What are the things that define a Filipino?
It is either: there are a lot of answers or there is no right answer. Either way, every Filipino knows the traits that make this race distinct from the rest of the world. Asians, as commonly called but are more akin to Western living. And even if a Filipino can easily associate with the English-speaking world, there is just an underlying difference that draws the line.
What Filipinos have mastered is to juggle Asian traits and the Western influence received while maintaining a unique Filipino culture. Amidst the weave-like culture lies a robust and outstanding strand of being a Filipino striped of foreign influences. Yes, you are right, Filipinos are simply not a montage of different cultures.
So what is it really to be a Filipino? To give you an answer, here is a rundown of quirky and interesting traits that only Filipinos would understand.
An infographic by M2Communications.