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Open letter to Harun Yahya: Not Big Bang but Cyclic Model of Universe

October 25, 2011

* I sent an email to Harun Yahya in September, 5, 2011 but he did not reply it. He might be too busy, yet his business to reconcile between current scientific discoveries with Qur'anic verses stimulate is misleading. Here is the email. from Qusthan Abqary *** to livelectures@gmail.com bcc *** date Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 10:57 AM subject Not Big Bang but Cyclic Model of Universe hide details Sep 5 Assalamu’alaikum wr., wb., May Allah SWT bless you, Dr. Yahya. I am Qusthan Abqary from Jakarta. I read your article From Non-Being to ...

Ibu yang Dungu

October 13, 2011

Qusthan Abqary Kawan yang terpelajar, Ini bukan surat tentang puja-puji, tetapi tentang caci maki untuk pribadi yang diperlakukan terlampau suci. Engkau akan menggugat bila kukatakan sebagian besar ibu pada masa ini semakin dungu dan di kemudian hari lebih dungu. Ya dungu. D...U...N...G...U, dungu. Begitu mudahnya mereka tenggelam pada arus negatif globalisasi, modernisasi, dan –si –si lainnya kecuali Susi similikiti. Sinetron barangkali pemegang saham terbesar kedunguan seorang ibu, sehingga begitu mudahnya mereka heran mengapa anak kecil lintas zaman semakin lama justru semakin melampaui batas kewajaran ala ...

Education as part of culture: another interpretation is possible

October 8, 2011

Qusthan Abqary Ki Hadjar Dewantara and Daoed Joesoef – both are former Indonesian minister of education and culture – think that education has to be the part of culture but not otherwise. Such visionary view has some advantageous and disadvantageous implications. This short opinion will discuss such things. First of all, such visionary thought clearly manifests on the preamble of Indonesian constitution (UUD 1945 [fourth amendments]) as 'to advance the nation's life' (“mencerdaskan kehidupan bangsa”). It means education has to be the ...