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HISTORY OF SARONG

So this story begins with a sentence, in ancient times. An unknown genius finds a very precious object: a sarong. The shape, a hundred square centimeters of fabric, various shades, two edges linked lengthwise. The English call it sarong and certainly imitate the word Malay, “sarung”. Although they are reluctant to use it. Continue reading

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HISTORY OF COFFEE

In the early days, coffee was only known in Islamic societies in the Arabian peninsula. In the early 17th century coffee began to be traded out of Arabia via the port of Mocha in Yemen. Arab merchants monopolize this commodity for a long time In the 18th century, Europeans began to procreate coffee outside Arabia. Until in 1720, the Dutch shifted Yemen as world coffee exporter. Dutch products obtained from coffee plantations in Java and the surrounding islands, currently Indonesia. Indonesia became the world’s largest coffee producer for almost a century. In 1830 Indonesia’s position as the largest coffee producer shifted Brazil. Until now, Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer. Continue reading

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THE FALL OF ICARUS, WHEN A MAN TRIES TO REACH THE SUN

We will always get warm and light, we always try to get there. But is it possible to reach that sky, with salvation, blood, prayer, and iron though? Probably not, but life means not because it reaches. Life means by searching. We remember Icarus’s wings trying to reach the sun. He will not (will) arrive. Continue reading

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THE NOBLE VEIL, ODA NOBUNAGA

Why does he think he needs to hide from everyone who knows and loves him? What was he afraid of? What he protected. Someone who does not trust anyone, Oda Nobunaga. What if a bird does not want to sing? Nobunaga replied, “Kill it!” Story when Meeting between Saito Dosan and Nobunaga at Shotokuji Temple. Continue reading

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ACEH THE FIRST SOVEREIGN COUNTRY TO RECOGNIZING THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE NETHERLANDS

At the end of the 16th century until the early seventeenth century the Dutch freed themselves from the Spanish colonialism, Prince Maurice proclaimed the establishment of an independent and sovereign Republic of the Netherlands. As a result, the Dutch people made a long war against the power of Spain as the largest imperialist state at the time.

At that time, countries in Europe have not dared to recognize the independence of the Netherlands, for fear of the power of Spain. So Prince Maurice as the newly established chairman of the Republic of the Netherlands is making friends and support to other parts of the world, Asia. Continue reading

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SPEECH OF THE BIRDS

The story of the birds led Hoopoe looking for Simorgh (King of birds). The flight of birds continued as well. For the sake of appearing in the way, but the goal is invisible. Feel the pain of suffering, but the healer does not exist. At that time the wind blows “riches,” and humble the heavens into the earth. Continue reading

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BEFORE THE PRINCE

A STORY BEFORE THE PRINCE. A fictional story, which tells Machiavelli met Giuliano de Medici. Inspired himself to write The Prince. The starting point of a book of legends, the rest is history. Continue reading

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THE MAN ON THE EDGE OF TIME

Bhishma was hit, understood he would not heal. The debt of Amba’s death has been avenged by Shikhandi and Arjuna. But he realized that every complaint, the disappointment that came before death was the result of what he had done in the past. Continue reading

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PERPETUUM MOBILE

What’s the secret? Because Inzaghi always moving in chaos, the motion is indeterminate and as meaningless. With frequent moves, in addition to creating the space, it creates a consistent speed all at once acceleration is minimal. He was keeping time, so do not go back to zero speed. Because someone will benefit because it will be able to act more quickly than the opposite, especially when the opponent is in a stationary position. Continue reading

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ALI AND MALENA, A LOVE STORY

Ali and Malena, a love story, with background Azerbayzan during the Russian empire, the independence and the Soviet invasion. 1911-1920 Continue reading

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