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Noli Me Tangere (The Social Cancer)

by José Rizal

Noli Me Tángere is an 1887 novel by José Rizal during the colonization of the Philippines by the Spanish Empire, to describe perceived inequities of the Spanish Catholic friars and the ruling government. Noli Me Tangere is considered a national treasure in the Philippines and a powerful indictment of colonialism. It continues to be relevant today, sparking discussions about social justice and the fight for freedom.

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José Rizal

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José Rizal was a Filipino nationalist and writer who is widely considered one of the national heroes of the Philippines. He was born on June 19, 1861 in Calamba, Laguna, and was the seventh of eleven...

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