How should we judge a government?

In Malaysia, if you don't watch television or read newspapers, you are uninformed; but if you do, you are misinformed!

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing." - Malcolm X

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience - Mark Twain

Never argue with an idiot, otherwise people won't know which one of you is the idiot.
Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright - until you hear them speak.

Why we should be against censorship in a court of law: Publicity is the very soul of justice … it keeps the judge himself, while trying, under trial. - Jeremy Bentham

"Our government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no
responsibility at the other. " - Ronald Reagan

Government fed by the people

Government fed by the people

Career options

Career options
I suggest government... because nobody has ever been caught.

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

When there's too much dirt...

When there's too much dirt...
We need better tools... to cover up mega corruptions.

Prevent bullying now!

Prevent bullying now!
If you're not going to speak up, how is the world supposed to know you exist? “Orang boleh pandai setinggi langit, tapi selama ia tidak menulis, ia akan hilang di dalam masyarakat dan dari sejarah.” - Ananta Prameodya Toer (Your intellect may soar to the sky but if you do not write, you will be lost from society and to history.)

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Dr Khoo Kay Peng: Constitution is clear on Malaysia’s secularity; no need to seek clarification

"It is unbelievable that some Malaysians, especially politicians and Muslim scholars, are questioning the status of Malaysia as a secular country. Those who called themselves Malaysians should be familiar with the founding spirit of this country.

During my secondary school days and learning the subject of General Studies, it was explicitly taught to us that Malaysia is a secular country although Islam is its official religion. Islam as an official religion is basically applied to state and palace ceremonies and rituals. Constitutional monarchs are heads of the religion in their respective state.

 The Federal Constitution, largely seen as a compromise to bring inter-ethnic peace and harmony post independence, is a secular document. The judiciary had adopted the common law framework. Malaysia is practising an English-styled parliamentary democracy.

The inclusion of Article 3 that professes “Islam is the religion of ‘the Federation’” means that Islam is the State Religion and was not meant to frame the country as a theocratic state. Tun Mohamed Suffian, the former Lord President, emphasised that notwithstanding Article 3, the Federal Constitution guarantees freedom of religion of non-Muslims..."


See more at: http://www.theantdaily.com/main/Constitution%20is%20clear%20on%20Malaysia%E2%80%99s%20secularity;%20no%20need%20to%20seek%20clarification#sthash.lQ05zvPO.dpuf

As a layman, in my humble opinion, it is a matter of time when the sheer majority of the Malay Muslim race will see to the change in the constitution to make Malaysia an Islamic state. Meanwhile, we have to deal with differences of opinion, with each trying to have the last say.
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