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    Vol. 3 No. 2 (2022)

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    Vol. 3 No. 1 (2022)

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    Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021)

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    Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021)

    The focal point of the discussion of this research is the relevance of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s thoughts to online lectures. The basic concept of education according to Rousseau lies in forming free, independent human beings without pressure or bondage, not for a particular purpose. In other words, freedom is the basic law of education. Education covers science and technology. Science, technology, that now tends to be materialistic, offers humans how to get a truth. It is ironic that such science, tends to reduce other factors that already exist in the world of human understanding. As a result, with all its ambitions, science tries to convince humans that some of its fundamental beliefs are a deception. But in fact science, technology has limitations in explaining the truth. This limitation is often closed tightly with opinions so that humans lead to dryness of understanding. There is an effort, more useful to view life or other basic understanding is more lively.

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    Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020)

    The plague is not something strange in the story of human civilization. Nevertheless, the plague has always succeeded in delivering dynamic of humanity to the frightening crisis. At least, in his comment about the pandemic Covid-19, Yuval Noah Harari said that pandemic Covid-19 which we are facing right now has dropped almost all sectors in the world to the most crisis moment in its own generation. It is really possible to say this condition is capable enough to make humanity in trouble.  In that condition as homo religiosus, human being is always looking for the meaning of life, theirs existence, and also the mysteries of the universe. As time goes by, human being only focus for their self-fullness and self-centeredness and in the end human have lost connected with the ultimate reality in which they can get their bearing. Instead of searching for a meaning, man is becoming completely alienated from himself as a being, from the others, and from the transcendental things. In this era, it is important to have a new perspective and world view about human being itself in the universe.

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    Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020)

    One’s Identity is a vital component of a human life. Identity is important, especially considering when oneself is sometimes subjected to the judgment of others. Identity makes a human life grasps its humanity. Humanity is unable to achieve grasp over the world so filled with mysteries. As a result, his life becomes limited. Although humanity continues to hope, his limitations however see to it that human hope can crumble at any given moment. Based on these facts, human life becomes an absurdity. The absurdity of life throws man into an existence of the incomprehensible mystery of life. One of the mystery of life is happiness. Ever has man sought happiness to enrich his days, to such lengths that twould not be an understatement to state happiness is his life’s goal. Happiness possesses an internal dimension, wrought once one lives a wholesome existence in concord to ones vocation.