• Venerate Rizal!
    during that moment of the revolution, and so he remained one, even though he no longer fought for the people who venerated him without understanding his true position. I admired Rizal’s intelligence. As a student who lives in today’s century, I can understand why our national hero did those things...
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  • Veneration Without Understanding
    never really learned why Rizal is our national hero. I just took it for what it is, the same way people from before took the earth to be flat.       Philippine history for me was all dates, names and events to be memorized. I never really appreciated the stories contained it. I never pieced it all...
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  • Jose Rizal’s Life (Movie Review)
    Jose Rizal’s Life (Movie Review) As a citizen of the Philippines, it is really important to be acquainted with the life of our national hero here in our own country and that is certainly about the biography of Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Besides reading books about the history or biography of our...
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  • Reflection for Rizal's Eye-Opening Journey (the National Hero of the Philippines)
    especially when Rizal founded a cooperative there. Many people would probably be in panic, despair or become hopeless if they were exiled but our national hero, Jose Rizal, was still able to serve our country in every a little ways that he could for he so loved the Philippines. Rizal truly was a...
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  • Jose Rizal, an exemplary leader
    exemplary deeds of Rizal from his childhood up to his execution. I came to realize why he was chosen to be the national hero. Among his great deeds, his leadership was at its peak when he died at Bagumbayan. Before the his death, he already showed what a leader should be. In his last travel abroad, he was...
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  • Humorous Truths Behind a Hero’s Verve
    Grade 1 Filipino child, if asked, could answer the question who Rizal is or who is our national hero. I remember the time I started to know him. I was still a 9 year old girl that time. That very moment, I asked myself, why do we have a hero anyway? Does he have any special power that he acquired such...
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  • Relevance of Rizal Today
    changed our country, our future and definitely each and one of us. He is Jose P. Rizal, our national hero. The significance of studying the life, trials and works of Rizal is not just to memorize or comprehend the book that Zaide, Ocampo or Retana had written. It is more of appreciating his...
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  • Veneration Without Understanding and Freedom of Conscience
    factors that we failed to talk about over the years because they were not in our history books. Rizal, being our national hero, used writing to fight to gain our freedom from the Spaniards unlike Andres Bonifacio, he lead the KKK. Mr. Renato Constantino wants the Filipinos to analyze why Jose Rizal...
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  • Ang Hahah
    Why was Rizal considered as our national hero? Why not Bonifacio, Aguinaldo, and Mabini? First of all we should clarify the meaning of a hero to make it quite simple to understand how Rizal became one. A hero symbolizes goodness. Rizal gave us freedom by using goodness. Jose Rizal became the...
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  • Me Myself and I
    , in some monument, etc… we can also hear his name and life story in our school since elementary. No wonder why, he is our national hero a very famous, kind, courteous and bright hero. Rizal is a perfect Filipino citizen. He had all the good characteristic of a man that a girl dream to be with. He is...
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  • The Smirk
    a propagandist or studying different fields. One good example is when he went to Paris; he enjoyed leisure such as fencing, literature, arts and modeling. Yes, you’ve read it right, it’s modeling. Our national hero became one of the models of Juan Luna, his friend, in his famous paintings. Rizal...
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  • Veneration Without Understanding
    often created out of desperation, and therefore most often deified without cause. . I admired Rizal’s intelligence. As a student who lives in this century, I can understand why our national hero did those things. He did not only think of the consequences of the action of the Filipinos but also...
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  • “111th Anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s Martyrdom”
    rightful one revered as our national hero. Thus, it came as a bit of surprise to have known that up to this moment, many people still hold Rizal in the highest regard. The process of choosing the national hero may have been a tedious one but not half as close to the undertakings of several people leading to the very basis why they were nominated to be ideal models of the society in the first place....
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  • Dynamite Won’t Explode Without Fire
    events in history, but of the entire process that made this particular person a hero. Dr. Jose Rizal has the biggest space in the Philippine history, but it’s not the major reason why he was proclaimed as the National Hero. It was his heroic deeds that made him own the title. Yes it’s true that...
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  • “111th Anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s Martyrdom” a Reaction Paper
    Last December 30, 2007, amid all the speculations brought about by the hustles and bustles of an upcoming new year, it was pleasant to realize that some people still took time to commemorate the death of our national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Palpable evidence was this editorial article on Rizal I...
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  • Rizal's Life and Travels
    mightier than the sword” WHY IS RIZAL OUR GREATEST NATIONAL HERO (1) Rizal is our greatest hero because, as a towering figure in the Propaganda Campaign, he took an “admirable part” in that movement which roughly covered the period from 1882-1896 (2) Rizal’s writings contributed tremendously...
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  • Dr. Jose Rizal
    Filibustirismo , Noli Metangere and the last that he wrote is Mi Ultimo Adios he is the founder of Laliga Filipina and the their news paper la solidaridad he did because of faithfully defending for our nation. Why Dr. Jose Rizal became our National Hero? Dr. Jose P. Rizal became our...
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  • Rizal
    Tangere and El Filibusterismo, that he died because what he wrote were all against the Spaniards and that he is our national hero. But what we do not know is that Rizal is just an ordinary person like us before all that happen and like what Mr. Ungriano said, I believe that there is always a Rizal...
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  • My NAtional Hero
    take back our country and end Spanish rule once and for all because freedom is everyone’s right. There are so many things to consider that why Jose Rizal is the true national hero of the Philippines but we should not forget what the others has done for the country as heroes as well but with the help and inspiration of Rizal, he was the light in the darkness which showed them where to go and why. ...
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  • RIZAL
    a fight against Rizal...now that Rizal is dead and they can no longer attempt at his life, they are attempting to blot out his memory”. Why Rizal is the National Hero - Thru Rizal’s Letters, diaries and writings, he had planned his entire life down to the last detail. He did not leave anything to...
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