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" Ded na dans le cas ou Lolo”
We all know that Filipinos are very " traditional people”. What I mean about this term is the fact once they have already this particular belief, true-to-life or imaginary, they would still have a very solid hold because of it. The movie " Ded em si Lolo” certainly showed that sort of attitude a Filipino provides. The personas of the motion picture really portrayed well how those common myths and philosophy affected our normal lifestyle. Even though some others will find that strange and impossible to happen, they nonetheless continue to do it for an unexplainable reason.
There are a few beliefs given in the movie that we find possible and some others are just questionable. For the " kind of okay” misconceptions, the first one is a " Don't wear crimson during funerals”. For me this really is some sort of related to each of our customs, because as we all know, reddish is a content color and naturally we should not really wear it through the funeral but instead, put on colors representing our sympathy or suffering like dark or white-colored. Another one is definitely the " Avoid the use of the condolence money for the expenses”. It's very simple, everyone who provided it intended it pertaining to the dead one, so don't abuse. Instead of using it for your entertainment, own spending budget and the like, make use of it as a food and snack food budget for the visitors, funeral service expenses and everything that features relation while using funeral from the person. All what I have stated isn't only what I think a belief for us Filipinos although also ordinary custom and right practice which is humanly.
For the questionable common myths, there are concepts that I really don't understand and accept. For me personally it somewhat sounds funny and not humorous at all. Initially is the " Do not shower room while the wake is going on”. I don't know what happens if you take a shower during a funeral but if you are the owner of the house therefore you accommodate just about every visitor in the wake, think of how they can react if you smell and appearance bad. Like the no sweeping and cleaning of the home, what will the dearly departed...