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Karlina Leksono Supelli

For Karlina Supelli, being philosophical is a life guide. While some people have had enough of the negativity, scams and hoaxes spread on social media and have abandoned such sites, philosopher Karlina Supelli has decided not to do so. The lecturer at the Driyakarya School of Philosophy in Jakarta said that despite rarely updating her Facebook account, she cannot quit social media because she teaches the philosophy of technology, which requires her to monitor what is happening on social media.

She said what concerned her most was online bullying on social media, which puts children at risk of being victimized.

[] Karlina Supelli on The Jakarta Post

Karlina is not only a noted thinker on philosophy, but also the first Indonesian female astronomer and a human-rights activist. She has taken to the streets to defend the rights of victims of the May riots and was once arrested and interrogated for 23 hours for holding a peaceful rally to promote justice at the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle.


Born 59 years ago in Jakarta, she said she has experienced life under the authoritarian New Order regime and in the Reform era, which gave people the freedom to speak. Karlina said prior to the era of smartphones and before people knew what they could do with the internet and social media, people were mostly engaged in face-to-face interaction, so they would think first before throwing out comments to their counterparts.

However, social media has set people free from such iarlina interaction, making them insensitive about what they express, including hate speech.

According to her observations, the situation has got worse in the last 10 years.

The Indonesian Child Protection Commission KPAI has detected a rise in the number of crimes perpetrated against children that take advantage of social media activities, from cases in to in One of the recent cases was the cyber spelli of Afi Firda Nihaya, 19, who has been accused of plagiarism in her Facebook posts about inter-religious tolerance.

What can we learn from Afi’s case.

A ksrlina of interest in reading is one of its causes. She believes that bad things occur because of the confluence between intention and lack of critical thinking.

Karlina Supelli: Understanding life through philosophy

The importance of critical thinking is also the driving force that motivated Karlina supepli study philosophy in after completing her jarlina in astronomy at the Bandung Institute of Technology ITB in West Java and University College London in the United Kingdom in But, after the emergence of the Supell Bang theory, it was stuck.


Karlina, who liked to sit on the porch of her house at night to look at the sky while musing on the creation of the universe when she was little, then delved deeply into philosophy until she earned a PhD in the subject from the University of Indonesia in Confessions of a millennial: Job-hopping and burning bridges.

It was no different when she was studying in the UK. For her, loving and caring for each other regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion and social class supwlli a way to celebrate life. Having been diagnosed with breast cancer in and witnessed the passing of two fellow sufferers, Karlina has become more motivated to encourage people not to easily give up in the fight for life.

Since January this year, she has stopped taking medicine after her doctor assessed her progress as positive.

Being a cancer survivor, she says, is not easy. She once lost her appetite because of the side effects of chemotherapy. However, she has never given up and adheres to medical advice and has adopted a healthy lifestyle by routinely working out and consuming nutritious foods.

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