If the best young people in our midst do not aspire to leadership roles, the field will be occupied by lesser persons. This would be a tragedy, for Singapore requires and deserves our best young persons to come forward.
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Excerpts from Not by Wages Alone, by Devan Nair
To regard the worker as nothing more than a wage slave enhances neither productivity nor the quality of our society. It merely diminishes the one and depraves the other.
Excerpts from The Emerging Elite, by Devan Nair
On the self-centered elite and insincerity and hypocrisy at the top.
Singapore: Double Standards
Examples of hypocrisy — Singapore Style — within the context of law and government.
PAP: 7 Deadly Sins
A semi-satirical overview of the 7 deadly sins in Singapore’s history of governance.
Excerpts from “The Politics of Judicial Institutions in Singapore”
I was astounded with the Straits Times’ headline, “Singapore’s legal system rated best in world: Full confidence that justice will be fast and fair.”
Lim Chin Siong
Well, the Lim Chin Siong of 1961 turns out to be an incompetent juvenile in the art of demolition compared to the awesome efficiency displayed by the Lee Kuan Yew of 1988.