We need to be where we are loved.
For me, that’s Indonesia.
Most of the lights of my life are there.
The family is the foundation of social life.
Few thinkers and activists in world history have achieved more than Raden Adjeng Kartini of Central Java achieved through the support of her family.
Praise the Lord.
Geoff Fox, 2nd March, 2020
People cannot live without forests.
Geoff Fox, 23rd February, 2020, Terra Nullius
The faith of the people is at the heart of a nation’s health.
The love of mothers for their children underpins every single form of growth there is in the human world.
Geoff Fox, former midwife, 17th February, 2020
Rupert Brooke was born on August 3rd in 1887. On August 3rd in 2014, World War 1 began in Northern Europe when Germany invaded Belgium and declared war on France. The English line of this prayer is from Rupert Brooke’s poem “Peace” published in the month of his death in 2015.
Geoff Fox, Malang, Indonesia, 2019
Click below to watch the short film Terrae Nulliorum Inhibitions (Inhibitions of the Land of No Peoples.)
Sometimes the ties that bind torture us.
One of my favourite songs. Click below to listen.
Kebersamaan! A togetherness the West has lost.
The link above is a film of a spontaneous song created and sung by Jaya Kelana of Solo today for today, Indonesia’s National Broadcasting Day. The song is inspired by the thinking of Guilelmo Marconi, an Italian electrical engineer and inventor who won the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics in recognition of his contribution to the development of radio.
Nurcholish Majid (aka Cak Nur) was an Indonesian intellectual and social peace maker.
Cak was born on this day in March, 1939. The following video clip uses his famous thought on self worth.
The solution to the modern and ancient scourge of terrorism is in the thoughts of people like Cak Nur.
Geoff Fox, Solo, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia, 17th March, 2019