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Tuesday September 10, 2013 MYT 8:19:00 AM
Tuesday September 10, 2013 MYT 8:20:42 AM
by enizahura abdul aziz
Whatever differences that exist in society, be it race, religion, culture or even political preference and ideology, Malaysians must come together as one to face challenges.
Love for one’s country is undoubtedly a good trait that imbues people with a sense of loyalty and a desire to coexist peacefully with others, regardless of religion and cultural background.
The spirit of Merdeka should also be assessed through a truly free understanding which is devoid of any elements of narrow-mindedness, parochialism and intolerance.
We tend to take for granted the importance of our country’s freedom, especially our younger generation who may neither fully understand nor appreciate it.
In addition to criminal law, we need to start providing legislation to help and rehouse the homeless.
Islam gives equal attention to both the material aspect as well as the spiritual aspect of human well-being.
MALAYSIA’S plural society is a mixture of various races, religions, cultures and ethnic backgrounds.
Spiritual mindfulness is taught by the awareness that though we may hide what we do from the public eye, God knows whether the fast or anything else we do is truly and sincerely being carried out.
It is difficult to define someone who recognises no limits, if the definition of limits is constantly changing.
Although social media is useful, we need to be wise and judicious in sharing so as to maintain harmony in society.
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