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Indonesia, A “Religious Nation” ?

December 3, 2012

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Many Indonesians claim that we are religious nation (negara beragama). They argued that It is called religious nation because of the first principle of Pancasila. “Even though the country neither support nor endorse one particular religion or it is not based on one religion, It is not a secular country. Therefore we’re religious nation. The […]

“Houston, we’ve had a problem!”

December 3, 2012

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Note: This post was actually written on September 24, 2012. But i just decided to post it now. ——————————————————————————————————————– No, I’m not an astronaut or even those famous Apollo XIII guys. I just tried to make a “catchy” title for this post. The “wishful” cry of many students that have just graduated and passed National […]

Avoid “Labelling” in discussion or debate.

August 30, 2012

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“Don’t judge a book by its cover”. Seems like a familiar words? Of course! We used to hear that saying. But one must wonder whether that words–to be exact that proverbs¬†–could also be applied in the matter of discussion or debate. Although in much more broader and different context and different “cover” thing. The implementation […]