USIPP Discontinued?

It is with great sadness that I announce this—US-Indonesia Partnership Program (USIPP) will be discontinued this year… Before continuing your reading below, please read my story on USIPP here (if you haven’t already, and I assure you it is not a clickbait ad). A few weeks ago, a fellow USIPP exchanger said that her university’s faculty had […]

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[USIPP] Purity

06/27/2016 “When religion accommodates culture, it doesn’t mean that the value is reduced.” – Wahyu Wicaksana I simply love this lecture. The professor was quoting a part of another professor’s paper, and for me, it fits perfectly well with my perspective of religions. He was summarizing the paper that says how religion can never be […]

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[USIPP] Opening Wounds

06/24/2016 “The general population doesn’t know what is happening, and it doesn’t even know that it doesn’t know.” – Noam Chomsky We had arrived in Indonesia for more than a week, but only today that I felt we started to learn something on Indonesia’s religious pluralism condition. We visited lots of religious and governmental institutions […]

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[USIPP] Devotion

06/12/2016 “Why would you need a religion? Why would you believe in something that was written by some guy and do everything it says? I turned out to be fine after all this years without needing any.” – Some lady in American Humanists’ discussion. To be truthful, I felt extremely insulted when some of the […]

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