reblog: To the so-called Malay Defenders: Stop Insulting the Malays

Stephen Tan:

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

Azmi SharomI find it amusing that those who label themselves as the defenders of Malays are also the ones who, whether consciously or not, view Malay people in a most disdainful manner.

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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reblog: If You Want To Be Wealthy, You Should Avoid These 7 Money Mistakes

If You Want To Be Wealthy, You Should Avoid These 7 Money Mistakes.

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reblog: Heartbreaking Final Letter Of Hanged Young Iranian Woman Reyhaneh Jabbari

Heartbreaking Final Letter Of Hanged Young Iranian Woman Reyhaneh Jabbari.

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reblog: 7 Things Every Protestant Should Know About Catholicism – Thirsting for Truth

7 Things Every Protestant Should Know About Catholicism – Thirsting for Truth.

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reblog: Why I’ll Never Return to Singapore

Blogger leaves Singapore for good … yeah, you read that right…  for good.

Read on if you’re curious.

Why I’ll Never Return to Singapore.

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reblog: Suffering Children | America Magazine

Suffering Children | America Magazine.

Brian Doyle writes about the challenge (and joy) of having young children in church.

 

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Christians & Muslims in Jordan march together against ISIS

Apologies… but this post comprises just photos of an article from HERALD, the Catholic weekly publication in Malaysia.

Article from HERALD Malaysia

Article from The Herald Malaysia, 7 Sept 2014

Article from HERALD Malaysia

Article from The Herald Malaysia, 7 Sept 2014 (Bahasa Malaysia, i.e. Malay language)

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