Saturday, August 14, 2010

Filipinos Lack Sense of Oneness

QUESTION: Sir John, I am 3rd yr HS. How do you assess Filipino sense of nationalism?

ANSWER: We have no sense of ONENESS. During the Japanese-American War in the Philippines, 40% sided with the Americans, 20% sided with the Japanese, 35% decided to bear the pain of war without fighting, and only 5% joined the Filipino Revolutionary Movement.