These “values” are not helpful, but having a positive outlook on these “negative traits” is only a way of saying that these traits are contextually not negative per se but rather they afford us Filipinos some mechanism to cope with everyday life.
Denying that they are not part of our Filipino psyche, consciously or unconsciously, is like denying that Filipino blood runs in our veins and arteries.
Indebtedness, because one overlooks moral principles when one is indebted to a person.
One who is beholden to another person will do anything to please him, thinking that by doing so he is able to repay a debt.
Group loyalty, because one closes one's eyes to evils like graft and corruption in order to conserve peace and harmony in a group at the expense of one's comfort.
Positive, because one lives for others; peace or lack of dissension is a constant goal.Pakikipagkapwa-tao results in camaraderie and a feeling of closeness one to another.It helps promote unity as well a sense of social justice.We Filipinos will truly stand out if we reinforce or apply these traits in our daily lives Values define as a principle, standard, or quality that has been freely chosen from alternatives and acted upon which is considered worthwhile or desirable.A person can discover values or principles through one’s behavior, feelings, ideas and important choices one has made.This strength can be fully exemplified by means of valuing the meaning of relationship they create as they open up for some space for individual or group of person. They feel one another and are sensitive to others feeling.It is demonstrated in the Filipinos ability to empathize with others, in helpfulness and generosity in times of need , in the practice of bayanihan or mutual assistance, and in the famous Filipino hospitality.There is shame/sensitivity because it arrests or inhibits one's action.This trait reduces one to smallness or the "morality of slaves", thus congealing the soul of the Filipino and emasculating him, making him timid, meek and weak.Faith and Religiosity , Filipinos as Catholics have a deep faith and respect to God.The results of Filipinos faith are courage, daring optimism, inner peace as well as the capacity to accept tragedy and death.