Category Archives: Social Issues

Straits Times Is Still Very Annoying: featuring Catherine Lim, Singapore’s Consul-General in HK, and the SCMP

Let me take you through the steps chronologically. 1: The South China Morning Post published a report quoting Catherine Lim’s letter. They also mentioned Jason Chua,¬†which is pretty embarrassing. The report was titled “Singaporeans ‘no longer trust their government': Writer … Continue reading

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Your frustration is valid, but your response isn’t helping you.

Visakan Veerasamy’s answer to: If you could write a 10 note to your younger self, what would you say? Your frustration is valid, but your response isn’t helping you. —When I was younger, I was very angry with the world, … Continue reading

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#freemyinternet Q&A

This was from 2013. – Why did you feel the need to participate in this web blackout? What are your views on comments from the government that online activists are “overreacting”? 1: I grew up with the internet, and I … Continue reading

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Notes from “The Story of Your Enslavement”

Fear of death and future loss.¬†Threats only work on humans. Farming of humans = most profitable and destructive. Reaching its destructive climax. Series of farms, human farmers own human livestock. Governments provide healthcare, water, education, roads. Imagined benevolence. Farmers too … Continue reading

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Ministerial Salaries

In the past couple of years, I’ve met a few MPs (and the PM, too, through some odd luck) and I am quite convinced of their good intentions and magnanimous spirit. I will dare to say this- person to person, … Continue reading

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How To Save Literature In Singapore

I don’t think it makes sense to make literature compulsory. The system will still game it. Teachers will borrow literature periods to teach tested subjects- just meet the KPIs with the bare minimum possible. If you want people to appreciate … Continue reading

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we should at least know who we’re killing

I’m not a big fan of the death penalty. That said, if we DO practice the death penalty, I’m against it being so hush-hush. Hey, if we’re going to take somebody’s life on behalf of everybody else, everybody should know … Continue reading

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