Thursday, July 24, 2014

Diving into the World of Motions

Diving into the World of Motions

‎Moving is the essence of life and by motions, we can identify whether someone is still alive or dying or simply dead.

In the world of dancing, you’ll have to see plenty of motions, coming up and down, moving left and right, swirling, tumbling, stomping, gasping. One may take a break but rarely does a dancer remains silent and still for too long a time. Especially when it is time to perform on…

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Pasrah saja kalau nanti harus solat Ied di bus…. #korbantragedicomal – Read on Path.

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Makin genting saja ketersediaan pangan menjelang hari raya di ibukota. Warung pada mulai tutup dan bu kos mulai malas-malasan masak. Code red! – Read on Path.

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Bersama teman wanitanya, perempuan berjilbab hitam itu duduk di anak tangga. Mengobrol sambil sesekali keduanya mengisap benda putih berasap. Life’s good… – Read on Path.

Seperti umat muslim yg juga sering mengalami perbedaan pendapat, kaum Yahudi juga memiliki perbedaan pandangan terhadap isu Israel dan Palestina. Yang demo ini yahudi kontra zionisme. Jadi isunya bukan sesederhana: Ganyang semua Yahudi, pasti masalahnya kelar. Pendekatannya harus lebih bijak karena masalahnya juga kompleks. – View on Path.

Seperti umat muslim yg juga sering mengalami perbedaan pendapat, kaum Yahudi juga memiliki perbedaan pandangan terhadap isu Israel dan Palestina. Yang demo ini yahudi kontra zionisme. Jadi isunya bukan sesederhana: Ganyang semua Yahudi, pasti masalahnya kelar. Pendekatannya harus lebih bijak karena masalahnya juga kompleks. – View on Path.

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Probably the most verbally and psychologically brutal election ever held in the country… – Read on Path.

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Skills and knowledge are pricey. Deal with that! – Read on Path.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Sinclair Lewis Declined Pulitzer

Originally posted on A Guy’s Moleskine Notebook:

I mentioned Sinclair Lewis declined the Pulitzer Prize. In 1926, on discovering that his novel, Arrowsmith, had been awarded what was then called the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel, author Sinclair Lewis wrote the following letter to the Pulitzer Prize Committee and declined the honor. He remains the only person to have done so. I enclose his letter…

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QC , quick count, bukan QQ, quick qount!!! Geli bacanya. – Read on Path.

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"Suharto may have failed on corruption and on nepotism. But history will also judge him on outcomes, which speak for themselves: he educated the people, grew the economy and built roads and infrastructure."- Lee Kuan Yew (One Man’s View of the World, p175)

Now that Indonesians are more erudite, economically settled and have more roads and infrastructure, they don’t seem to want to let themselves ramshackled and sucked to death by the plague of corruption and nepotism forever. – Read on Path.