Ketut Ribak, 70, sells kites in Sanur Beach, where he’s originally from. He has two children and four grandchildren.
What’s the greatest lesson life has taught you?
Love and help each other.
What’s most important?
Money to survive.
What advice would you give the younger generations?
Get a good education.
Are you worried about dying?
I’m very worried.
When was the happiest time of your life?
When my children were born.
And the worst?
I can’t think of any bad moment.
What’s humanity all about?
Working and having a long life.
Why are there so many conflicts in the world?
Because people from outside of Bali create problems.
Is a peaceful world possible?
That depends entirely on the people.
How old do you feel?
I feel young, in my 40s.
Is one lifetime enough?
Yes, it is enough.
How has Bali changed?
Before, there weren’t any tourists and now they’re everywhere.
Has tourism been good for Bali?
Yes, because they give money to the Balinese people.
What’s the major difference between the East and the West?
Westerners are more modern.
Have you ever doubted your religion?
Not at all.
What makes you so sure about it?
I believe strongly in Hinduism and I always will.
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