Monthly Archives: October 2012

Month: October 2012 Is there a need to stage a conversation?

There is really no need to stage any kind of national conversation because Singaporeans have been engaging in political conversations all the time. You can hear or read them on the internet, in homes and in the coffeeshops. However, the PAP prefers the conversation to be carried out in their own way so that they can be seen listening to the people.

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Month: October 2012 Political conversation or spiritual dialogue?

By Dr Patrick Kee 15 October 2012 We are living at a very critical time in human history. Societies are becoming more pluralistic, multi-religious, multi-racial and multi-cultural. The challenge is to find unity in the midst of such diversity. With the advent of the Internet, we have seen how emotions can be easily aroused and inflamed with disastrous consequences. We

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Month: October 2012 The Politics of Wang Lun

By Dr Wong Wee Nam 04 October 2012 The Scholar in White (白衣秀士) is not an idiom referring to those “scholars” selected by the PAP to be its candidates for the general elections. It is actually the kungfu nickname of Wang Lun (王伦), a character in the famous Chinese novel, The Water Margin (水浒传). To understand the character Wang Lun,

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