Communicologist Academics Call Rocky Gerung’s Statement Irrational and Unethical
JAKARTA — Academics say that one of the expressions issued by political observer Rocky Gerung is completely irrational and unethical and also does not reflect common sense at all.
Indonesian communicaologist, Dr. Emrus Sihombing, responded to the statement from an intellectual like Rocky Gerung, which is currently going viral on social media.
The reason is that Rocky Gerung used a diction of Bastard-Tolol which was later scrutinized by many parties because it was considered not to reflect intellectual and uncivilized values.
Suddenly according to Emrus, whoever the person is, even if they have any social status, when it comes to using such diction when communicating, it shows that the person is very far from the civilization of communication and common sense.
Furthermore, the Communicologist advised all parties that when communicating in public spaces they should be able to be more rational, contain benefits and continue to maintain the civility of communication.
Another response came from the Chairman of Cyber Indonesia, Muannas Alaidid, who questioned whether it was permissible to use this diction for state leaders.
“Can I say our president; stupid bastard @DivHumas_Polri,” he wrote.
Meanwhile, Social Media Activist Denny Siregar also gave a response saying that Rocky Gerung’s statement had crossed the line.
“Rocky Gerung this time was very offside,” he said.
The phrase issued by the philosopher even for him has entered the category of insulting the President of the Republic of Indonesia.
“This is an insult to the President,” said Denny.
As a result of this statement, the former Democratic Party politician, Ferdinand Hutahaean, will report this political observer to the police.
The report was made because there was an alleged element of insulting President Jokowi there.
“From the following YouTube link, tomorrow I will report 2 people at once, namely: ROCKY GERUNG and REFLY HARUN,” he said.
Previously, there was a statement made by political observer Rocky Gerung who gave passionate criticism of President Jokowi.
In fact, the philosopher even accused the Head of State of continuing to try to be able to maintain the legacy he has.