Tradition of "Falia" Local Wisdom as Cultural Capital in the Formation of Magnanimity of Muna Society

  •  La Taena    
  •  Ader Laepe    
  •  La Ode Ali Basri    
  •  La Miliha    
  •  Asrun Lio    
  •  I Ketut Suardika    


The tradition of 'falia' is the cultural local wisdom of the Muna community, as a specific culture is explored from their life experiences from generation to generation in the past. 'Falia' is a prohibition that cannot be violated either individuals or groups. However, it has been eroded by the era of globalization lately and its generation is slowly forgetting it, whereas the meaning of 'falia' has a universal humanism value, pedagogic which is used as a guide to create harmony and social order, has noble character.

The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze (1) forest preservation, (2) sex education, (3) respect for work performance of others, (4) work ethic, (5) ethics. The method used in this research is designed descriptively qualitative; located in Muna District; data collection is done by observation, interview and documentation. Data analysis technique is used by data reduction, data presentation, conclusion and verification. The results of this study found in the field are (1) advocating to conserve forests, (2) to avoid free sex, (3) to appreciate the services and works of others, (4) the Muna community is very tenacious, diligent, steadfast, and high work ethic, (5) they have good manners and ethics.

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