Published on March 10, 2014
REFLECTIONS ON BONIFACIO’S PHILOSOPHY OF REVOLUTION Prepared by Raizza P. Corpuz
WHO IS ANDRES BONIFACIO?
ndres Bonifacio, considered the father of the Philippine revolution against Spain
ANDRES BONIFACIO oined Rizal’s “La Liga Filipina” A group that aims to liberate the Filipino people in a peaceful revolutionary way.
ANDRES BONIFACIO ounded the “Katipunan” (KKK) on July 7, 1892 A revolutionary faction that aims to
ANDRES BONIFCIO hen Rizal was arrested, imprissoned and exiled Bonifacio turned his back on La Liga’s aims and was convinced that the only way to free the Filipinos is through a violent revolution.
ANDRES BONIFACIO onifacio’s real belief was that in order to be free there need to be a war, a revolution against the Spaniards. ut when he joined La Liga Filipina his view changed and nurtured faith in the peaceful revolutionary
ANDRES BONIFACIO “Ang dapat mabatid ng mga Tagalog” (written on Kalayaan)
REFLECTION ON BONIFACIO’S PHILOSOPHY OF REVOUTION t is not between the government and the governed, it is about the colonized and the colonizers. hange the “Ang dapat mabatid ng mga tagalog” to “Ang dapat mabatid ng mga Pilipino”
•A given example was Andres Bonifacio, who was in fact a plebeian ( blue collar) but was considered an ilustrado based on his wisdom and ability to lead the Katipunan members effectively. •If the initial membership of the Katipunan is ilustrado, it is difficult to perceive how it can be viewed as an illustration of a “history from below”. •The initial Katipunan membership was middle class or even lower middle class, it illustrates a “history from the middle”.
he philosophy of Bonifacio revolution is the tagalog was afflicted by their own entire nation uring the spanish colonial government the tutelage and friar are under it’s nation agalogs are the most affected on national revolution onifacio advocated on people’s suffering
uring the time of Bonifacio only one can safely assume who can lived misery,exploitation and suffering eing a revolutionist you should provide revolutionary framework, better and pursuasive alternative to people’s misery