There is one phenomena that actually hit the Malaysian society and to be specific, the Malays since the glorious day of Malacca. Nothing was put into official record but the old book of “Hikayat Hang Tuah” and many other epic stories told that Malays are easily felt threatened. Whenever these happened, the one(s) felt threatened would succumbed to use whatever means available to feel secure again. This is nothing to do with jealousy (dengki/ khianat/ hasad) but insecurity. Being the migrants from
Then came the 12th General Election of
Then there was the big issue of the use of name Allah instead of God in the catholic church periodical. The Malays again felt threatened that this might result in mass conversion of Malay youth to Christianity since “Allah preaches” Christianity through the churches.
Last night (19 Mar 10) there was a documentary slot on TV3, the 999. One of the cases reported was the selling of sex toys in Kelantan and Perak which were referred as “obscene/illicit materials. Again the Malays felt threatened that boys and girls would go for this toys rather then playing with the real things.
The strength, the faith/ iman, the ownership and the confident are so brittle and it needs something else to cover-up our weaknesses. It is easy to point our fingers to other elements/ factors instead of admitting on our own weaknesses.