The Appropriateness of Celebrating Earth Day in Indonesia Based on Natural Relationships in Pancasila

Fajar Purnama
8 min readNov 18, 2020

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This is my assignment for Pancasila and Citizenship courses when I was an undergraduate student at Electrical Engineering, Udayana University and I translated to English. This assignment has never been published anywhere and I, as the author and copyright holder, license this assignment customized CC-BY-SA where anyone can share, copy, republish, and sell on condition to state my name as the author and inform that the original and open version available here.

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Background

Earth Day is an activity celebrated every 22 April to support environmental conservation activities. Originally Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, April 22 only in the United States. It was said that in 1990 Earth Day became one of the world days, including Indonesia, which was previously only celebrated in the United States. When viewed from the background, Earth Day comes from outside cultures. There are still many who question the appropriateness of being celebrated in Indonesia. This assignment will discuss Earth Day from the perspective of Pancasila, its natural relationship and its appropriateness to be celebrated in Indonesia.

1.2 Problem

  1. Should Earth Day be celebrated in Indonesia or not?
  2. Are there any deviations in Indonesian culture in celebrating Earth Day?

1.3 Objective

To see Earth Day celebrations from the Pancasila perspective of natural relations.

1.4 Benefit

Get clarity about Earth Day celebrations in Indonesia.

1.5 Scope and Limitation

  1. For all regions in Indonesia.
  2. Just a comparison of the Pancasila theory of natural relations with Earth Day.

Chapter 2 Literature Review

2.1 Pancasila

Pancasila (Indonesian: [pantʃaˈsila]) is the official, foundational philosophical theory of Indonesia.[1] Pancasila comprises two Old Javanese words originally…

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