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Commentary: The battle against intolerance begins at home

  • Ika Krismantari
    Ika Krismantari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 8, 2017 | 08:10 am
Commentary: The battle against intolerance begins at home While parents dream their children will live in harmony amid differences, Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, is becoming increasingly religiously segregated. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM “Should Christians make friends with only Christians at school?” my 6-year-old daughter suddenly asked, putting me in a state of shock.

While carefully composing my words in response, my mind raced. Where did she get this thought? Did her school teach her to think like this? Have I made mistakes raising her?

I believe I have done enough to plant seeds of t...