Fighting for Pancasila

“This country, the Republic of Indonesia, does not belong to any group, nor to any religion, nor to any ethnic group, nor to any group with customs and traditions, but the property of all of us from Sabang to Merauke!” ~ Sukarno (1901-1970), Indonesia’s first President. “ Learning without thinking is useless, but thinking without…

Getting to Know Our Thinking Pattern

Pay attention to the image below and list some words that might come to your mind triggered by the image or that you are projecting onto the image. Done? Remember, try to list some words before scrolling down. -̶̶•-̶̶•̸Ϟ•̸•̸Ϟ•̸-̶̶•-̶ -̶̶•-̶̶•̸Ϟ•̸•̸Ϟ•̸-̶̶•-̶ -̶̶•-̶̶•̸Ϟ•̸•̸Ϟ•̸-̶̶•-̶ -̶̶•-̶̶•̸Ϟ•̸•̸Ϟ•̸-̶̶•-̶   Most people will probably say words such as busy, bustling life, the…

A Secret Home

  when shadow leaves your side let silence keep you company, let water be witness, and wind carry your anguish tell the moon your secret let it carry your pain for it knows no ending, only possibilities behind that yellow glow lay many lost souls whenever you alone look far beyond the storm amidst the…

Day 2: Life is about Making a List

Really? Is life truly about making a list? When was the list time you made a list? I normally don’t make a list. List and I are not close friends. I consider list as constricting, limiting. I therefore tend to stay away from making a list, but look at me now.   It’s day 2…

Day 1: Why Do I Write?

  I write because I hear voices… No, just kidding. My apology if that sounds unkind. Just trying to start my essay with some catchy words. But putting joke aside, it is to me akin to hearing voices, although not in that sense. I write because I saw, overheard, or read something and then it…