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Oh yes we are the same species

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Submitted by Angel (Indonesia), Mar 12, 2009 at 20:48

Oh yes Barry, we are the same species but different experiences!!! The same species, that what we must think. The fact is, seems you do not realize how Indonesia changed in the last few decade. It shifted toward islamist control. We do not need to read a lots of book to feel scrutinized by islamist, but we just experience it in our daily life.

Everyday we find in the news, that a group of islamist formed a soldier institution what it called "Front Pembebasan Islam" (Islam liberation front), acting like police to burnt shops, pub, cafe, control community... etc. In the end the police has competitor to control the community..

I just do hope, the government of Indonesia still keep the pilar of secularism. Just wondering, why those islamist politicians are very busy to question the pilar of Indonesia law, and wanr to change it to be under shariah? THree provinces of Indonesia changed heir own law under shariah already!!! In that case, where is the space for non muslim? They broke the basic secular agreement in 1945 which may lead to disentigration of Indonesia state.

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