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Addressing Climate Crisis with Ummah

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If there is one opportunity that Indonesia’s government has neglected for decades in achieving our climate commitment, it is its huge potential of the biggest Islamic population in the world. As the world’s religious leaders make a pre-Cop 26 appeal, Indonesian Muslims had the opportunity to play a critical role in the global fight against the climate crisis. Unlike in other countries where religious conservatism often distances itself from climate issues or even closely identifies itself with climate denialism, there is no close connection between conservatism and the anti-climate movement in Indonesia. At least the connection is not obvious yet, and we can avoid it from happening in the future. This becomes important because various reports have indicated the growth of Muslim conservatism in Indonesia. one report by Alvara in 2019 indicated that both Generation Z (aged between 14 and 21 years old) and Young Millennial (22-29) respondents dominate within those who identify as “puritan

You make me feel

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Happy Birthday, Frieda

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blooming brain

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"I'm a fuck boy," he said

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Self Portrait #3297

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Let’s talk about casual internalized racism in this island

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It was a sun shiny morning with a blue sky by the beach. A girl friend and I went to one of the beach club for the Sunday market. I always curious about this Sunday market, and the foods. So we drove there with a happy mood, giggling and laughing while driving. The premise didn’t provide enough sitting area, so I had half of my paella standing before randomly sat on the floor behind one of the counters. We finally found an empty table as we ordered oysters and two glasses of sparkling wine. A friend and I just finishing our fresh oysters and decided that the table was too exposed to the sun. It was too hot to sip our sparkling wine there. So I poured the rest of the wine to my reusable cup. I am pro mask, I think everybody should wear mask and other precautions during this pandemic. I am diligent about my mask. That morning, I took off my mask as I drinking my wine from the straw of my cup. I mean, I literally couldn’t drink and eat with the mask on. I was also in a really good mood be