DR. FLORO C. QUIBUYEN
PhD Political Science (University of Hawaii)
In this article (which is a transcript of a lecture delivered in 2008), Dr. Quibuyen traces Rizal’s concept of nation and community, and how these concepts can be used by modern-day Filipinos in order to survive what the author calls the “Age of Stupidity”. Dr. Quibuyen based his lecture on Rizal’s Filipinas de cien anos, wherein the hero laid out what he thought would happen to his beloved homeland.
Read the full article by clicking on this link: Towards Community in a Doomed World: Rediscovering Rizal’s Prophetic Vision in the Age of Peak Oil and Global Warming (Dr. Floro Quibuyen)