Thursday, April 17, 2008

And My Question Is ...

when i was taught in school in the history lessons, those colonials from europe came to our side of the world, asia in general, looking and hunting for spicy things? or 'rempah ratus'. bagai budak sekolah yang lurus bendul, we and myself in particular accepted that as a fact.

later on, i try to add and minus that fact in my little brain, rationalising it, how valuable is that rempah ratus till they have to come and invade our country? is it more valuable from any treasures in the world like gold, diamonds, rubies etc etc? what good is that rempah ratus will do for them back in their countries? for food preservations? never heard that. never heard also that they cook their meals with rempah ratus. if that rempah ratus is for trade, to whom they sell it? and lastly, is that rempah ratus able to fund and finance their voyage?

slowly i felt that there is something wrong here. till this day i think that fact is still being taught in our schools to our naive school boys and girls. honest to God, to me, it is the biggest lies ever.

do you really know why they came and invaded us?
"tak melayu hilang di dunia" and where is he? where is his tombstone?


Blogger zura lias said...

errmm...nak berpikir nie...maybe gak diorg nak cari awek2 kate..yang paling lawa dalam dunia..orang melayu..sib baik saya orang melayu..hakhakhak..

1:34 PM  
Blogger aria ayumi said...

uikss.. ye ke kak... org paling lawa dlm dunia org melayu eh... hehe. klw camtu, diya termasuk skali la nih. huwahhh *kembang jap* :p

eheh. entry pakcik nih uat diya tingat zaman skolah plak. :D

2:33 PM  
Blogger Hanna J. Potter said...

eh..nani melayu jugak. *^^* owh..maak ayah nani pun ade rationalize topik yg mr mz bincangkan ni..nani pun heran jugak..rempah ratus, of all the other things..kan?

4:38 PM  
Blogger Jie said...

sy tak sempat belek buku sejarah la pakcik...

10:04 PM  
Blogger Inah said... the facts that u brought here..

tapi tengah malas nak pikiaq..lepas viva la saya mai n pikiaq balik..larikssssss

10:06 PM  
Blogger A Z R A said...

hehehehe....i dont like history, but i know one thing for sure, my ancestors and grandfather, they came here to find wives..... ;P

10:49 AM  
Blogger MZ said...

juera. kompen anda perempuan melayu? tader campur2 skit pun? :p

diya. teringat jaman sekulah part mana tu? kelas sejarah ke kelas bio? :p

anna. the truth is obvious. but who twisted it? that is actually the question! and how come we allowed it? :D

kujie. kene belek buku sejarah ekk? bukan kah cik puan kujie ini kaunter pertanyaan bergerak? :D

inah. viva dah abis! sila la pikir kan! :p

azra. come to find wives ehh? *interestingggg* bukan gundek ekk? :p

11:34 AM  

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