|Rector: Making Nationalism Indonesia Tested by Skip Crisis|
|Written by Irma/Luthfi|
|Wednesday, 14 April 2010 14:45|
Reporter: Irma wahyuni
Main Auditorium, UIN Online - Rector Prof Dr Komaruddin Hidayat confessed surprise some people assuming that assess a sense of Indonesian nationalism that began to fade. According to him, Indonesian nationalism was very strong. The strong nationalism that made Indonesia has been tested through various crises from generation to generation.
"The commitment and loyalty of the Indonesian nation begins with the birth of an initiative created by the youth with different ethnic groups in Indonesia to unite the Youth Pledge in 1928 has the spirit of one country, one nation and one language, that of Indonesia. We made it through the crisis in the struggle for independence, until the economic crisis in 1998 and 2008. Our country still stands to this day, "said Rector in the Public Dialogue Strengthening Social Security Challenges Facing Society held in cooperation of UIN Jakarta and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the Main Auditorium, Tuesday; (30 / 3).
Professor of Philosophy UIN Jakarta, said nationalism is an identity and character of a nation that must continue to conserve. Society organizations of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah have a central role in developing the value of nationalism. "Both organizations have been shown consistently to continue to maintain and keep the Unitary Republic of Indonesia Pancasila ideology," said Rector.
Freddy added, social security will happen if we succeeded in passing three major issues of social resilience that is globalization, science and technology development, and democratization.
"Globalization is a challenge to improve our competitiveness compared to other countries, our country must get ahead in innovation and creativity in science and technology and our country should be cooked in a democracy. Did all three have occurred in our country? it means we have achieved social resilience, "he added.
Freddy said the founding fathers had set the nation's four pillars of foundation of Pancasila, the 1945 Constitution, Homeland, and Unity in Diversity. "The fourth, Unity in Diversity is a reality that must be cultivated because we live in a good difference Tribe, Religion, Race, and Inter-group (SARA)," he added.
The difference, Freddy continued, requires mutual respect and honor. The difference is the nation's assets and social capital. Unity in Diversity as unifying the nation must continue to be maintained. Thus, social security will be created when the community can manage the various conflicts that exist and run dynamically. (Irma/Luthfi)
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