Democracy and Radicalism: How Pancasila should deal with those anti-Pancasila?

What is democracy?
Why We Embrace it?

Two Justifications of Democracy
Instrumental Justification:
Democratic Peace Theory
Democracy and Index quality of life
Intrinsic Justification:

What is Pancasila?

Does Pancasila Teleological in Nature?– served a purpose: answering a question of what the basis of the new state
should be?
Soekarno’s Pancasila: Modus Vivendi vs Overlapping Consensus
What is the basic values or the fundamental framework of Pancasila? How to differentiate it from the instrumental
values? Notonagoro’s theory? Freedom and Equality? Bhinneka Tunggal Ika?

What is radicalism?

(fanaticism, zealotry, fundamentalism, extremism)

Two Notions? (Joel Olson, 2007; 2009)
“As an individual temperament, a condition caused by desperation and/or psychological instability that drives a person to engage in political activity that goes well beyond the mainstream”→e.g. suicide bombers and other terrorist as archetype of this temperament.
Or As “a strategy to achieve power”→It “is the political mobilization of the refusal to compromise”→ “It is an approach to politics that divide the world into friends and enemies in order to mobilize people in the service of a cause one is passionately committed to”→radical abolitionist in the U.S.A. i.e. Wendell Phillips and other philosophers?

Pancasila and Anti-Pancasila

Questions of the differences among ethnic and national cultural groups as well as civil society or social
Two important differences between the New Order Suharto’s Pancasila and The Reformasi’s Pancasila:
Conception of Soepomo’s Integralism
The role of civil societies

Materi telah dipresentasikan pada pada International Conference dengan tema “Indonesia Philosophy and Peace of the World” pada tanggal 26 Juli 2017


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