Ambivalence of filipino traits and values

The contention is that success necessarily means hypertension, ulcers and sleepless nights. This diplomatic use of the truth could be misconstrued as lying or an attempt deceive. The truth is that Filipino values are ambivalent in the sense that they are a potential for good or evil, a help or hindrance to personal and national development, depending on how they are understood, practiced or lived.

The following Filipino traits show an ambivalence of positive and negative aspects. In this attempt to understand the Filipino identity, the concept of makapal na mukha is being sought.

Ambivalent attitudes that demonstrate weakness are accessed slower than strong attitudes and are thought to have less of an influence on behavior. Horacio de la Costa, S. Translate to your own language. Many corrupt politicians still thrive in power.

From a historical perspective, the question to ask about Filipino values is: Different cultures, and the individuals within them, have different values surrounding race, ethnicity, nationality, class, religion or beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and health status.

For example, is a materially comfortable life with physiological ailments more successful than a materially deprived life without physical ailments? The first consequence is the conbination of the theoretical and the practical. Filipino values have both positive and negative aspects depending on the context in which they are found.

They will send their beloved flowers, bring her to a very romantic place, text her sweet quotes, and tell often how special she is to them. One should not be successful at an early Ambivalence of filipino traits and values because that would mean exertion and hard work.

For instance, in China, honesty and hard work may rank highest; Chinese and Japanese cultures give great value to politeness and beauty; American culture to promptness and efficiency; and Filipino culture to trust in God and family centeredness.

Success to the Filipino, must come naturally; it should not be induced or artificially contrived. Conforming to the expectations and values of the broader organization is a common outcome of organizations with strong ethos and vision.

But again, is this ideal not more Occidental or Western, according to which one must always set a goal and accomplish it? Here our native culture is looked at just from the religious point of view.

Songs on Filipino nationalism: We have many and known both favourable and unfavourable values and traits. Secondly, when we speak of Filipino values, we do not mean that elements of these Filipino values are absent in the value systems of other peoples and cultures.

The difference is not only in the mind or a matter of personal taste or preference. In the article, author Prof. A person is not supposed to exert effort at the expense of sanity.

In the benefactor-beneficiary relationship, corruption and dissolute 12 Ibid, 4 living or moral uprightness on the side of the benefactor is not an issue.

The difference is not only in the mind or a matter of personal taste or preference. I think and believe where we are and where we are going greatly depend on how much conscious awareness and understanding we have about our traits as "dictated" by our beliefs and values and how we act based on such knowledge.

Thus, one is walang hiya because makapal ang kanyang mukha. Consequently, it is not unlikely for those individuals to confront a plethora of unexplained, ambivalent feelings. Translate to your own language. Bahala na could be a genuine faith and trust in Divine Providence that also presupposes a self-reliance pagsasarili that took the form of People Power in the EDSA revolution.

Pinoy Life: 8 Classic Filipino Traits and Characteristics

A Filipino experiences family closeness and solidarity pagpapahalaga sa pamilyapoliteness use of po or hohospitality tuloy po kayogratitude utang na loob from "within", that is, subjectively and emotionally, unlike a non-Filipino observer, social scientist, or psychologist who studies Filipino values objectively from "without" or "from a distance".

Basically, even in the Filipino value system, it moral framework points to a culture which supports corruption. I grew up with the grim realities of protests, tortures, and salvagings.

Utang na loob indebtedness Negative, because one overlooks moral principles when one is indebted to a person. Negatively, bahala na could engender a false sense of security with God as insurance or a security blanket. For example, to a tipong-mukhang kuarta [an avaricious look] profit is more important than service; to a tipong-politiko [political type], pera [money], propaganda, politika [politics] are more valuable than honesty; tipong siyentipiko [scientist type] or tipong-artista [actor type] personify agham [science] and sining [art]; tipong madasalin [pious type] may exemplify kabanalan piety.

In other words, the desire to resolve issues, which requires a great deal of cognitive resources, fosters cognitive strength and thus the ability to overcome ambivalence.Below is an interesting and informative essay on understanding our Filipino value system, written just a few years after the Marcos downfall, by the late Fr.

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Vitaliano Gorospe, S.J. (However, I think Fr. Gorospe was quite naive about the kind of leadership our homeland needs then and now). chapter vi contextualizing the filipino values of pagkalinga, pag-aaruga, pakialam, and the feminist ethics of care1 Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

FILIPINO VALUES: AMBIVALENCE AND SPLIT-LEVEL CHRISTIANITY Are Filipino values good or bad? The truth is that Filipino values are ambivalent in the sense that they are a potential for good or evil, a help or hindrance to personal and national development, depending on how they are understood, practiced or lived/5(5).

Ambivalence Of Filipino Traits And Values Filipino core values, along with the Filipino character or Filipino identity of a person or an individual known as the Filipino, the Filipino value system are found to possess inherent key elements of. Ambivalence Of Filipino Traits And Values.

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Filipino core values, along with the Filipino character or Filipino identity of a person or an individual known as the Filipino, the Filipino value system are found to possess inherent key elements of. THE AMBIVALENCE OF FILIPINO TRAITS AND VALUES - Prof. EMERITA S.

QUITO. Much has been said about so-called negative Filipino traits. The following Filipino traits show an ambivalence of positive and negative aspects.

Hiya (shame) Negative, because it arrests or inhibits one's action.

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