Mga bayani at mga nagpapakabayani

Marahil dahil katatapos lang nating gunitain ng Araw ni Senador Ninoy Aquino at ng Araw ng mga Bayani, tungkol sa mga bayani ang bagong article ng guro kong si Prof. Luis Teodoro — na kakapagdiwang lang ng kanyang kaarawan. Ganito ang bahagi ng isinulat niya:

Heroes all in the public mind and eye, what Rizal, Luna, Bonifacio, and Aquino seem to have had in common was how far they were from the perfection people assume heroes to be.

But there’s another sense in which they seemed to have been so much like the rest of us, and it’s in their having shared the same impatience, anger and outrage over injustice and misery many people do experience.

At dagdag pa niya, na sinasang-ayunan ko rin:

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