"A house divided against itself cannot stand" Lincoln 1858 - A house whose resident cultural ethical constructs of Other (non-Islamic persons & women) are inextricably in conflict cannot stand 2014.
You allow diametrically opposed ethical constructs of Other within the same Public Square what happens?
You really think Australia developing threats to secular notions of the construct of Other particularly of women to 2014, as in the Republic of Indonesia and elsewhere will not apply in time and space to you?
"A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become lawful in all the States, old as well as new — North as well as South." Lincoln 1858
"Critics have long pointed out that under Yudhoyono’s watch, Islamic Shariah was introduced in the country, albeit only in Aceh province, while bylaws deemed discriminating against religious minorities and women have mushroomed throughout the country."
"Indonesian presidential frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has joined hands with the country's most popular Islamic party"
In Indonesia, moderate Islamic party returns to political center stage BY KANUPRIYA KAPOOR AND RANDY FABI JAKARTA Sun May 11, 2014
And of the Muslim 'moderate' champion of secularism what happened?
There is no such thing as a 'moderate' Islamic party as there is no such thing as a 'moderate' Nazi party the reason being the cultural foundation codex (textual and exemplar (messianic) templates ) have not changed. It simply shifts the Indonesian ethical mean further towards the Islamic ethical mean this is disastrous for Western Notions of Liberty particularly for women.
"THREE years ago, an Indonesian Islamist extremist, Pepi Fernando, was arrested by the police after he had sent book bombs to institutions that speak on behalf of liberal Islam.
He and collaborators were making pipe bombs intended to attack churches through gas pipelines — and as collateral damage devastating the small city of Serpong, population 80,000, in western Java.
Jamhari Makruf, who is deputy rector of State Islamic University, Jakarta, and chairman of the national taskforce on Islamic education reform, told Melbourne University’s Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society in a speech last week that “this news shook Indonesia and led many to start questioning Islamic education in general.”
For Pepi is a graduate of Dr Jamhari’s own university, widely considered moderate."Finding the best path for Islamic schooling THE AUSTRALIAN JUNE 18, 2014 12:00AM by Rowan Callick