Archive for the 'Blast From The Past' Category

Hobbes’ Leviathan Revisited

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Hobbes’ Leviathan Revisited: An analysis of power and authority in the framework of the centralised Malaysian state
(Note: This article first appeared on the (now defunct) website, freeMalaysia ( and posted on the USENET newsgroup, soc.culture.malaysia in March 1999)
In the light of the present economic and political crisis that has swept across Malaysia recently, [...]

Secularism is not our enemy: A Muslim’s open letter

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

(Note: This article/letter was first published in 1999. I’m not sure exactly where, but it first appeared in the Usenet Newsgroup, soc.culture.malaysia in March 1999. Strangely enough, most of the points made eight years ago seem to still be relevant today. – Yusseri)
An Open Letter To Malaysian Islamists Seeking A Project To Call Their Own.
Dear [...]