Ketika Peneliti Pun Butuh ‘Polisi’

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Sekelompok peneliti di bawah Meta Research Center, Universitas Tilburg, Belanda telah bergerak dalam pengkajian bias dan galat dalam sains. Salah satu anggotanya, Chris Hartgerink membawa Statcheck ke publik. Statcheck merupakan sebuah piranti lunak yang mampu menganalisis apakah suatu penelitian menggunakan data yang benar atau tidak, hasil kerja keras kolega Hartgerink yaitu Michèle Nuijten. Nuitjen sebelumnya telah menggunakan piranti lunak ini untuk mengkaji penelitian-penelitian psikologi di berbagai jurnal pada tahun 2015.

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Reflecting on Religious Tolerance in Indonesia

Indonesian Muslims attend an Eid al-Adha

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After reading recent news from US (and more recently, Canada), I found that some Indonesians challenge the majority (read: Muslims) of this country to be more tolerant. They thought that if non-Muslims in both of North American countries could stand up for Muslims, Indonesian Muslims should do so, instead of just whining and playing as victims.

When I found some tweets addressing this issue, I gasped. I felt that they could make situation worse by stating their opinions in cynical tone. Thus, as an Indonesian Muslim, I have something to tell to you, dear readers. Based on the topic, I would like to focus on religious tolerance in Islam and the situations regarding that issue in Indonesia.

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