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Only right to respond with reason

Every time a hot button issue crops up, we tend to resort to knee-jerk reactions that do nothing to address the matter and, worse, damage relationships.

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Spiritual values for all educators

Teachers help to create citizens. How they teach the young has an enormous bearing on our nation’s future.

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A Christmas gift of kind words

FOR my annual Christmas article, I once again draw on the concept of gift-giving from my brethren Christians in Malaysia.

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The House belongs to all of us

If we let the impatient among us punch holes in its roof, it will come down on all of us.

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Why do we fear anything ‘other’?

AMONG the major political party coalitions in Malaysia, I believe one particular coalition falls all too easily into using religious fear and a narrative of hate. And what devastates me is that it is that very coalition that is being backed strongly enough by one race that it is a serious contender in forming the new government.

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A vote for our dignity

WHEN the dissolution of Parliament was announced on Oct 10, we citizens of Malaysia became “kings” of our destiny once more.

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Learning from the Perak Man

The discovery of the earliest human activity and the first peoples to exist on the peninsula can teach us much about modern-day politics and sustainability.

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Listen to this voice of moderation

Allow the words of a man of conscience to drown out the bigotry and extremism of toxic narratives put forward by those looking only for power.

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Wonders of a virtual campus

Imagine getting an education in a borderless world where the wisdom of experts from everywhere can be accessed easily.

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Nation-building with school books

Shouldn’t our children’s text books prepare them to respect the heritage of others?

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Holding up an architectural mirror

AS today is National Day, I would like to take stock of where we once were and where we are now as a nation.

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Siddiq Fadzil in memoriam

IN the country’s 15th General Election (GE15), which will be called within months from now at most, Islam, I predict, will take centre stage with certain political parties looking to preserve and expand their powers.

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