The increasing complexity of life makes each individual must forge his capabilities continuously. Not only for the sake of developing value in himself, but also to maintain that value can still be exchanged. In addition, it must continue to share ideas in order to find ways to work together in creating peace and prosperity.
The advice that life is an endless learning process is becoming increasingly apparent in this age. Everyone needs to maintain, preserve, forge, and develop their values in a world that is rapidly changing, flat, and fierce in competition. Without it, values in themselves will no longer be relevant or decreased competitiveness.
We must find new ways and approaches in continuous learning for the improvement of self-worth in the future. We cannot expect too much from formal educational institutions that are hobbling in pursuit of the pace of development of science, especially those based on competence.
We need to follow an old advice, “everyone is a teacher, every place is a school.” We must learn from everyone and everywhere to maintain and improve self-worth.
More than a month was unfelt, I learned a lot of things in forging myself about exploring the world in the field of comprehensive maritime security cooperation, participated by 31 countries,10 international organizations, 47 civilian, 49 uniformed, 72 men, 24 women, 3 site visits, 7 external speakers, 10 cohort projects and 46 individuals – for the development of maritime governance, maritime civil and criminal authority, maritime defense, maritime safety, maritime response and recovery, and also maritime economy.
Even more – the most important thing is “building a networked and empowered “ohana” (family).”
Mahalo’ to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies(APCSS) as a prestigious college of security studies in the Indo-Pacific region, located in Honolulu, Hawaii under the US Department of Defense institute – which has praised us at the commencement program (graduation) and was also confirmed as an APCSS alumni (CMSC 19-1).