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Essay: The young man in Jakarta: was he a saint or an idiot?

The world’s great teachings have been passed down from generation to generation over thousands of years.  Before they arrived at what they are today, they have gone through different interpretations and systematizations by different individuals against the backdrop of various … Continue reading

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Essay: Domestic help in Jakarta

A year and a half had elapsed since my transfer to Jakarta.  By then, although I had become used to my work in Indonesia, I still needed to sort out the question of how to handle my domestic help.  When … Continue reading

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