Cikgu M___ and the life that follows

Oct 30 – I am gladdened by the number of people who have been affected by my years with Cikgu M, and I appreciate the comments.
However for me, the past must always be a doorway to the future, if not we ourselves develop a sense of helplessness about out present predicaments. And that would defeat the purpose of the past. Continue reading “Cikgu M___ and the life that follows”

Nik Aziz, PAS and a purge perhaps

nikki-oct26OCT 26 — Let me clear the air first — I’d think Nik Aziz and me would probably agree on most things, even if our reasons would vary considerably. However I do not support his inclinations to force a situation in PAS, as far as it downplays the democratic principles the party — for that fact any party, group or association — must adhere to.

I do believe religious parties are in themselves a contradiction to democratic principles, but if PAS wants — as the signs show — to flirt with being a Islamic based party contrary to an Islamic party, then it has to reduce arbitrariness in decision making.

There is a reason why his men fell in the last PAS election, and why the Malay-driven wing of the party has the base it has. It is not just the leaders, they have substantial following. Continue reading “Nik Aziz, PAS and a purge perhaps”