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The Legacy of Ignorantism

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,043 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.1
LoC Category: LC
Downloads: 505
Added to site: 2009.01.22
mnybks.net#: 23213
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Essays

An address delivered before the Teachers Assembly, Baguio, April 23, 1920.

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f which he is ignorant.


The Education of the Filipino People under Religious Direction

Before attacking or defending the lay education of the public schools it would seem useful to know what the education of the Filipino people was under religious direction, and then know what results were obtained; that is to say, how a man subjected to such a system was transformed after more than three centuries of such a practice.

I must secure the data which I here present from ecclesiastical sources because, altho they contain a certain exaggeration, in speaking of its own work which, as it is natural, they defend, magnify, and praise, they are after all the most useful in knowing the defects themselves which, under the circumstances, constitute real confessions.

Father Santiago Paya, Rector of the University of Santo Tomas, said among other things the following to the Philippine Commission on July 1, 1899:

All secondary instruction in the Philippine Islands was under the Universi

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