excuse my biases but i really think rizal is a great writer. who would have guessed in his time who and who wouldn't try to conquer our motherland? his predictions of the philippines a hundred years from now is 95%accurate. he's really amazing and he speaks with authority. everything he wrote here is based on realities of the past and gives justification to the filipino's laziness. try reading this and you'll learn why filipinos would really excel somewhere else other than here.