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The Nusantara Story (Part 4) – The Trial

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In Kafka’s book, The Trial, a middle-level bureaucrat is arrested and put on a series of endless trials but the charges are never specified. And he searches for meaning in the endless rooms of accusatory faceless people. I believe the primary imperative of human evolution is in the search for understanding, for purpose, for the meaning of our existence —…

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The Nusantara Story (Part 1) – Journey into Serendipity and Synchronicity

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Nusantara is a region enriched from centuries of practising a unique philosophy described as ‘syncretic’ in her global marriage and subsequently bears this in her embrace of life. This story started from an exchange at an international chess tournament. I can’t remember how the conversation got going but the idea revolved around how to save the dying artisanal craft in…

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