Moral Crisis

Door reads: Intensive Care Unit. Sign on bed: Moral Crisis. Bed cover: Corruption, bribery, judicial mafia, money politics, violence, terrorism, racial, religious and ethnic conflicts, sexual harassment, lives lost, pedophilia... Drip reads: Pancasila.

Instead of addressing the root causes of the country's social problems, Indonesia's morally bankrupt political elite is again trotting out the state ideology of Pancasila – which was utterly discredited by Suharto's New Order dictatorship – as a cure-all for Indonesia's 'moral crisis'.

Kompas - May 10, 2014