The minister calling Singaporeans idiots and stupid

I just think it’s very sad people don’t understand why people panic. There’s research on epidemic psychology. And when people do not have enough information, they will panic. We haven’t seen how bad it is because this coronavirus isn’t as bad as say, SARS. but what if something worse comes out? How many of us will behave like “idiots” and be “stupid”? Or will be think of being “embarrassed” during that time? I think, for me, this offers a point to reflect, if we want to make a society really strong and resilient, what should we do? Continue to look down on people, be non transparent so that they will be scared? To persecute people, so that they don’t dare speak up, think, or join in in things? I think the issue for me, is, if we think we are better than other people, that they cannot think, then we will think they are stupid and not deserving. And that’s what I take issue with, with Chan.

I think people might laugh it off now, but if something worse happens, this panic incident shows the society in Singapore isn’t prepared, because people will, clearly, blame one another, we won’t understand one another, we will be “selfish”, and it’s people on both sides, if we must – people who panicked and rushed, and people who laugh at them. I don’t know how strong our society to manage if a worse incident happens. To me, what happened is symptomatic. The government doesn’t want to understand why people fear, it mocks. Other people mock, and do not have the capability to understand why people fear, and the system creates people who fear on the one hand, and people don’t have the ability to understand others from a more holistic perspective. Singapore might keep cruising along now, but I don’t know if we can still laugh and mock if something worse comes out.

It’s just that our system has created mindsets where we think we are better than others. People who agree that the people who panicked are “idiots” or “stupid” do so because we consciously or not believe we are better than them, and did not behave like them. But am I so much better? Don’t I too judge? I do. At which point can we create a society where we can have more empathy, where greater equality will help us be able to understand the lives of one another better, so that when crisis comes, we will not mock, we can understand, and we can help one another? I do believe such a society can exist one day in Singapore, a more equal one where there’s greater empathy towards one another, but I’m just sad it won’t be today. It might be 20, 30, or 50 years down the road, and I may never live to see it.

 

Roy Ngerng

 

 

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35 Responses to “The minister calling Singaporeans idiots and stupid”

  • Bapak:

    Fear knows no bound. Yesterday (Saturday) received a video, one Chinatown shopping center completely empty at 6.30 pm. If this is not fear, what is it?

    Tanjong Pagar, we are counting on you!

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  • PAP mandate strong:

    Strong and resilience?

    Mmmmm……..

    So far local no death nor any elderly pass away ?

    Whats reasons?

    China medical buay sai ? One prc colleague i seek opinion replies.
    Or maybe hospitals capacity overloaded so difficult to carry out duties to standards. Maybe some medical items jerry built or substandard ?

    Or Is it many of our elderly still working ? Including collecting cardboards , therefore still fit and resilience?

    Or is our people still actively exercise and especially we have NS and reservists IPPT?

    Leaving everyone to extrapolate.

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  • BULLYMP:

    Do you want to vote for BULLY ?

    In CCS ?

    IN PAP ?

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  • REGIME CHANGE is the solution:

    The fact is people are more likely to panic if they do NOT trust the government. Their reaction in a tough situation is self=preservation, look after themselves first because they believe the government will likely abandon them – “You die, your business”.

    Trust cannot be mandated or assume. It has to be earned. If the Government/PAP does not trust Singaporeans then they will do the same, i.e., not trust PAP. To assume trust can be “one=way” is stupid or IDIOTIC. It is that simple.

    It is also IDIOTIC for public SERVANTS (politicians and civil servants) to insult their “master” (the public).

    When politicians (“servants”) start insulting those they are suppose to serve then it is time for REGIME CHANGE. VTO.

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  • Great Asia:

    Told you already, they are elitist monkeys!

    Ha ha ha!

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  • NotMyProblem:

    How to trust the government when they said the masks have “sufficient stockpile”, but you can never find them in any pharmacy?

    Later the government said it meant “limited stock” and “scarce supply”.

    How to trust?

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  • PAP.GUARANTEED.WIN.GE2020:

    You again Roy boy the Ang Mo Tua Kee mentality kid spreading fake news.

    Why can’t our minister CCS talk straight and call a spade a spade ?

    Why you never criticize your Ang Mo Master when he talk straight ?

    Donald Trump Tells Protester ‘Go Home To Mommy’
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ske9LerkhUc

    Why you never criticize your China Master when she talk straight ?
    http://www.uschinapress.com/2019/0726/1169892.shtml

    Where is the Ang Mo Tua Kee and China Tua Kee here ?

    Why your Ang Mo Master or China Master can talk straight but lies?

    Why our PAP cannot talk straight and tell the truth .. those who hoard food are idiots!!!! period.

    Readers please open your eyes wide to see the double standard of all these so called pro demoncracy advocate.

    Singaporeans oppie supporters are just like HK idiots.
    Fright for freedom, so these double standard idiots scream.
    老外都睇唔過眼】暴動現場第一身經歷 (The real Ang Mo is laughing at stupid HK)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYXnPxoNgC8&has_verified=1

    PAP.GUARANTEED.WIN.GE2020
    Vote PAP, vote for 9%GST to give 9 months bonus to PAP
    PAP Huat, Huat, Huat arh ..

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  • PAPVID-20:

    Showing empathy is the last thing in these elites’ mind. All they care about is themselves. If you’ve heard the audio recording, he’s only concerned about singaporeans’ behaviours disgracing the elite pap govt, making them lose face on the international stage and making their job more difficult in the future.

    I really can’t believe singaporeans are willing to pay millions of dollars for this kind of leaders.

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  • Joker Mascot of Papaya:

    One guy ever said : ” Kiang Teo Ho. Mai Gay Kiang!”

    And this applied to this one guy.

    One finger pointing at others Anus , 4 other fingers farxing himself.

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  • Harder Truths:

    The clown is correct. Only fools and idiots vote for clowns.

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  • patriot of TUMASIK:

    A “SIEGE” mentality was created by a bast**d when we were booted out of Malaysia…our neighbours are Green and we a little reddot…we are 75% Chinese and must band together don’t TRUST others…

    Voila!!! and Eureka!!!…a new race of sheeple was CREATED…The “Kiasu”

    Bugsy Chan was he WRONG???… Yes, & No…yes, because he is a PaP minister and NO!!!… because we were Created by a PAP PM who Con You!!!

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  • Read Books on Leadership:

    Our ministers should read some books on leadership. A good leader should understand (or try to understand) the people he leads and be more patience and accommodating.

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  • Trublu:

    Actually,this joker is damn right.
    Majority of sgs are stupod,DAFT.
    He is making fun of the 70 pct who voted for him.

    Cant blame him.

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  • 70% love it:

    There was a “great” man who liken Singaporeans to dogs that need to be trained to behave. And Singaporeans love him forever and ever.

    The more CCS call Singaporeans idiots and no face, the more votes he’s going to get. Witness those Stockholm syndrome and masochist people defending him.

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  • blueview:

    Ah Chan is an ARROGANT PAP!

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  • Zhenzidan:

    @PAP.GUARANTEED.WIN.GE2020:

    You again,
    P-laying A-nother P-erson’s G-enitals U-sing A R-otten A-sshole N-ow T-o E-xcrete E-xcessive D-irt, W-anking I-diotic N-ut

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  • Hum ka chan:

    Hum Kar Chan is using dirty tactics to cow Sinkies. He learned this during his long years as a soldier. This is called psychological warfare!

    Before you go to war, you beat the drum , beat it louder and as you approach the enemy louder still. This will scare the daylight out of all Sinkies especially this who need hum Kar Chan for a living.

    As for us democratic Sinkies we called him idiot and stupid, can?

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  • PAP.GUARANTEE.FLOP.GE2019/20:

    Good what! Panic buying = sold out. Govt don’t need to bail out businesses.

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  • Too many idiots zombies:

    Papaya tommi said Sgreans 3rd world.
    No POFMA.

    Papaya HK Chan called some idiots , suckers.

    No POFMA .

    So does this legally allow all of us to do the same ?

    VTO.

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  • pap chan chun sing sia suay:

    yesterday in coffee shop there was heated argument.

    it was about the sia suay which pap chan chun sing leveled on 70% sheep, the sheep who voted pap chan chun sing onto S$m gravy train.

    the contention is this.

    pap chan chun sing copied pap clown only,

    or,

    pap chan chun sing copied everyone higher than he in the pap echelon.

    some insisted pap chan chun sing copied only pap clown.

    we think these bros are wrong.

    you see, pap clown started it. he called 70% sheep all kinds of names, like his master lying papa lky the liar did.

    the next in line in pap echelon, copied pap clown.

    then come the Ljs such as pap chan chun sing.

    so we are confirmed correct that pap chan chun sing sia suay is not from pap clown only, but also those above pap chan chun sing.

    we are very glad that pap chan chun sing told the truth about 70% sheep sia suay.

    because it cannot apply to us as we have never supported anything pap, especially so called 4G in pap.

    if we can tell sheep anything, it is this, stop being weak and labelled as sia suay. take revenge. vote OPPO. and see how pap chan chun sing behave after that.

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  • Flabbergasted:

    I find it more stupid of him to think that sinkies are stupid enough to believe the lies.

    He claimed that there are people queuing up to come to Singapore and he told Tourism Board not to let them in.

    How is that done? The Tourism sector is bleeding with all the hotels and F&B begging for business, even before COVID19.

    Or is he referring to those trash that are coming to steal our jobs? If he is stopping those shit, then sinkies ought to put him and a pedestal and lick his a**e everyday.

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  • Ah Peng Kia:

    @PAP.GUARANTEE.WIN.GE2020
    Let’s just focus on our local leaders rather than Trump and what not. CCS, as a Minister, is dividing the country by openly endorsing name calling and mocking a segment of the population. Where is the gracious behaviour PAP has been calling for all these years? Yes, people panic. Panicked people react in different ways. Some fight, some take flight and some freeze. CCS is not calling a spade, a spade. He is calling people derogatory names because he doesn’t know how else to manage the situation. Strong leadership induces confidence, weak leadership hides behind name calling and bullying tactics to control the population. It’s obvious which camp CCS falls into.

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  • Bullshit:

    @PAP.GUARANTEED.WIN.GE2020

    Talk straight and talk hiding is a different matter altogether.

    There are differences between a MAN and a ChowAhKuar.

    You ask him talk-straight in the Open with MSM and TV broadcast to the People he called Sia-Suay idiots, I retract my words.

    Or you can ask him talk straight, using same words, during the PAPi election campaign, I zip up.

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  • Self Praising misperceives:

    The daily Self Praising has affected or brainwashed singkees to the point they feel a sense of superiority.

    Chan HK so superiority complexed he talk down all countries.

    Truth is SG is not really fully sovereign. It’s surviving by replying on China , USA , Malaysia and essentially many countries in the world.

    Sovereign is when you are able to survive on your own.

    Self Praising blinded singkees without them knowing. SG has no world class top class top best inventions. So why so haolian ? This proves ignorance and blindedness.

    Self Praising by itself proves the lack of confidence. Wise people never praise themselves and surely not everyday.

    It’s like a short guy keep trying to tell people he not as short as others.

    HamKah is the “best” available in the current white monkeys. This means they can be destroyed. But fear still prevents most singkees from taking a shot at the white monkeys.
    Old monkey dead and gone eternally. Yet fear remains to cripple the zombies.

    At this rate, with this group of lousy useless buggers good for nothing except liigng in ivory towers masturbating words, I think future is bleak.

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  • Angry Citizen:

    PAP.GUARANTEED.WIN.GE2020:
    You again Roy boy the Ang Mo Tua Kee mentality kid spreading fake news.

    Why can’t our minister CCS talk straight and call a spade a spade ?

    PAP.GUARANTEED.WIN.GE2020
    Vote PAP, vote for 9%GST to give 9 months bonus to PAP
    PAP Huat, Huat, Huat arh ..

    I can’t tell if this guy is sarcastic, or retarded.

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  • Sg is certainly doomed with 4G:

    Chan, why behave like that ha?

    Ya are First World ministor earning world’s highest pay, more than Mr T, XJP and Pudding combined.

    But you act and talk like ah beng, really xia suay your 4G colleagues and make them look like idiots.

    Be careful hor! Don’t anyhow offend other countries leaders. Don’t forget the lesson of our T rex being confiscated.

    Sorry, uncle no $m ministor. My England not powerful lah.

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  • How to make millions in Sg:

    Read Books on Leadership:
    Our ministers should read some books on leadership. A good leader should understand (or try to understand) the people he leads and be more patience and accommodating.

    No need lah.

    These clowns do not have to lead.

    Just be good in licking you-know-whose balls to get millions will do.

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  • Thank you bro for truth:

    pap chan chun sing sia suay:
    yesterday in coffee shop there was heated argument.

    it was about the sia suay which pap chan chun sing leveled on 70% sheep, the sheep who voted pap chan chun sing onto S$m gravy train.

    the contention is this.

    pap chan chun sing copied pap clown only,

    or,

    pap chan chun sing copied everyone higher than he in the pap echelon.

    some insisted pap chan chun sing copied only pap clown.

    we think these bros are wrong.

    you see, pap clown started it. he called 70% sheep all kinds of names, like his master lying papa lky the liar did.

    the next in line in pap echelon, copied pap clown.

    then come the Ljs such as pap chan chun sing.

    so we are confirmed correct that pap chan chun sing sia suay is not from pap clown only, but also those above pap chan chun sing.

    we are very glad that pap chan chun sing told the truth about 70% sheep sia suay.

    because it cannot apply to us as we have never supported anything pap, especially so called 4G in pap.

    if we can tell sheep anything, it is this, stop being weak and labelled as sia suay. take revenge. vote OPPO. and see how pap chan chun sing behave after that.

    WE agree.

    WE think besides pap clown,

    pinnochio teo ah neh Tharman also used derogatory words about 70% sheep who voted them into S$m owself pay ownself positions.

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  • Is there a future in Sg?:

    In many ways, this crisis not only have adverse negative impacts on our lives and economy, it also sheds light on the quality and inner thinking of political leadership especially the 4Gs.

    The fact that a minister can resort to making derogatory remarks on the citizenry who voted him is uncalled for and unbecoming.

    Their very well-paid job is to manage issues and solve problems, instead of getting personal and emotional to use offending labels.

    To say the least, it’s utterly disappointing!

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  • PAPs lost the plot:

    They developed an entitlement attitude due to 50 yrs of wining GE after GE.
    Theyve forgotten its the voters who are the bosses of them, not the other way round.
    They need to lose a few more seats to force some humility in their stone hearts,and work harder for the people and not the citizens having to work till they drop…for the Establishment PAP!

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  • this is the TRUE reason:

    the businessmen and businesswomen in SCCCI meeting who laughed together with pap sia suay chan chun sing at 70% sheep are equally culpable.

    worse the leader of SCCCI is such a cock. instead of apologizing for having participated in a sham took the wrong path of investigating who leaked the TRUE conversation.

    the leaker did no wrong.

    because the leaker is doing 70% sheep a service, by showing 70% sheep how pap Ljs and pap Cbs talk about them the 70% sheep.

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  • Bobo:

    PAPVID-20:
    Showing empathy is the last thing in these elites’ mind. All they care about is themselves. If you’ve heard the audio recording, he’s only concerned about singaporeans’ behaviours disgracing the elite pap govt, making them lose face on the international stage and making their job more difficult in the future.

    I really can’t believe singaporeans are willing to pay millions of dollars for this kind of leaders.

    30% Singaporeans definitely don’t pay $millions to such “leader”. 30% had also felt that such over-reacting behaviour is not acceptable in Singapore. Perhaps Chan is referring to the 70% including his grassroots, civil servants, new citizens and PRs. They are all classified as “Singaporeans” because they are living and working in Singapore with families including their children, parents, aunties, uncles and their kakis.

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  • PAP mandate strong:

    Look at doctor 鐘南山.
    At his age still maintain his fitness. I rest my case.

    http://www.huogua.net/wap/a/31639

    家有贤妻的终南山

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  • Homeless Cat:

    Angry Citizen: I can’t tell if this guy is sarcastic, or retarded.

    Most likely retarded. This genetic reject is the one reason why eugenics was in vogue back in the day. The human race would benefit by his non-existence.

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  • Homeless Cat:

    Forgot to add this in my earlier comment. Ahem…

    Ladies and gentlemen, our minister. If he disses you, feel free to eat him and his colleagues alive. Singaporeans on Main Street will thank you for doing so. Be so kind as to remind them that their way is not your way.

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