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not familiar with regional culture

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Submitted by vincent (United States), Oct 31, 2008 at 11:14

it seems from my own view. that this person not really familiar with Indonesian culture. as an Indonesian who has a chance to get some education in US also a Catholic (if not atheist) ... It is hard not to know 1st line of koran if you live ther for years for it was sounded every afternoon. whatever your religion is. as long as you can hear you will know. and record in Indonesia, as much as i hate to admit it, it always a mess. even sometimes it hard to get accurate record since most of the record fill a lot by assumption (for ex if you don't have a last name usually just make some sthing up and so on). and especially about sarong, dude everyone wears it. even some of my pastor wears it. (unless you want to say that pastor is a muslim too, it's up to you to judge that). so that's my conclusion why he has his fact right but miss the point.

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