It has become a tradition for Indonesians from Sabang to Merauke to commemorate Independence Day with joy. People across the cities celebrate in various ways to mark the day that brought an end to colonialism.
A self that is connected to the networks for the strengthening of unity and public welfare is the moral message of Idul Adha for the sake of collective happiness.
Only by sharpening our inner eyes can the dream of Golden Indonesia in 2045 be more than a political dream but an assured reality.
Among the important lessons all of us can take from the Covid-19 pandemic is the significance of national identity as a source of national resilience in facing the outbreak and its resulting crises.
The people really hope that elections will return to their "roots" as a contestation that produces figures who glorify the interests of the people. Not idols that produce disasters.
New normal is neither a mantra nor an idol. It has become a normal phenomenon because of certain events that have caused humans to change their habits.
The fight against COVID-19 will last long, especially in the country. Listen to people's conscience. Try to grow empathy and throw away the politics without empathy before things get worse.
A man walks alone on the brink of a gloomy crisis while hoping that The Guru shines a light on his path. “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.”
The spirit of mutual cooperation and independence is an antibody against various national crises, including the massive spread of the coronavirus. This virus must be confronted simultaneously by everyone.