• Beliefs,  In English


    Someone asked Gandhi ‘If there is only one God, then why there isn’t only one religion?”. Gandhi answered ‘A tree has million leaves, but they are all rooted in one tree”. Probably Gandhi’s argument is not exactly right, but I…

  • In English,  Random Thoughts

    Car Horns

    Last night I went to café for dinner with some friends. I heard this old song. Her voice is quite pleasing. The melody is smooth but without enthusiasm, kind of afternoon siesta-music. I had a dream of Indonesia… They seem…

  • Democracy and Freedom,  History,  In English


    Time chooses a great man for its period. The year 1908 had Soetomo as its great man. In a special way, the founder of Boedi Oetomo was a suitable choice for the 20 may 1908 National Awakening Movement. He was…

  • History,  In English,  Random Thoughts

    Beyond Border

    In times long past, boundaries were merely an extension of the whim of reigning monarch. As Alexander realized that Macedonia was too small for him, he left with thousands of soldiers, extending his realm as far as Hindustan. And then…


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