reblog of Din Merican’s post
Originally posted on Din Merican: the Malaysian DJ Blogger:
November 15, 2014
To the so-called Malay Defenders: Stop Insulting the Malays
by Dr. Azmi Sharom
Ideally of course, one would not have to write about topics such as this, but the reality is that ethnicity is still a major issue in any discussion on politics, society, religion, law and governance in Malaysia.
And even on a personal level, although ethnicity plays a tiny part in my life, in the sense that it is not something that pre-occupies me, I would be lying to say that it has no effect on my life at all.
I was, after all, raised in a Malay family, and my cultural practices are based on Malay culture. Thus, when ethnicity is mentioned, it…
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