description described as being a Filipino by blood. On the other hand Filipino is a person or linked to the Philippines Island. Nowadays, were in the in the 21st century perhaps we consider this time as the year of modernization...

Filipino language, Filipino people, Philippines 1792  Words | 5  Pages

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Character of Corazon Aquino as a Filipino Woman in the Biography by Lucy Komisar

rarely or only partially included. The worth of men is generally more valued than that of women and is usually more compensated. Men are typically more valued in themselves as person, a fact often expressed in social customs, rights and laws. In fact, in almost every culture, the tools and conditions necessary for analysis, the means of communications and the forms of legitimating of knowledge have been jealously and effectively kept from women. Today, Filipino women are no longer confined to the...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 23341  Words | 68  Pages

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Texting While Driving: Is It Worth Dying?

Texting While Driving: Is it worth Dying? SP: After listening to my speech, I want my audience to be influenced by the dangers of Texting while driving. CP: By the end of my speech, I am going to tell you about the disadvantages and the risk factors Texting while Driving entails. [Let me begin by showing a few photographs and I will proceed with a few questions.] I.Attention Can anyone identify what these teenagers have in common? They may all look alike, healthy, pretty we can say...

Instant messaging, Mobile phone, Philippines 1151  Words | 4  Pages

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The Leadership of President Benigno Aquino Iii

The Leadership of President Benigno Aquino III Gizelle Quinto Argosy University The Leadership of President Benigno Aquino III On June 30, 2010, Benigno Aquino III became the 15th and current President of the Philippines. He is the son of two political leaders, Senator Benigno Aquino Junior and former President Corazon Aquino. Senator Aquino was a political leader who fought for people’s freedom under the ruling of President Ferdinand Marcos. After eight years in prison and three years of...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 2542  Words | 6  Pages

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Practicing the Democracy in the Philippines

fail? Where does President Marcos fall short when there are many people tell that he was a good leader in terms of economic development? Was he corrupt? Why Benigno Aquino focuses on “assassination” on his interviews? Why was Benigno Aquino be the first to get off to the airplane? Why there was no bodyguard to take care of him? Did Ninoy know that he will soon die? Was it sacrifice? Why does he need to do that so? When people don’t like the operation of the government, they just go out to the...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Democracy 1101  Words | 3  Pages

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essay about the latest speech of ninoy aquino

Program of TESDA, almost 150,000 Filipinos were able to study, and no less than 90,000 of them are currently employed. DAP also benefited our Air Force and the police. Through DAP, we were able to construct infrastructure in Mindanao and other parts of the country; restore the benefits of DepEd employees by paying their GSIS premiums, which had long been unpaid by the government; and fund many other programs and projects that have a real, tangible benefit to Filipinos. DAP also played an important...

All That You Can't Leave Behind, Filipino people, Funding 1826  Words | 5  Pages

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Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Benigno Aquino, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "Ninoy Aquino" and "Sen. Ninoy Aquino" redirect here. For other uses, see Ninoy Aquino (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Benigno Aquino III. Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Ninoy2.jpg Senator of the Philippines In office December 30, 1967 – September 23, 1972[1] Presidential Adviser on Defense Affairs In office 1949–1954 Governor of Tarlac In office February 17, 1961 – December 30, 1967 Vice Governor of Tarlac In office December...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 3586  Words | 10  Pages

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Benigno Assassination Reaction Paper

SocSci III BSBA-1B August 02 2013 “The Aquino’s Legacy” Benigno Simeon “Ninoy Aquino Jr., we all know that Ninoy was a good political man and a very loving father and husband as well, to his family. That’s why every Filipino was shocked because of the assassination of Ninoy no one knows that who were the responsible of killing Ninoy. During his term, he had been working so hard and so good enough. And after all, he was able to discover all the illegal...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Fabian Ver 1132  Words | 4  Pages

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mainly through the schools.        Meanwhile, Tagalog was popularized more widely when the Japanese forces invaded the country in 1942.  The Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Imperial Forces ordered the prohibition of the use of English and the Filipino people's reliance upon Western nations particularly the United States and Great Britain.        Besides being declared as the official language, Tagalog was to become the medium of instruction in schools during the Japanese regime.  (Teachers who...

Education, Filipino language, High school 1755  Words | 5  Pages

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Filipino Language and Rizal

encourages Filipino to adopt the Tagalog as their language because this is our very own and when we use Tagalog as our language because this will show how much we love our own country. Our native language is a gift from above that we must appreciate and use and love. We must be grateful that we have our language and use this because this is the step to liberty. We must not put first the foreign language because just like Rizal said it is worse than any best or evil smelling fish. And those Filipinos who...

Filipino language, José Rizal, Manila 1354  Words | 4  Pages

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Is It Worth It?

and asked themselves, “Is this text worth dying over?” the answer would obviously be no. Texting and driving will never be the right thing to do, even though many people do get away with it, there are still those out in this world who have to suffer every day because of someone’s choice to text and drive, weather they lost a loved one or even lost their own life. Next time you pick up your phone to send a text while you are driving you can ask yourself, “Is it worth it?” ...

Automobile, Crash, Driving 1246  Words | 3  Pages

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Last Journey of Ninoy Review

our topic, Social Influence. People were lavish with praise for Ninoy and the very well-made documentary (directed by Jun Reyes and produced by Unitel) about him. We shared our awe and admiration for this man, whose visage we knew quite well from the P500 bill, but whose life remained a bit of a mystery to our young memories. What did we really know about him? We weren’t even born when he was assassinated. The Last Journey of Ninoy is an important film that introduces him to a new generation. It...

Andrés Bonifacio, Ateneo de Manila University, Corazon Aquino 618  Words | 2  Pages

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rivals, Emilio Aguinaldo and Bishop Gregorio Aglipay. Quezon was inaugurated in November 1935. He is recognized as the second President of the Philippines. When Manuel L. Quezon was inaugurated President of the Philippines in 1935, he became the first Filipino to head a government of the Philippines since Emilio Aguinaldo and the Malolos Republic in 1898. However, in January 2008, Congressman Rodolfo Valencia of Oriental Mindoro filed a bill seeking instead to declare General Miguel Malvar as the second...

Commonwealth of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino, Philippines 1836  Words | 7  Pages

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Is it worth it?

English 1002 Section 14 Week 10; Final Essay Is It Worth It? It can wait! Texting and driving is as simple as that, it can wait. No text nor phone call is worth risking a life, whether it is yours or another’s. Distracted driving is another activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving a motor vehicle. Texting while driving is defined as ‘manually entering a text into, or reading a text from, an electronic device’ while operating a motor vehicle....

Driver's license, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 1863  Words | 5  Pages

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Filipino Diaspora

ISSUES Filipino workers are moving out of their homeland to work overseas so they could get higher income and sustain the needs of the family. Despite the branding and labelling battle cry of our agencies in country to OFWs as the “bagong bayani”, these people are encountering much bigger problems such as family issues, relationship gap between their children and prolonged separation that leads to infidelity and other problems regarding their family. Overseas Filipino Workers...

Filipino American, Filipino Canadian, Filipino diaspora 467  Words | 3  Pages

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grandmother and his aunt Lina, who took over his education and started him in his interest in literature. Lit. approach In The Last Leaf, as lingering pneumonia takes her will to live, a young girl decides that she will die when the last leaf drops from a dying vine outside her window. Her neighbor, an elderly artist frustrated by his inability to paint what is in his heart, follows the example of the Savior and makes the ultimate sacrifice to save her life. In doing so, he creates the masterpiece he has...

Émile Zola, Family, France 1713  Words | 6  Pages

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Pedagogue of Freedom

Filipinos, we can compete globally, internationally, and universally. We have great engineers, doctors, lawyers, teachers and other professionals. But where are those Filipino people right now? Are there hearts and minds are in the Philippines? I hope so. They were born and raised and study here in the Philippines but they use this country to be their practice ground only and after their graduation they will migrate and work in the country they want to. After that they will come back here and...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1174  Words | 3  Pages

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Undying Message

times: Is the Filipino worth suffering, or even dying, for? Is he not a coward who would readily yield to any colonizer, be he foreign or homegrown? Is a Filipino more comfortable under an authoritarian leader because he does not want to be burdened with the freedom of choice? Is he unprepared, or worse, ill-suited for presidential or parliamentary democracy? I have carefully weighed the virtues and the faults of the Filipino and I have come to the conclusion that he is worth dying for because he...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 529  Words | 2  Pages

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Deconstruction Paper

PATRIOTISM IS THE NEW TREND IN THE PHILIPPINES “The Filipino is worth dying for.” - BenignoNinoyAquino   How can patriotism be really defined? Some people may answer that it involves the deep love and desire to serve one’s country. Others may say that it involves sacrificing for the country and becoming a hero. But isn’t it enough to be proud of the country who gave you a nationality, a sense of identity as its citizen and living by the pledge to the country’s flag? Patriotism does...

Corazon Aquino, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino mestizo 1920  Words | 6  Pages

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I am Filipino

I am Filipino “ Can they smell that aroma in me?” Every race around the world has different culture and beliefs and in that difference sometimes they even fight because of that contrast. One of the races known around the world is the Filipino. The Filipino people (Filipino: Mamamayang Pilipino) or Filipinos are an ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. According to the 2010 Census, there were 92,337,852 in the Philippines and about 10-12 million living outside the Philippines. There...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Family, Filipino language 1616  Words | 3  Pages

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Biography of Noynoy Aquino.

Biography of Noynoy Aquino Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Cojuangco Aquino III (born February 8, 1960) is a Senator of the Philippines and a candidate for President of the Philippines in the 2010 election, as the standard-bearer of the Liberal Party. He is the only son of former President Corazon Aquino and former Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. A graduate of Ateneo de Manila University, he was seriously wounded by rebel soldiers in a failed coup attempt during his mother's presidency. In 1989, he was elected...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 1475  Words | 5  Pages

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Filipino People Power Revolution

The Filipino People S Power Revolution Essay, Research Paper The Filipino People s Power Revolution The revolution of the Philippines is a story about an economically poor government; a poverty-stricken nation; and a corrupt dictators nearly bloodless ousting. The revolution is key in understanding the current state of the nation, as well as exhibiting factors that have led to the countries current economical state. While the events leading up to the revolution are by no means solely responsible...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1414  Words | 4  Pages

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filipino writers

Pag-ibig (Aliwan, 1948) Magat (Liwayway, 1948; kasama si Emilio Mar. Antonio) Sa Lupa, Tulad Sa Langit (Ilang-Ilang, 1950-1951, posthumous) Isang Milyong Piso [o Ang Kaban ni Simon] (Liwayway, 1950-1951, posthumous) Serafin C. Guinigundo is a Filipino Lit. author/short story writer, one of the stories he wrote was Nagmamadali ang Maynila. he's stories were often use in High School subjects Liwayway A. Arceo (1920 - 1999) was a multi-awarded Tagalog fictionist, journalist, radio scriptwriter...

Corazon Aquino, Filipino language, Manila 1605  Words | 6  Pages

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Political Science

and few celebrities in the country. This year's SONA had no published theme, but the remarkable message he mentioned at the end of his speech was, as we quoted from the slain senator Ninoy Aquino, “The Filipino is worth dying for.”, “The Filipino is worth living for living for.”, "and The Filipino is definitely worth fighting for." In His Excellency’s speech, PNoy discussed matters about our country’s economy, defenses, public works, education, etc. He also presented his achievements and outlined...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1137  Words | 3  Pages

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Filipino English

Breaking Down Filipino English Filipino English most common variations in Standard English are on sound system, rhythm and on stress.I will explain why these are so in contrasting the interviewer,which is using the standard British English and the interviewee, a Filipino English speaker,or the CNN interview to President Benigno Noynoy Aquino. First in sound system ,I observed that the Filipino English was always compared to their vernacular counterparts.For example,when Pres.Aquino said...

Dialect, English language, Language 695  Words | 3  Pages

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Rekindling the Flame

times: Is the Filipino worth suffering, or even dying for? Is he not a coward who would readily yield to any colonizer, be he foreign or homegrown? Is a Filipino more comfortable under an authoritarian leader because he does not want to be burdened with the freedom of choice? Is he unprepared, or worse, ill-suited for presidential or parliamentary democracy? I have carefully weighed the virtues and the faults of the Filipino and I have come to the conclusion that he is worth dying for because he...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 646  Words | 2  Pages

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Filipino Patriotism? Dying?

PATRIOTISM FILIPINO PATRIOTISM?.. Dying? As time passes by, a person’s traits, behavior and personality changes generation to generation, some changes are positive and some are negative, but does Filipino traits today a positive or a negative change when we relate it to the love for our country? Filipinos today are somehow unpredictable. Why? Of course we’re not god to predict what they can or will do that somehow can put the country to shame. But as you can see, we, Filipino’s...

1991 in country music, Filipino language, Filipino people 508  Words | 2  Pages

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Assessment on the Facilities of Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center

TOURISM PLAN FOR NINOY AQUINO PARKS AND WILDLIFE CENTER I. INTRODUCTION The Philippines is one of the dream destinations for many ecotourists all over the world. Enveloped within an otherworldly landscape of sea and jungle, where large number of magnificent floras and faunas can be found, it truly is one of the few places of its kind. In that, it contains all of the major ecosystems that warm weather or tropical tourists look for when deciding on a vacation spot. It could be argued that pretty...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Biodiversity, Conservation biology 2849  Words | 8  Pages

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Is there anything in life worth dying for?

them. They yearn to enjoy every single moment in life and wish they could live forever. People believe there is nothing in life that is worth dying for. On the contrary, I believe there are some situations and values that are worth dying for as they are really important. Conversely, I consider there are some matters that tempt people to die for, but are not worth it. For example, if someone put a gun next to my friend and father's head and asked me to choose between them, what would I do? Would I...

2002 albums, Belief, Believe... There's Magic in the Stars 565  Words | 2  Pages

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Filipino Values

 Enumerate 20 examples of Filipino Values POSITIVE VALUES Close Kinship - a Filipino considers family as an important social structure that they must love and care. Close family ties results to the family still being intact regardless that the children are old and with families of their own. Respect for Elders - the use of “po” and “opo” in conversing or addressing older people is a sign of a Filipino’s respect for the elders. Filipinos do not send their elders to nursing homes because they...

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino language, Filipino people 690  Words | 3  Pages

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cory aquino

Reina Louise R. Felonia PhilGov BSIT 2.1C Sir Jian Dayuta Mother of Philippine Democracy María Corazón Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco Aquino was born on January 25, 1933, in Paniqui, Tarlac, María Corazón "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco was the fourth child of José Cojuangco, Sr. and Demetria Sumulong. Her siblings were Pedro, Josephine, Teresita, Jose, Jr. and Maria Paz. Both Aquino's parents came from prominent clans. Her father was a prominent Tarlac businessman and politician, and her...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 5248  Words | 14  Pages

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Types of Literature

phWORLD LIT Aquino evoked the people of the phili to awaken their senses that freedom is possible. I guess it means that he was willing to die in order for the Filipinos to stand up to the Marcos dictatorship. He believed that Filipinos are worth dying for because he is the future of this nation. Ninoys death one incident that had brought so many changes in our society. It was the turning point because a few years later, Marcos was thrown out by a peaceful and popular revolt How...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 289  Words | 2  Pages

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Rediscovering Filipino Values (Unedited)

“Rediscovering Filipino Values, I see, I act, I advocate” The Filipino is worth dying for. These words were uttered by the late Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. He was truly a noteworthy man that’s why I wonder why he thought that the Filipinos are worth dying for. Nowadays, the news is filled with articles about corruption, murder, immorality, and many other unfavorable things. Because of these, the Philippines comes off as an inferior country, not only to other nations but also to us, the Filipinos as well...

Corazon Aquino, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people 732  Words | 2  Pages

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The Aquino Administration: a Fail

terms unless privatization and commercialization of public education persists. This had been a constant battle of those who contradicts the handing out of State Universities and Colleges(SUCs) to private corporation. This seems to be way of the Aquino administration in rationalizing and increasing school fees through foreign entities. As student, who studies at a State University, who lives without a mother and a father and dependent only of scholarships, I take in risks over these dangerous...

Constitution, Education, Higher education 530  Words | 3  Pages

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Filipino Entrepreneurs

The Top 10 Filipino Entrepreneurs By the way, this list is ranked in no particular order, age, net worth or achievements. 1. Henry Sy – SM Malls Henry Sy Henry Sy is a Chinese Filipino entrepreneur and founder of SM Group. You’ll be hard pressed to not find an SM Mall around the Philippines. Henry Sy started building his own small business called “Shoe Mart” and eventually turned it into a major corporate identity. Henry Sy inspires many people that you can start small and grow it into a massive...

Ayala Corporation, Filipino businesspeople, Filipino people 1035  Words | 4  Pages

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People Power Revolution

enough to recount what the Filipinos witnessed until the death of exiled senator Benigno ‘Ninoy’Aquino in August 21, 1983. Close encounter with Martial Law Supporters of former Senator Ninoy Aquino were angered by the assassination of the lawmaker. He experienced to be in jail when he opposed the Marcos regime. He and his family were exiled in the USA for almost a decade. With his enthusiasm to be back in politics, he persuaded his wife, Corazon Cojuangco Aquino, from prominent Cojuangco...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Ferdinand Marcos 1547  Words | 5  Pages

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A Proud Filipino American

experience civil liberties. According to statistics, "Filipino Americans today make up the second largest Asian Pacific American (APA) group in the country" (Aquino). Filipinos alongside other Asians have experienced and overcome racism with great pride, honor and respect. They have made great strides in reminding us of the history that was forgotten as well as improving the common misconceptions about the Philippines and its people. The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) was...

Asian American, Filipino American, Hawaii 1542  Words | 5  Pages

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Noynoy Aquino

Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” C. Aquino III has always viewed politics as a necessary vehicle for change, a perspective he formed early in life through the examples set by both of his parents. In 1998, he ran for a seat in the House of Representatives and won. He would serve as Congressman of the 2nd District of Tarlac until 2007. In his nine years at the Lower House, Noynoy focused on the fiscalizing role of a legislator. He felt that there were already too many laws, and good ones at that, but...

Benigno Aquino, Jr., Corazon Aquino, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 520  Words | 2  Pages

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Expository Essay - Cory and Noynoy Aquino

Aquinos: Cory and Noynoy on Politics Cory and Noynoy were both known in the field of politics; they have their hopes, visions and actions toward change to help our country – in the area of economic development in general, and as well as its citizens. They also had several major accomplishments that benefited the Filipinos and helped the nation to cope up from despair. They both had their start in the said realm. Cory being the first one to step on the governance than Noynoy, started in year...

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Philippine history is the lateand former senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr., who stood up for what he firmly believed is rightand once lit up the fire of democracy in the hearts of many Filipinos. ³ The Filipinos are worth dying for.´ I ndeed! Goosebumps and touched hearts all over filled the Adamsonian community withsome guests, as the anticipated screening of the special tribute movie documentary of the last journey of Ninoy Aquino, which reminded us of how someone can be courageous and patriotic...

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Impeachment of Renato Corona

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The Image of Filipino Women in Litearature

“The Image of Filipino Women” The Philippines’ strongest resource is its people. Numerous people from the past to present have shown that Filipinos can achieve great heights through hard work and unity. Ninoy Aquino fought for democracy in the Philippines. Diego Silang conspired with British forces to overthrow Spanish rule. Andres Bonifacio is the father of the Katipunan. Jose Rizal died for the freedom of the Filipino people. All these men showed exemplary performance in shaping and developing...

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A Short Summary of Edsa

shameful a Filipino would be, not knowing his nations own history. The history that brought his parents and his own freedom. Who would even forget the sacrifices that former President Corazon “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino had given not only for her own good but also for the improvement of the next Filipino generations. Corazon Aquino had been known because of her nonviolent revolution held at Epifanio de los Santos Avenue Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila , with the help of 2,000,000 Filipino citizens...

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Death and Dying

On Death and Dying By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross For my book review, I read On Death and Dying, by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Dr. Kubler-Ross was the first person in her field to discuss the topic of death. Before 1969, death was considered a taboo. On Death and Dying is one of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century. The work grew out of her famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this paper, I give a comprehensive book review as well as integrate...

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The Filipino Youth

Reaction Paper: “To the Filipino Youth” and Today’s Youth “To the Filipino Youth” by Dr. Jose P. Rizal: The poem “To the Filipino Youth” by Dr. Jose Rizal is a message primarily to tell the importance of one’s love and appreciation to his dialect or language, for it is the bridge and intermediary connecting people’s country to each other. In the poem, Rizal praised the rising generation. This poem can be considered as Rizal’s first testimony and presentation of his nationalism. In this literary...

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