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  • Stuck in Jakarta's crazy traffic jam, grumbling, sweating, already an hour late for a lunch appointment and to make it worst, the air conditioner in my car suddenly gave up.

    That's when I realized a bunch of guys with hard hats, sitting on a truck loaded with blocks of timber in front of me, conversing cheerfully, taking pictures on their cellphones, teasing at each other.

    "O which of your Lord's bounties will you deny?"
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