Once we have learned to appreciate and value our being Filipinos, building our nation, achieving goals of peace and social justice will come next. Filipinos have a very strong and resilient character. This was developed by the hardships and challenges we have faced throughout our history. Foreign powers have conquered our lands, but never defeated our spirit. Among our positive traits are: Pakikipagkapwa-Tao (regard for others).
The average life a person lives in this time period comes easy. Though we may have certain struggles, they don’t compare to the daily problems of lower class throughout the Victorian Era. Of course, there were many successful people during this time, poverty became a huge issue for the common family. Shortage issues influenced adults as well as the children. All ages got the enjoyment of life stolen from them in this rigid era.
The conformity of the Filipino youths to the said stereotypes may be explained and analyzed in a few more additional ways, aside from the presence of the SIT, which include various factors such as their culture, upbringing, globalization, human identity and even the plain massive power of media at this age. Filipino culture is an aspect which we cannot remove from play with the given results. It’s influence places a strong grasp and is imperative with the country’s racial nature being that of one who is always looking up to other countries in the world, especially those labelled as the most superior, especially in pop culture, such as the US, South Korea, Japan, Britain, New Zealand etc. With the Filipinos constantly downgrading their own image while looking up to others in the global community, conformity towards views and thoughts posted on global medium such as social media, is somehow made inevitable. The upbringing of the country’s youth at the present age with such ideals places more sense in the results as the previous rationale used.
On the other hand, some Filipinos prefer to work abroad than serve their own country, and their usual reason is because of better opportunities and higher salaries. Last 2014, the Philippine Statistics Authority revealed that the number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) was estimated at 2.3 million. Evidently, with such actions, Filipinos contribute to the economy of the other nations more than our own which is what makes colonial mentality a strain to the Philippine
We shall begin with the question- As a Filipino; do you consider yourself to be a patriotic person? The answer to this question needs a great assess to yourself whether you are a Filipino with a respect for your country’s flag and with a desire to see your nation succeed or an apathetic Filipino with a colonial mindset. The Philippines is an area known for its rich society and customs, having been involved and impacted by various countries including Spain, America, and Japan. The colonial history of the Philippines is the essential element in the presence of colonial mindset among its people. It is accepted to be a result of over four centuries of colonization under Spain and the United States of America.
Mr. Benigno Acquino III won the 2010 presidential elections and become the 15th President of Philippines. In 2013, typhoon Haiyan struck the country which caused widespread devastation in the region. Philippines has investment grade ratings from major credit raters which signals that the economy is strong and the government is has performing good on the fiscal front. The remittances by the non-resident Indonesians are providing an impetus to the economy in terms of currency stability and a build-up of forex reserves. The savings rate exceeds investment rate and the Filipino professionals continue to be in high demand.
We must always obey with our state n leader. Lucas (1999) explained that “nationalism is the most important political ideology of the modern era but also one which elicits the least agreement”. In Indonesia and the Philippines have differences and similarities in the nationalist movements. Significant differences can be seen is the defending their rights such as Raden Adjeng Kartini: heroin Indonesia stressed that education is essential to change the life to the better. While Jose Rizal stress about injustices that Filipinos can.
Filipinos have an extraordinary ability to change and to adjust to conditions and to the encompassing condition, both physical and social. They are innovative, clever, capable of learning, and ready to ad lib and make utilization of whatever is within reach keeping in mind the end goal to make and deliver. Filipinos have the limit with regards to diligent work, given legitimate conditions. The want to raise one's way of life and to have the basics of an “ok” life for one's family, joined with the correct open doors and motivators, empower the Filipino to work hard. Filipinos have a profound confidence in God.
Sadly, with time comes change. More and more Filipinos tend to do what is best for them rather than what is best for the whole country. Such is the future for our country. Still, many Filipinos have their high hopes in the young Filipino people. They believe that our country will soon be saved from this ignorant society.
The Essence of Filipino Values By: Dindo R. Trambulo, 2nd Trimester, MBA Section 3 Keywords: Hospitality, Love and Caring, Bayanihan System, Familism, Flexible, Bahala na Attitude, Crab Mentality, Ningas- Kugon, Balat Sibuyas, Corruption Being a Filipino is known for having a best traits and good values with their colleague. This Filipino values include a great amount of the specific issues, morality, ethics, personal attitude towards religious and any aspects of social life. According to the news of the well-known ethnographers and anthropologist who have studied the Filipino Values, their worldview, traditions and morals values are very rich and have their own uniqueness, which differ from the ones of the Western world. Hospitality- This is one of the best known qualities of being a true Filipino. For almost thousands of years ago, foreigners and other language are very proud of what they have right now.