Monthly Archives: October 2011

Political Marketing Vs Electioneering, Let the Good Guy Win.

Narrow view of political marketing regard it as electioneering, i.e. a set of strategies and tools to trace and study public opinion, develop campaign communications and assess their impact. This is misleading and it undermines the true benefit of political … Continue reading

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Political Marketing – The Ethical Concern

If you are as normal as I am, you would hate the current practice of political campaign. But do we hate it for the same right reasons? Aversion toward political campaign have variously centered on aesthetic, economic and more seriously, … Continue reading

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Political Marketing to Improve Our Quality of Politics – 2

Essence of political marketing lies on the corresponding the marketing and political concepts. This is the only way to make the vast knowledge in marketing techniques find its usefulness in political arena. Thus, as starting points I would like to … Continue reading

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Political Marketing to Improve Quality of Our Politics – 1

Political Marketing has been proved as a powerful tool to win public offices in democratic countries. Even in Indonesia. The question however, how this tool so far, has contributed to the quality of our politics. Quality of politics is determined … Continue reading

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Seven reasons why we ‘d better off to like Devil rather than God (as described in the scriptures)

1. There were not even once occasion in which Devil killed man. God destroyed many communities since early time. 2. God is jealous type of guy. Can not even stand if we think of other. Devil is more happy go … Continue reading

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On Maslow Got it Wrong

My esteem friend Henry Manampiring a.k.a. @newsplatter wrote a note on how he disagrees that sex is basic need on Maslow Hierarchy of Need. He insisted that sex should be on top of that hierarchy which is self actualization It … Continue reading

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Pemikiran Liberal. Apa salahnya?

Sri Mulyani adalah pemimpin yang handal. Sayangnya dia adalah seorang liberal. Demikian seorang kawan berkomentar ketika kami berbincang tentang pemimpin Indonesia di masa datang. Saya tidak tahu apakah benar Sri Mulyani seorang liberal. Namun pernyataan tersebut sangat mengganggu saya.  Arus … Continue reading

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