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DUTCH RAID OPERATION AGAINST CUT MEUTIA (1910)

DUTCH RAID OPERATION AGAINST CUT MEUTIA (1910) The heroism of Cut Meutia was obtained at an expensive price, his life. There is a tragic story that we may not see again, a story whereas the children of this nation, shed … 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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AGAINST TRADITION IS ACTUALLY VERY OLD TRADITION

People often say that tradition hinders progress. Actually, the human is wrong. No one can escape the past. If young people oppose it, it is also part of the tradition. But if we stick to tradition and do not make changes, then our progress will be too late. It is not the fault of tradition, but our own stiffness. Sticking to tradition or mocking traditions, as well as very old traditions. 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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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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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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CIVILIZATION WITHOUT WRITING

Sultanate of Aceh, the last independent sultanate in the archipelago. Defeat in the war against the Dutch. As a sign of modern times, when the oral tradition conquered by writing. Aceh war is the end of civilization without written in Indonesian. 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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THE LAST WITCH

Story about The Last Witch of Bogomil. As science progressed, everything occult and vague has been revealed. The witches were eliminated inland, slowly they are extinct, disappeared from history. Continue reading

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