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HOPE FOR PEACE

HOPE FOR PEACE. A Poem was written when the Aceh conflict is at its peak. In every war that suffers most, the most miserable are weak and helpless. Continue reading

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TAX AND CIVILIZATION

Tax is the cost of civilization. We get out of a museum, walk while whistling safely, and know that there’s not much in the world for free, and it’s getting more and more expensive. Continue reading

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POETRY OF THE WANDERER

I have been wandering along the west and east coasts

On the shore of this desolate shore, I was alone and witnessed Continue reading

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THE ORIGIN OF THE COFFEE CULTURE IN ACEH

THE ORIGIN OF THE COFFEE CULTURE IN ACEH. Coffee culture was not found in Aceh until near the end of the 19th Century. An orientalist who became a sociocultural researcher, Snouck Hurgronye wrote in The Achehnese Volume I, during his research of the Acehnese, “For most ordinary people in Aceh, white water is almost the only drink, from time to time (occasionally) it will drink sugar cane juice, squeezed from the trunk only with a very primitive tool.” Continue reading

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HOW TO TELL HISTORY

HOW TO TELL HISTORY. A good historian knows that he is drawing. He tells something, a circumstance, an event, from a situation he might not see, he does not face. Because the material of history is actually like a canvas of memory. Continue reading

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WHY PALESTINE IS OUR SADNESS

Palestine is sad. A couple of broken stories about people who lost independence, lands seized and people persecuted. This Palestinian echo is so often forgotten. Continue reading

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CIRCLE OF HATRED

Apparently, humans have a tendency to mimic what he hates, sometimes the imitating nature of it instead makes it “eviler” and “more vicious”. Every oppression as colonization is bad. Continue reading

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HOW TO INHERIT THE GREATNESS

How many great people in the history of the world? When we open the pages of history then pretty we find the characters with extraordinary glory but how much they leave the people who will continue their brilliance, unfortunately only a few of them are aware. Continue reading

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GOLD, INFIDELS, AND DEATH

GOLD, INFIDELS, AND DEATH. In the 19th century, Westerners continued their exploration of various parts of Asia to exploit the riches of the so-called colored peoples. In this endeavor, they face various reactions of the local community to which they come. Continue reading

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DUSK IN MALACCA

DUSK IN MALACCA. A story of the history of the attack on the Sultanate of Aceh Darussalam under the leadership of Sultan Iskandar Muda to Malacca (Portuguese) in 1629 that failed miserably. According to Portuguese sources, the entire Aceh fleet was destroyed by the loss of 19,000 troops. Continue reading

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