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Journey to the West?

Posted by inspir3d on October 10, 2006

This is a spirited response to Kitana’s ‘Why I Would Like to Leave,’ by young Aerasio who, despite his youth, already feels strongly grounded in Singapore. It’s not as long an essay as Kitana’s, but I am particularly struck by his youthful idealism and expressed conviction to stick to his beliefs. It is my hope that by publicising it here to a wider audience, his idealism will be preserved and spread.


Journey to the West?, by Aerasio

I was reading a post on Intelligent Singaporean on the reasons why Singaporeans emigrate to other countries. Basically, what the author said was that emigrating Singaporeans did so because of the tolerance and freedom of other western countries and that these qualities overrode all the good points of Singapore, despite the negative aspects of foreign countries. The inclusiveness and acceptance they found abroad was infinitely preferable to the inanely busy pressure-cooker rat-race that we find in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »


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Posted by inspir3d on October 10, 2006

I found a way to tide the transition period. Here’s today’s posts

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