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Universal spiritual values

Well before dawn on Sunday, 22 May, some 300 people of different faiths walked 5km from Hong Hock Si Temple in Perak Road to China Street Ghaut in George Town. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 It was the first leg of an 850km ‘Journey...
Here's something our politicians can learn from Kelantan Mentri Besar Niz Aziz, who lives in a simple wooden house.Farish Noor describes his encounter with the simple politician who still uses the same type of ballpoint that he saw him...
Jo Kukathas as Puan Badariah delivers a message of profound importance for Malaysians wondering what has happened to the spiritual and cultural soul of our nation.http://youtu.be/eefFpeIgvnM
Publication permit in doubt: The Herald has provided prominent coverage of recent demonstrations and other human rights issues even as the mainstream media abdicate their responsibility Four years ago, Christian Malaysians were overjoyed when Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi sent Christmas...
We are told Bigger is Better. Big Airports, Big Bridges, Big Corporations, Big Shopping Malls, Big Dams, Bigger Banks, Bigger Plantation Firms, Bigger Highways (oh, what a nuisance, the oil is running out though) and even Big Agriculture. And...
Before 1Malaysia, there was already OneHeart, the story of a multi-ethnic group of young Malaysians who wanted to run a business - without being driven by profits.Today, blog reader Mist commenting on my "Two Million Ringgit Man" posting observed: I...
The new look Pas has given many Malaysians reason to hope that a more inclusive brand of politics is possible.This is a piece I wrote for Asia Times:Once viewed as a promoter of fundamentalist Islam in politics,...
Some people complain when they hear sermons from religious preachers which they think are too “political”. Many feel uncomfortable when these preachers question the existing social and economic and even political order and the prevailing values of the day....
Tariq Ramadan said that Islam and democracy are not incompatible, but we should be careful about economic and cultural colonisation.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdxynPW1e8?rel=0&w=470&h=264]Democracy without socio-economic justice and cultural independence was no democracy, he said.He warned that while people may elect...
Good Friday service at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Penang Christians believe Good Friday is the day Jesus was crucified and died for our sins. But that doesn't answer the question - if he was a good...

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