Let Malaysians of all creeds embrace the universal message of “Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All” to build a united, tolerant, purposeful and prosperous Malaysia with ever lessening racial hatred and religious animosities in the coming years


Happy Christmas to all Christians and all other Malaysians who share in the spirit of festivity and goodwill of all the important religious occasions in the country as part and parcel of our proud national heritage.

Let Malaysians of all creeds embrace the universal message of “Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All” to build a united, tolerant, purposeful and prosperous Malaysia with ever lessening racial hatred and religious animosities in the coming years.

It is sad but true that never before in the 56-year history of the nation have more racial hatred and religious animosities been propagated in the months before and after the 13th General Elections – such as the dangerous and incendiary lies and falsehoods about the attempt to establish a Christian Malaysia, the baseless conspiracy of the Chinese to oust the political power of the Malays or the fictitious secret agenda to abolish the Malay Rulers and set up a republic.

These are just lies, lies, lies but they are being spread and amplified in reckless abandon with official connivance on the social media and establishment printed media, starting before the 13th General Elections but with increasing abandon after May 5, 2013.

There had always been such false and dangerous notions in the country preaching racial hatred and religious intolerance since the nation was founded in 1957 and Malaysia formed in 1963, but until recently they had been firmly isolated at the lunatic fringe of society.

It is a grave concern to all thinking and patriotic Malaysians that in recent times, this lunatic fringe of society seems to have moved closer to the citadels of power securing space and patronage for the propagation of its message of racial hatred and religious intolerance.

Not only mainstream media but even national conventions of ruling political parties have become platforms for such message of racial hatred and religious intolerance – as illustrated recently.

Malaysians of goodwill and sanity from all faiths must come forward to unite their energies and resources to prevent these voices of unreason, hatred and intolerance from destroying Malaysia as a model of multi-racial, multi-religious and multi-cultural diversity in the globalised world.

This is now the great challenge to all patriotic Malaysians, regardless of race, religion or region.

(2013 Christmas Message in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, December 24, 2013)

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  1. #1 by Bigjoe on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 7:00 am

    How appropriate when UMNO/BN is on renew path to spread new foreign hate and divide, this season reminds us how unChristian UMNO/BN is – Sabahan and Sarawakian especially should be reminded.

    • #2 by cemerlang on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 10:17 pm

      It is afterall ain’t kristian. Reality is they know yet they have no choice but to depend.

  2. #3 by yhsiew on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 10:28 am

    “Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.”
    ― Mahatma Gandhi

    • #4 by cemerlang on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 10:21 pm

      Gandhi read and he almost became one but he did not because he could not see the congruencey between the faith and how the white men behave.

  3. #5 by Di Shi Jiu on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 11:47 am

    Merry Xmas to all Malaysians

    and

    A Happy New Year

  4. #7 by omeqiu on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 12:04 pm

    If there is ” Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All”, will there be any politicians left?

    • #8 by cemerlang on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 - 10:13 pm

      Yes because God creates human beings. And for that, there will always be the same message. Ever since the creation of men, politicians have been around. Thooose days, there were only king, queen, leader. The word politician is not an ancient word. But the ways and things were done were all political. Politicians will cease to exist once human beings cease to exist too.

  5. #9 by Noble House on Wednesday, 25 December 2013 - 2:24 am

    Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can stop your country from doing.

    Every citizen, regardless of his interest in politics, ‘hold office'; everyone of us is in a position of responsibility; and, in the final analysis, the kind of government we get depends upon how we fulfill those responsibilities. We, the people, are the boss, and we will get the kind of political leadership, be it good or bad, that we demand and deserve. For in a democracy, the Rakyat is the Supreme!

    Happy X’mas to all Christians in Malaysia.

  6. #10 by worldpress on Wednesday, 25 December 2013 - 2:23 pm

    Malaysia failed because could not properly carry laws and rules on those criminals related top

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