Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Satu Sekolah Untuk Semua- Is there a reason to say no?

I have a dream......and my dream is that Malaysians will speak in a single unified language....like how things are in Indonesia.....I've been living here for 4 years already.......every single day I look around, people of various races in Indonesia speak a single common language......no such thing as ayam Vs itek kinda thing like how things are in Malaysia....I ask myself how is this possible? Even the resident MatSalehs speaks fluent Bahasa Indonesia.....

To me the root cause is that our nation is still divided along racial and cultural lines with no middle ground where people of various races could collectively identify themselves with........we've seen the phony Anak Bangsa Malaysia syndrome trying their best to slip through into Mainstream thinking process......and yet they fail to notice the cold hard fact that you must start early beginning with our kids......you cannot just one day say that you are Anak Bangsa Malaysia when you go around identifying yourself as I'm a "Your Race" Malaysian etc....you must be able to subscribe to the critical foundation of this nation.............

Perhaps the lyrics of the song Indonesia Saja by Dewa  can help you understand what I'm trying to put forward

aku bukan orang jawa
aku juga bukan sunda
aku bukan orang aceh
aku juga bukan ambon
aku bukan cina
aku juga bukan barat
aku bukan kiri
aku juga bukan kanan
aku bukan hijau
aku juga bukan merah
aku hanya merasa
aku orang indonesia saja
aku hanya merasa
aku orang indonesia saja

Well here's the thing folks.....the birth of the Real Anak Bangsa Malaysia begins now........as today marks the beginning of a long-term campaign to push for A Single School System for Malaysians, it was a campaign conceived on the cyberspace(which I'm very proud to be a part of) and will soon invade every single part of our country......

For details read the Satu Sekolah Untuk Semua post by Brother KijangMas of DemiNegara , there you will find the proposed Memo to be submitted to our Deputy Prime Minister who also happens to be Our Education Minister.

Please look beyond our racial differences and think about the future of our children and our country

Show your support with our Online petition here

Do read my follow up post......especially for those who disagree with Satu Sekolah Untuk Semua
Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open. -Lord Thomas Dewer