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Millennials' take on ideology

  • Inggita Notosusanto
    Inggita Notosusanto

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Jakarta | Wed, June 6, 2018 | 09:13 am
Millennials' take on ideology National interest: The country’s national emblem, the Garuda Pancasila, carries the Sanskrit motto “Bhinneka Tunggal Ika” (Unity in Diversity). (JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan)

PREMIUM I quietly sympathize with a friend who has to teach the mandatory Pancasila course at a university. Pancasila is the state ideology comprising five sila, or pillars. Aren’t the students, self-trained to avoid uncool subjects such as ideology, rolling their eyes? 

Of course, that’s the challenge. “I assigned tasks that have them show how they practice Pancasila...

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