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Dr. Jose Rizal Would Have Said: “Touch Me Not!”

November 23, 2010


Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippine’s national hero, published his most famous novel titled “Noli Me Tangere” (Touch Me Not) in 1887 in Berlin, Germany in response to the abuses and totalitarian rule of the Spaniards in the Philippines. If he were alive today, this polyglot, who loved to travel, would have told America’s Transportation Security Administration: “Touch me not!”

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