Abiding Times 2 by Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin Muhriz

By Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin Muhriz

This publication includes articles chosen more often than not from the author's column, 'Abiding Times', in theSun, Malaysia, in addition to others. released among July 2010 and August 2011, they have been written within the interval after Tunku 'Abidin's go back from the united states and covers his position in rules. From calling for the exams and balances so an important to the potent functioning of a democratic society to be bolstered, to reminding all members in a democratic society in their rights and duties, the writer writes in a language that's effortless to learn and with a wry feel of humour.

Show description

Read or Download Abiding Times 2 PDF

Best religious & inspirational books

Death of a Six-Foot Teddy Bear (Bargain Hunters Mysteries, No. 2)

One other homicide secret for the cut price Hunters Network–only this time, one in all them is a suspect! Ginger and her husband, Earl, are in for a wild journey in Calamity, Nevada, in addition to the opposite BHN ladies–college scholar Kindra, mother-of-four Suzanne, and sassy senior Arleta. They got here to city for the discovery Expo and a few outlet procuring, yet in its place they undergo misplaced baggage, damaged air con, and a protracted line of individuals indignant at inn proprietor Dustin Clydell.

Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth as a Spiritual Practice

The writer explores the heritage and value of similar to the labyrinth and explains how readers can use the traditional imprint in the artwork of meditation, best them to new assets of knowledge, swap, and renewal. Reprint.

According to Their Deeds

Charles Beale lives fortunately within the shadows of Washington, D. C. , as a decent rare-books broker. Or often decent. He has a streak of the gambler in him and while a loyal consumer dies--a guy deeply hooked up to the Justice Department--Beale eagerly regains the man's publication assortment. .. and shortly reveals himself with greater than he bid on.

Additional resources for Abiding Times 2

Sample text

The battle of ideas must first be won, and that is why I am so heartened by my often-fleeting conversations: in essence, they agree with us. If only there was a political leader to speak in a way that resonated with them; to make them want to defend what they hold dear: the Malaysia that they know and love – our job would be so much easier. ” with sarcastic connotations 09 What are the chances? ‘Abiding Times’, 3 September 2010 RECENTLY I had to go to Singapore, to conclude a posting that I had the privilege to be a part of.

I have also included a couple of pieces I wrote for other publications and some speeches I delivered within the same time period, from July 2010 to August 2011. I was grateful for all the positive feedback I received for the first book, but one thing I’ve encountered is that some people are too deferential or hesitant to criticise in person. Indeed, when meeting members of the political or bureaucratic establishment I often have to engage in casual chat throughout an entire dinner before they reveal that actually, they took issue with something I wrote in the past.

You get the same emotional response watching Mansor Puteh’s recent documentary on Tunku Abdul Rahman which depicts him doing the ronggeng, or old footage of our first election: people entering polling stations with smiles on their faces even as communists lurked in the jungle. Does that same sense of confidence exist when we go to the ballot boxes today? I think not. It simply is not in the interests of the contemporary political environment to educate young Malaysians of such an era, and it is why something as innocuous as a filmmaker talking to students at Universiti Teknologi MARA was banned by the authorities this week, and it is why it was only when Tun Omar Ong Yoke Lin passed away last month that many Malaysians of my generation learnt about him: his trip to London with the Tunku prior to Merdeka, his status as a member of the Tunku’s first Cabinet and his instrumental role in formulating the original Alliance that was later replaced by the Barisan Nasional.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.02 of 5 – based on 42 votes

Published by admin