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multiculturalism

Kewarganegaraan Pertemuan 2 Yuka D. Narendra

what is multiculturalism?

Ref.: Song, Sarah, "Multiculturalism", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2010Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.) <http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2010/entries/multiculturalism/>. Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, First published Fri Sep 24, 2010

Multiculturalism is a body of thought in political philosophy about the proper way to respond to cultural and religious diversity. Mere toleration of group differences is said to fall short of treating members of minority groups as equal citizens; recognition and positive accommodation of group differences are required through goup-differentiated rights, a term coined by Will Kymlicka (1995). Some group-differentiated rights are held by individual members of minority groups, as in the case of individuals who are granted exemptions from generally applicable laws in virtue of their religious beliefs or individuals who seek language accommodations in schools or in voting. Other group-differentiated rights are held by the group qua group rather by its members severally; such rights are properly called group rights, as in the case of indigenous groups and minority nations, who claim the right of selfdetermination. In the latter respect, multiculturalism is closely allied with nationalism.

what about indonesia?


are we, in that sense, multicultural?

indonesia
17.508 islands, 33 provinces, 400 more ethnicity 714 languages more than a 100 religions 238 million people 80% muslim population 1,919,440square kilometers

lets see how others say about us

indonesia
introducing indonesia, lonely planets perspective
Adventure looms large in this vast and steamy archipelago, where the best of Southeast Asias spicy melange simmers tantalisingly. Heady scents, vivid colours, dramatic vistas and diverse cultures spin and multiply to the point of exhaustion, their potent brew leaving your senses reeling. Rippling across the equator for nearly 5000km, Indonesia encompasses more than 17,000 islands, two-thirds of which are inhabited and richly layered with character. On Sulawesi, the elaborate funeral ceremonies and timeless traditions of Tana Toraja are light years from the surfing culture of Lombok. But so too are the mighty saddlebacked Batak mansions of Danua Toba and the volcanic lakes of Sumatra from the mummies and deeply etched gorges of Papuas Baliem Valley. The resorts and restaurants of Bali pamper precocious style cats, while at the same moment threadbare backpackers are adopted by homestays in Kalimantan.Indonesias cities are in a constant state of urban evolution, where dense populations, technology and construction live in hectic symbiosis. But most of the archipelagos territory remains unexplored, concealing a wealth of cultures and a myriad of landscapes. Oceanic rice fields and ancient sultanates in Java are humbled by haunting volcanic cones. Malukus alabaster beaches and desert islands remain pristine while the tourist trail heads elsewhere. The jungles of Sumatra, Kalimantan and Papua are zoological wonders, revealing impish monkeys, stoic sun bears, leopards, orang-utans and remarkable marsupials.And then there are the micromoments, equally exquisite but entirely unexpected; impromptu English lessons with school children, instant friendships in crammed bemos, lending an ear to your becak rider In Indonesia there is plenty of cause to pause, except when dodging hurtling traffic but thats all part of the adventure.

indonesia
introducing indonesia, lonely planets perspective
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regarding the facts on indonesia

what is your conclusion? what is your assumption? how do you say about indonesia

bhinneka tunggal ika


what is it? what does it mean? any example? any experience
concerning to this jargon of authenticity? (Adorno, 1973)

bhinneka tunggal ika?


berbeda-beda namun tetap satu jua unity in diversity pengakuan dan penghargaan atas keragaman tradisi, budaya, dan keyakinan Ratu berbadan manusia tapi harus bersifat dewa bersenjata Trisula Wedha (benar, bersih-suci-lurus, dan jujur); patuh pada para Resi yang menggenggam Trisula Wedha; dan melayani kawula.
(dari pusaka Jawa kuno, Serat Jongko Joyoboyo)

but how?
pengakuan penghargaan any evidence that we are one despite our differences? what about in reality? can we proof it exist in our daily lives? how valid is our proof? is it real? is it for for real?