Posted on February 4, 2009 by sanooaung
planning for another episode
of Anti-Muslim riots
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire
Anti-Muslim Riots in Bago/Pegu
I hope you can share the following news which is the part of a deliberate plan of the Military Junta of Burma to use its long term policy of using religious hatred to create the political environment that may benefit the Military Junta of Burma to stay in Power Forever.
Please prevent hatred against any race or religion and create the unity and harmony among all the races and religions of the people of Burma.
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Posted on January 10, 2009 by sanooaung
Myanmar Muslims prohibited from worshipping in residential flats
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Aping a recent diktat against the country’s Christian community, authorities have summoned and warned leaders of Burma’s Muslim community not to worship in residential flats.
Rangoon’s Kyauktada Township Peace and Development Council office, as they did with Christian pastors from the city, summoned Islamic leaders on the 5th of this month and warned them to halt all religious services and the reading of the Quran in residential flats.
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Posted on January 9, 2009 by sanooaung
The Association of Religious Scholars (PUM)
should acknowledge that at least
Malaysiakini and Manjit Bhatia wrote one truth about Myanmar
It didn’t even dare condemn the Burmese military thugs who rule Burma, whose justice is meted out in the Stalinist/Maoist standard of the end of gun’s barrel.
Just look at how much braver Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines are when compare to M’sia at UNGA voting on 24-12-2008.
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Posted on September 3, 2008 by sanooaung
Politics and religion a heady mix
Malaysiakini letter by Anushka Anastasia Solomon | Sep 3, 08
“… All mankind is of one author, and is one volume…”
–For Whom the Bell Tolls, John Donne.
I read with interest what Lim Guan Eng said about not wanting Malaysia to be a theocratic society, whether Islamic or Christian.
His vision is akin to the Father of the United States, George Washington, who maintained the place of each man, woman and child under the olive tree. He refused to be coerced.
Religion ought to be a personal matter between man and God. Otherwise, it becomes a freak show of power and politics as in recent years has happened in both the United States and Malaysia.
So politicised is religion in the United States, that the two men running for president of the United States were invited to a game show type Christian forum at the Saddleback Church.
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Posted on August 7, 2008 by tunaung
Money, power and sex: what motivates man
Raja Petra Kamarudin
One of the more successful international trading companies is 3M. It is one of 30 companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. 3M’s sales for 2007 touched US$24.462 billion while its net income was US$4.096 billion.
3M used to be called Minnesota Mining and Minerals before its name was shortened to 3M. They did the same for IBM, LBJ, JFK, etc. Eventually, when all these people or companies became famous, people started referring to them by their initials and no longer by their full names. This is the ‘culture’ in USA, which itself is the initial for the United States of America. Now, of course, a simple US will suffice as everyone knows who you are referring to.
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Posted on July 13, 2008 by sanooaung
Universal truth about Politicians
An old country preacher had a teenage son, and it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession.
Like many young men, the boy didn’t really know what he wanted to do, and he didn’t seem too concerned about it.
One day, while the boy was away at school, his father decided to try an experiment.
He went into the boy’s room and placed on his study table four objects:
a silver dollar,
a bottle of whisky
and a Playboy magazine
‘I’ll just hide behind the door,’ the old preacher said to himself, ‘when he comes home from school this afternoon,I’ll see which object he picks up.
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Posted on July 13, 2008 by sanooaung
What is politics?
Some of us have been going still, consciously or unconsciously, about the same old way of “dirty” politics.
But is politics really “dirty”?
And what is politics?
Is it something too high above us to which we can just look up in respectful awe and from which we refrain, because we are just mortal clay in His hands and cannot do it?
Is it, as some charlatans, roaming occasionally about in distant nooks of our country, used to prey upon the credulous imagination of some of our people, the kind of thing capable of being set aright only by fanciful tales and legends?
Is it a dangerous ground which we must be wary to tread and might as well avoid, if we possibly could?
Is it just a question of “race, religion and language” forever, as we were once wont to say?
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