The Role of the Filipino Youth in Nation-Building
When we hear or see the word “Nation-Building what usually comes into our mind? Well as what I’ve understand in what I read in an article, nation-building is the development of our own language, behaviors and institutions that explain the history and culture of our country, protect the present and insure the future identity and independence of the nation. And for that to happen we, the Filipino youth has a big role in nation-building.
As a human we have different kinds of role in the nation and one of this is to become an effective good leader, for us to have a progressive nation, we need to be a responsible person, because we can’t have a progressive nation if we’re not responsible enough, but we must begin to our selves. And in order for us to become a good leader, we must know first how to be a good follower, because we can’t never be a good leader if we don’t know how to be a good follower. And with trait we can be an effective good leader to other. It’s the least we can contribute in nation-building as a man or woman.
Family is the smaller group in our community. Nation building helps us to be more sensitive to the needs and feelings of our family members. This may also be the way for some families to spend quality time with each other by doing activities together to serve nation. This nation building also helps family to be more united and will hinder them from what we call “kanya-kanya” system. It can also helps us not just for our own behaviors but also for the whole family.
As a member of our community we can help building our nation. We can serve our nation by being united as we having one objections and one goal we may able to attain the works easily. We can do that by participating in any programs in our community. As a youth we can join what they called “SK” or Sanguniang Kabataan. Being SK, they have to be a role model to other youth or in all Filipino citizens. And also being SK is not easy, but...