Eppur si move. Perhaps 400 years ago, while gazing at the sky and stamping his foot on the ground, Galileo uttered those words. But perhaps it is just a story. Whatever really happened, that sentence was meant to stress something that to him was a fact-that the earth moves, orbiting the sun-regardless of religious teaching that said the opposite.
Religion said X but science said Y, and the…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.