Book review: Clear and direct answers to the most frequently asked questions on Islam

“What would a Muslim say?: Conversations, Questions, and Answers About Islam” by Ahmed Lofty Rashed To learn about Islam you can learn from its history, like those written beautifully in Islam: a short history by Karen Armstrong, No god but God by Reza Aslan, or Lost Islamic History by Firas Al Khateeb. You can read …

Book review: Veteran traders telling their fascinating war stories

"Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win" by Jack D. Schwager It's been a while since the last time I read New Market Wizards, when I was in university. And since then a lot of developments have occurred in the financial markets, including the rapid evolution of hedge funds. This 4th sequel of market …

Book review: A vital book to understand political Islam

"A world without Islam" by Graham E. Fuller This is an absolute important book to understand today's current affairs, which heavily linked with the rise of Islamic terrorism. The book is written by an ex-CIA analyst stationed in the Middle East, whom possess an incredible clarity over the geopolitics dynamics on the ground. The premise …

Israel’s puppet

According to UN General Assembly Resolution 181 of 1947, Jerusalem was to be an international area managed under UN supervision, due to the Holy Sites of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Israeli government, however, is very clear about claiming Jerusalem as their capital city: today Israel’s PM office, the parliament, the high courts, and most …

Inbox Zero

Eid holiday, June 2017. Maybe it was the spirit of cleansing in Ramadan or the Netflix documentary Minimalism that I had recently watched. But during this Eid holiday I've been massively cleaning up my e-mail inboxes, to create my own definition of Inbox Zero. That is, neatly archiving the important e-mails into several folders, deleting …

Setya Novanto

Dibalik cara murahan nya Setnov untuk ngehindar dari KPK, dibalik becandaan-becandaan yang akhirnya bisa menyatukan semua orang Indonesia tanpa batasan SARA, ada figur politik yang lagi nyerang Setnov karena kapasitas nya sebagai ketua umum Golkar yang ngebawa Golkar melipir ke kubu Jokowi. Dibalik meme-meme kocak fortuner nabrak, 45km/jam, tiang listrik (maaf, tiang lampu), benjolan bapao, …