Tag Archives: Time

KING NEAR GOD AWAY

Lilawangsa replied nonchalantly, “King Near God Far!” The Frenchman, named de Beaulieu, recorded Lilawangsa’s words, later this sentence would appear in the memoirs of his trip to Aceh, rewritten by Denys Lombard in a book entitled “The Kingdom of Aceh at the Age of Sultan Iskandar Muda.” Continue reading

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ODE OF AN EAGLE

Eagle, king of birds. Your legend is vague now. Your self-worth has been torn apart by time. Take you to this cage. Your beak forgets the fresh blood of your prey alive. Now, only human compassion is the source of your livelihood. Continue reading

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A CUP OF COFFEE FROM ACEH

A cup of coffee from Aceh reminds us of him, as the last will he said. Coffee is mysterious as well as captivating, it is slowly becoming something that reaches the masses. In cities that are growing, trade is booming, and people’s lives are becoming more open. Coffee made relationships more egalitarian, and spending free time together grew to be popular. Continue reading

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SEA AND TWILIGHT

The sun will sink into the wide Indian Ocean, a dazzling light, dazzling to the eyes, glows on the face of the vast blue water. The surface of the sea in the sun I thought, how beautiful is it? Continue reading

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WHAT DOES THE FUTURE MEAN

The less we feel our absence. What is the meaning of our small selves compared to the heroes who have lived, or even in the years and centuries to come, the new humans who will later sail the vast ocean to all the islands in the overseas region? Continue reading

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WHY IS HISTORY IMPORTANT TO LEARN?

Every human being is a newborn in this world. Not knowing what happens before we are born means (we) are always children. How many years can humans live? And what is the meaning of life? Unless (our) life is intertwined with the lives of the ancestors. It’s all through historical records. Continue reading

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SOEHARTO AND HIS FAMILY WERE THE BIGGEST ROBBERS IN INDONESIA HISTORY

President Soeharto the richest corruptor in the world. Suharto’s wealth from the results of corruption reached US $ 15-35 billion. The result of looting for 32 years in power in Indonesia since 1967. Continue reading

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ACEHNESE IN SUMATRAN HISTORY

A British researcher and explorer William Marsden began observing the island of Sumatra in 1771. He succeeded in revealing things that had not been revealed before, his book, The History of Sumatra was a major work. Continue reading

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ISLAMIC POLITICS BY SNOUCK HURGRONJE AS ADVICE TO DUTCH INDIES GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE ISLAM POWER IN INDONESIA

ISLAMIC POLITICS BY SNOUCK HURGRONJE AS ADVICE TO DUTCH INDIES GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE ISLAM POWER IN INDONESIA Background of Islamic Politics by Snouck Hurgronje At the end of the nineteenth century, the Dutch who had established their power in the … Continue reading

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TO READ THE HUMAN HEART

Sometimes a poet raises his mind too much, just like a starling’s anxiety is like a king’s dream. But it is necessary, whatever consolation for the holder of power for words other than poetry, simple for the layman but extraordinary for the understood. Continue reading

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