PETALING JAYA: No one is born racist. Or chauvinistic. Or bigoted. Children see things in a simple way and all it takes is seeing things without judgment or prejudice.
PETALING JAYA: Moderation is essential in a multi-cultural society like Malaysia, says law professor Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi (pic).
It’s time we stop dividing Malaysia and accept that we’re always going to be a multi-cultural nation. Let’s do this together.
In multi-cultural societies living in a connected world, creeping radicalisation and extremism are posing more challenges to moderation.
SUBANG: Not many hit songs are related to unity, but local singer Zainalabidin Mohamed and businessman Anas Zubedy hope to create one with the theme Pelbagai Warna, Satu Bangsa. (Many Colours, One Nation)
PETALING JAYA: Global Movement of Moderates’ CEO Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah is involved in the non-governmental organisation mooted by the Prime Minister’s brother, but his role has yet to be decided.
From TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Trustee 1Malaysia Foundation.
From N. YUGENRAJ of Batu Maung, Penang.
It is time we gave more importance to pressing issues and stopped the moral policing.
The voices of moderation must be heard, and the silent majority cannot afford to be quiet if they value the kind of society we live in.
A Moderate Malaysia
A Better Generation