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Of race and your “mother” tongue

Posted by inspir3d on July 31, 2006

Trish is puzzled with the “unique and… …very bizarre situation in Singapore.” …read more

Source: Trisha Reloaded; Recommended by: Heavenly Sword

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Posted in Culture, Education | Comments Off on Of race and your “mother” tongue

Finding the Golden Path: Can Singapore be a Silicon Valley?

Posted by inspir3d on July 31, 2006

Bernard Leong asks whether Singaporeans possess in their culture the right attitudes necessary to make the country a Silicon Valley, and whether they are able to overcome the ‘status anxiety gap’ …read more

Source: SG Entrepreneurs

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Racial Absolutes and DeBono’s CoRT

Posted by inspir3d on July 31, 2006

Samaryn considers Edward DeBono’s thinking methods and continues the discussion on racial harmony first sparked by TNP, commented on by Yawning Bread, then Twilight, and then Piper. Man, this topic has legs!! …read more

Source: A Gecko’s Tale

Posted in Culture, Racial Harmony | Comments Off on Racial Absolutes and DeBono’s CoRT

Goh or No Goh: The Next UN Secretary-General

Posted by inspir3d on July 31, 2006

ChemGen speculates on the possibility of SM Goh becoming the next UN Secretary-General …read more

Source: Chemical Generation

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Bloggers should get no preferential treatment

Posted by inspir3d on July 31, 2006

“Koo should wake up his idea about what’s really going on. … It is bloggers like Char who will provide MICA with evidence that bloggers are destructive, immature and dangerous. Honestly, Char gets no sympathies from the KTM” KTM deals with a recent ST Forum letter from Koo Zhi Xuan regarding the Char incident. …read more

Source: Kway Teow Man

Posted in New Media | 1 Comment »

Singapore Loves You… Not

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

“[H]ow can I or anyone love a nation that does exist only on words and paper but not in the heart and soul of the people?” wert struggles with why he does not feel any interest in the NDP parade. …read more
Source: wertblog

Posted in Culture, National Day, National Identity, Racial Harmony | Comments Off on Singapore Loves You… Not

Episode 3: Gun In The Mouth

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

Channel X Episode 3

Original source here

Posted in Culture, National Day, Videos | Comments Off on Episode 3: Gun In The Mouth

Racial Harmony Day

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

Piper gives a teacher’s point of view regarding TNP’s recent article and shares some of her experiences regarding racial harmony …read more

Source: Flying Low

Posted in Culture, Racial Harmony | Comments Off on Racial Harmony Day

Smile, Singapore!

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

A parody of the 4 million smiles campaign.

Original Source here

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How obsession over race will be Singapore’s ruin

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

Twilight classifies Singapore’s racial harmony campaign amongst the government’s ‘pile of failures’. …read more

Source: two steps from twilight

Posted in Culture, Racial Harmony | Comments Off on How obsession over race will be Singapore’s ruin

Singapore Says No

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

Singapore is hosting the IMF/World Bank conference. But Mr Wang feels that Singapore has yet to accept the philosophy of the IMF regarding civil society. 

…read more

Source: Mr Wang

Posted in Human Rights, Politics | Comments Off on Singapore Says No

I’m a Singaporean

Posted by inspir3d on July 30, 2006

Lucky Tan explains why he will not hang his flag to commemorate National Day this year. The stars on his flag representing democracy, equality, and justice have faded. …read more

Source: Diary of A Singaporean Mind; Submitted by Chris C

Posted in Culture, Democracy | 2 Comments »