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Weakness of democratic systems

Democratic systems often produce bad outcomes. It is difficult to get the majority of people to agree on the rules that govern their society.

If we examine the governance of America, which promotes that their system of democracy to other countries, we can see that they could not agree on the following issues:

- gun control
- abortion
- drugs

What is the alternative approach?

We can look at the major religions of the world – Islam and Christianity. Their derive their authority from the word of Allah or God. Their authority is not derived through a “democratic process”.

All the believers of the religion accept the word of the divine authority. They do not debate or argue over the matter.

In the course of history, certain groups have broken away from the main body to form their own church or sects. Even so, these new groups accept the authority of their leaders. They do not continue to argue over the issues.

Maybe, the governance of a country should be authoritarian.

 

Tan Kin Lian

 

 

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52 Responses to “Weakness of democratic systems”

  • MarBowling:

    Prior to being convicted for his well-know CROSS-UNDER THE TABLE SAGA, Religious LEEder Con Hee of CHC(Con Hee Church), together with his Wifey Some Hole, had about 30,000 STAUNCH WORSHEEPERS under their belts! Most if not all of them would LISTEN to their Holee SERMON especially by Con Hee without any QUESTION being ASKED!

    However, during and towards the verdict of his saga, about 13,000 WORSHEEPERS did the NEEDFUL: show him the Middle Finger and PROCEED TO LIVE A NORMAL LIFE AGAIN! Some may have finally WOKEN UP while some may have TROOPED over to another church by the Holee Name of NCC(New Con Church)! HEAVEN HAS EYES. MAN PROPOSES GOD DISPOSES!

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  • Naturalist:

    Evidence is abundantly clear that democracy will ruin the world!

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  • myfirstscrew:

    Y is TKL still in Sg not China?

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  • John Doe:

    CB article. Reading it risk brain damage.
    Nothing new or better to write on.
    Where got anything on earth tt there’s no weakness?
    Where on earth exists anything that is complete 100 per cent strength or perfection all round, without weaknesses.
    GFS (to the uninformed it stands for Go F Spider), please.

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  • knnn:

    TKL is PAPPY supporter, he was ruling NTUC income with iron fist until he was stopped, he was forced to step down. Unhappy with that decision, he decided to jump into EP in which he lost his deposit. Then he started to write critical pieces of PAPPY policies.

    But as you can see, now he no longer criticises PAP, he has reverted to his old self, embracing authoritarism. Perhaps his kids are working for PAPPY or PAPPY has direct influence on their future. For many ex Ministers or civil servants who opposed PAPPY in the past, their children were all grouped and allocated key posts to neutralise their stand. Remember JBJ son was leading the Aljunied TC COP against his dad’s own party.

    TKL is a double headed snake, a CCP lover, he speaks so much about autocracy and love of China but he is still in Singapore?

    He is still a PAPPY lover afterall.

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  • The world is dying from greed:

    Even religions are corrupt these days.
    So hard to believe anything..
    So just do good & go right by laws..

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  • PAP mandate strong:

    Firstly of all one is ideology the other is religion.

    How about China Beijing. Currently at one time only one person can used the public toilet at one time. Muz check whatever apps 健康碼 is it or scan some apps then allow to access. Else muz endure.

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  • free from the control:

    //In the course of history, certain groups have broken away from the main body to form their own church or sects.//

    aiyoh ?? broken away to be “free from the control” of the main body right ?? these breakaway groups would like to have their “own” game plans & rules and own “leaders” right ??? orelse why break away in the first place ??

    it does not matter whether it is a democracy or authoritarian as long as the leaders are benevolent and above board (not wayang wayang ??) – though democracy by design is supposedly better than authoritarian ??

    there is “better” value in authoritarian rule (or psuedo democracy and hopefully a benevolent one ??) when the country is chaotic with many diverse interests & unstable conflicts among different groups of people AND a strongman is needed to unite the whole nation ???

    BUT once a country gets developed, civilized and stable, than it must slowly move to democracy as the next stage of development requires a more consensus and equitable consideration of ideas from different interests and strata of society ???

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  • Dr Tan Tai Wei:

    And so, Plato said the “philosopher king” should rule, so also, traditional China says “Wang” rule, as distinguished from “Ba”. But, how to ensure “Wang” rule, that “Heaven’s mandate to rule” prevails? For we are told “the mandate of Heaven is not unchanging”, and that “when Heaven withdraws its mandate to rule from the powers-that-be, the people should revolt”. How does Heaven’s mandate to rule go by? “Heaven wills by the will of the people”. How to translate that into practice? Political education points to Democracy as the best so far.

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  • Singaporeans R Free Riders:

    Dear TKL,
    Why you only mentioned Christianity and Islam?

    Why you never mentioned cancerous poison haze producing religion Taosim and Buddhism?

    Taoism/Buddhism also don’t allowed you to question their leaders.
    1. Just burn more, the more you burn the more profit for business man.
    2. breath in more cancerous poison smoke, putting stress on our health care system.
    3. then end with shouting huat huat huat will bring you to heaven.

    And oh, though Confucianism is not a religion. It also does not allow practitioner to question their leader too.

    You are a Chinese Chauvinist and intentionally left out this information.

    Luckily you are not voted in.

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  • illiterate pap voters:

    It is sad in 2022 humans still believe they can be GOOD.

    Over 3,000 years ago, it is already said, אין עשה־טוב

    All humans, more or less, are the same, when it comes to S$m per annum. Some are corrupt, some are more corrupt, the pap types are the most corrupt.

    To expect any human to do Good other than to oneself is to expect pap folks to give up their thieving S$m per annum ways.

    It ain’t going to happen.

    Therefore,

    Whether it is the China system or the American system, as long as they are NOT the pap system, they are better off.

    In other words,

    The pap system is the worst, because it pretends to be what it is NOT, which is honesty. pap folks are all hypocrites and the pap system is the most hypocritic system in the world.

    As we have been told 2,000 years ago, such is a den of thieves, whitewashed sepulchers, whose mouths are stained with viper poison and whose tongues speak guile.

    For sure there is no perfect system in the world.

    But we say the China system or the American system is far better than the pap system. Because the China system and the American system do not pretend to be anything but as they are whereas the pap system pretends to be what it is NOT.

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  • Bernard:

    WHAT A LOAD OF BULLSHIT FROM TKL!!

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  • Tubi:

    Something wrong in human thinking is the problem.(people migrate because to find “democracy”

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  • Tubi:

    Democracy is neither here or there.is a place unfairly people being treated are looking for.

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  • xoxo:

    Trouble is not democracy itself.
    Trouble is govts which claim they are democratic but practise otherwise?
    Can you say Sg is a real democracy or even U$A?

    Me thinks UK more resembles it,and,Japan in Asia.
    In every system,there is adultwration n abuse,it is the degree,the extent.

    This world is NO SHANGRI-LA.
    GREED IS A GREAT NEGATIVE FORCE.
    This is even obvious in a pandemic.
    To me,NATURE has enough for all human-beings to share but greedy n selfish humans hoard for themselves even if they know they will turn into ash,much the same as their poor neighbours?

    From ash unto ash.
    All back to Mother Earth.

    But the *consciousness,the soul* lives on,taking back all the retribution of our evils.
    Or,the fruits of our human goodness.

    Democratic or authoritarian are just names.
    Its how a govt truly takes care of its citizens.
    Ang moh FTs who receive BIGLY FURLOUGH from sgs’ RESERVES recently would loudly call PAP VERY DEMOCRATIC?

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  • NotMyProblem:

    Democracy allows free flow of ideas! Whereas non-democracy allows ideas only from a few selected ones!

    Ideas make a country progresses. Idea makes changes and change is the only constant!

    There are good ideas and there are not so good ideas, it is only up to a good leader to decide which is which. His choice will reflect on the type of leader he is!

    Example; Some says GST is good, some says GST is bad. It just depends on if you benefit from it and at the right time!

    When ideas only from a few selected ones, then these ideas are only meant for the satisfaction to the person who selected them. This is typical from the PAP. Like in SG PAP’s Budget. There is post-budget dialogue why NO pre-budget dialogs? This is like after the foods is prepared then ask for recipe!

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  • Dr Fire:

    明知不可為,而為之

    Liberal

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    Seriously, TRE can think such totally nonsensical article is even worthy of posting??? So only workable systems are without democratic values and/or religious overtones – yeah, we should go for Communism, Feudalism or Dictatorship then. TKL is so subtle, hor?

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  • Naked Truth:

    He misses his PAP pay.

    knnn:
    TKL is PAPPY supporter, he was ruling NTUC income with iron fist until he was stopped, he was forced to step down. Unhappy with that decision, he decided to jump into EP in which he lost his deposit. Then he started to write critical pieces of PAPPY policies.

    But as you can see, now he no longer criticises PAP, he has reverted to his old self, embracing authoritarism. Perhaps his kids are working for PAPPY or PAPPY has direct influence on their future. For many ex Ministers or civil servants who opposed PAPPY in the past, their children were all grouped and allocated key posts to neutralise their stand. Remember JBJ son was leading the Aljunied TC COP against his dad’s own party.

    TKL is a double headed snake, a CCP lover, he speaks so much about autocracy and love of China but he is still in Singapore?

    He is still a PAPPY lover afterall.

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  • How Much Can ICA Saves ?:

    It was announced that ICA will not be giving us printed copies of Death and Birth Certificates. It will issus digital copies instead.

    What about those people who are not IT literate or have no PCs or handphones ?

    Normally we keep the important documents such as Birth Certificate safely in our safe. Now with it being digitally available, can unauthorized people access our information ? How much will ICA saves in going digital ?

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  • @ TKL:

    Mr Tan, Lets talk about other subjects other than hard sell.

    Example.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/28/op-ed-the-four-big-threats-to-chinas-economy.html

    Awaiting your words of wisdom.

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  • Bored Old Men:

    There are many Bored OLD men in sinkiestan that are feeding on CCP propaganda.
    These propaganda are meant for Emperor Omicron-Xi peasants.
    The smarter Tiongs can smell propaganda a mile away.
    Sinkies BOM [bored old men] have the intellect of Mao or Xi’s peasants.
    They are hook, line and sinker into CCP propaganda—esp TKL.

    knnn:
    TKL is PAPPY supporter, he was ruling NTUC income with iron fist until he was stopped, he was forced to step down. Unhappy with that decision, he decided to jump into EP in which he lost his deposit. Then he started to write critical pieces of PAPPY policies.

    But as you can see, now he no longer criticises PAP, he has reverted to his old self, embracing authoritarism. Perhaps his kids are working for PAPPY or PAPPY has direct influence on their future. For many ex Ministers or civil servants who opposed PAPPY in the past, their children were all grouped and allocated key posts to neutralise their stand. Remember JBJ son was leading the Aljunied TC COP against his dad’s own party.

    TKL is a double headed snake, a CCP lover, he speaks so much about autocracy and love of China but he is still in Singapore?

    He is still a PAPPY lover afterall.

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  • Relax:

    Mr Tan, if you are the president of singapore, will you legalise abortion?
    Please remember whatever decision you make, you have to bear the consequences bcoz all the lives are in your good hands.

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  • Simple TKL:

    Mr Tan know nuts about religions.

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    Just saw the NS defaulter Ben Davis, playing for Thailand, thrashed SG 5-0 this evening. Potential local talent don’t want, how to get to World Cup 2034? Only shows doesn’t matter which political system SG adopts, as long as the leaders are bo-liao, SG will not progress beyond the “Fail, so what, becos can No Blaming Culture” mentality.

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    BTW, I did previously said many here were sucking up to China because China has been doing very well economically past 10+ years; now China’s shares are sinking and investors running away. Suddenly all the China lovers very quiet, hor? Typical Polly put the kettle on?

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  • China very good:

    A standard piece of western propaganda.

    @ TKL:
    Mr Tan, Lets talk about other subjects other than hard sell.

    Example.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/28/op-ed-the-four-big-threats-to-chinas-economy.html

    Awaiting your words of wisdom.

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  • @ TKL:

    Let’s hear it from TKL wrt the article. Where it is wrong and how it is wrong.

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  • John Doe:

    China very good:
    A standard piece of western propaganda.

    What’s so difference when TKL is also seems attempting to propaganding China.
    Writing about Russia is propaganding Russia.
    Writing about Malaysia is propaganding Malaysia.
    Writing about Italy is propaganding Italy

    Were is the line. Pls adv. How to differentiate what is not propaganda. TQ.

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  • Tankinlian an islamist buffoon:

    ((We can look at the major religions of the world – Islam and Christianity. Their derive their authority from the word of Allah or God. Their authority is not derived through a “democratic process”.))

    Tankinlian is an islamist gangster; he is a radical Wahhabi associate and sympathiser of the covert Syiah subversives…. They do not abide by the classical scholarly discussion, debate and concensus of the majoritarian Muslims of the Middle Way of the Quran and Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad pbuh.

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  • Temusik Patriot:

    Hello tan ahhhh!° why are they killing each other in the name of allah or god???..
    It is man n not the system of rule to follow, any FOOL can see that

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  • Observer:

    Wrong analogy. Wrong facts.

    There is no central authority in Christianity. Pastors are not Gods. They borrow God’s name.

    Christians are allowed to switch churches.

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  • Singaporeans R Free Riders:

    Bored Old Men:
    There are many Bored OLD men in sinkiestan that are feeding on CCP propaganda.
    These propaganda are meant for Emperor Omicron-Xi peasants.
    The smarter Tiongs can smell propaganda a mile away.
    Sinkies BOM [bored old men] have the intellect of Mao or Xi’s peasants.
    They are hook, line and sinker into CCP propaganda—esp TKL.

    Spot on .. well said. That is why our great PAP pass the FICA laws.

    We need FICA as we got too many stopid old man either sucking up to evil CCP or devil Americunt.

    CCP will cause regional conflicts with their claim of South China Sea and Americunt will add fuel to it like it is adding fuel to the Ukraine war.

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  • nathan chen:

    Big fish makan small fish. Democratic or undemocratic. Or a mixture of any form other form of governments. Religion is potent when fixed with politics. Don’t let any greenhorn leaders fool you politics can be demarcated from religion. Politics and religion are inseparatable.

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  • BK:

    Lol. First of all, except for the last 50-60 years after WW2, we have had mostly authoritarian governments or Kings or Emperors and such shitty political shenanigans.

    Have the masses of ordinary people , including China, benefited in a Western global system that is “democratic”? If not, please show the facts (not opinions) of when the masses of ordinary people had a better life in an authoritarian era?

    Todays fight is not democracy, but that the Western nations are turning more authoritarian. In fact, they are becoming more liked China. Authoritarian nations take ordinary people to conflicts on premises of false national identity, racial prowess etc.

    Secondly, TKL in his speech during his embarrassing presidential election, and I quote:

    “…..As you know, I have never contested in any general election as a candidate of a political party, I am neutral and non-partisan. I will be able to independently in carrying out the duties of the president, particularly in the exercising of the duties under the constitution to prevent abuse of power and corruption….”

    So, TKL believed that being independent of political incumbents gave him “independence” of action; to challenge the authority. So, wtf is he espousing now.

    Intellectually defunct, and morally, TKL is nothing but just an opportunist.

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  • Pitch-forked Sinkies:

    BK: So, TKL believed that being independent of political incumbents gave him “independence” of action; to challenge the authority. So, wtf is he espousing now.

    Absolutely spot on! He is an idiot-savant – pitching – in with under 200 words of less than 3 syllables! He just mouths whatever is running in the moving ticker of thoughts in his head. Authoritarianism correlates with high levels of emotional arousal in the limbic system, preventing the neo-cortex of the brain to do its work of logic and judgment effectively. In short – it is dysfunctional and therefore dangerous.

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  • Smart Nation:

    theforgottongeneration:
    Just saw the NS defaulter Ben Davis, playing for Thailand, thrashed SG 5-0 this evening. Potential local talent don’t want, how to get to World Cup 2034? Only shows doesn’t matter which political system SG adopts, as long as the leaders are bo-liao, SG will not progress beyond the “Fail, so what, becos can No Blaming Culture” mentality.

    Isn’t he half Thai, half British? There is more to being a “local” talent. A “local” should have one or both parents who have a lineage in the country going back two or three generations – the Pioneer Generation or earlier. Many foreigners take up residency in SG and give birth to children who enjoy the privileges of multiple citizenshdips. That does not make them “locals” in the same manner as children born to parents who have roots in the nation’s history and culture. Generally speaking, children born to foreign parents should not be considered “locals” simply because they hold minor citizenships and/or attend local schools. At the end of the day Ben dons the Thai colors on the soccer field, and his country allows him to excel and do what he enjoys most (I think) – play soccer – without any encumbraces. He could have completed his NS and then give up his SG citizenship and not be a fugitive of the law. Now he cannot compete in SG.

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  • myfirstscrew:

    Autocracy is a bigger problem than Democracy. Just take China for example, normal Chinese people like me is proud that China is now powerful, rich and modern. But Xi as an authoritarian is not satisfied with being that, he is hungry for power and recognition, that I can still accept.

    But when he starts

    1. Publishing anti US and West fake news (we can still accept if they are true)
    2. Issuing threats to neighbours
    3. Trying to colonise and build naval base and trigger alram

    We want a peaceful and prosperous China that are a role model for other nations to follow. Not a big bully and going around spreading lies and intimidating others.

    Autocracy is a dangerous tool, we can see that in dictators like Kim, Putin, Xi and perhaps Pinky.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/apr/23/us-warns-solomon-islands-against-china-military-base-as-australian-mps-trade-blame

    https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/how-china-uses-news-media-weapon-its-propaganda-war-against-west

    https://www.voanews.com/a/east-asia-pacific_voa-news-china_chinas-propaganda-use-us-capitol-assault-may-backfire-analysts/6201300.html

    https://qz.com/1850097/chinese-propaganda-video-mocks-us-response-to-coronavirus-crisis/

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-58062630

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  • FICA absolutely needed:

    so ISIS and Taliban it is for him!

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  • PAP mandate strong:

    @ Isn’t he half Thai, half British? There is more to being a “local” talent. A “local” should have one or both parents who have a lineage in the country going back two or three generations – the Pioneer Generation or earlier.

    Well tats not true right as China has illustrated in recent winter olympics or her soccer team A.

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    Smart Nation: Isn’t he half Thai, half British? There is more to being a “local” talent. A “local” should have one or both parents who have a lineage in the country going back two or three generations – the Pioneer Generation or earlier. Many foreigners take up residency in SG and give birth to children who enjoy the privileges of multiple citizenshdips.

    Difficult to base on lineage of 2-3 generations since we at best only got 2-3 generations of tru-blues back to 1965. Like that, then only probably 25-30% of today’s 5.6m population would qualify. The problem we have such “identity” issue is because the PAP, especially the 3G team, brought in too many foreigners too fast and giving out citizenships like toilet paper. So, a good yardstick for being “local” would be anyone who show COMMITMENT to contribute to our society, besides paying taxes. And IMO doing NS (or some form for national contribution, beside one’s daily occupation) is one way to demonstrate such commitment. Otherwise, all who talk about integration but have shown ZERO commitment are basically CCB pappies’ Free Riders.

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    On being “locals”, I noticed that 2018 HDB flats are starting to show up as resales on HDB own website. In some estates, these can make up to 15-20% of the monthly resales. Question = why with a MOP of 5 years, there can be 2018 HDB flats on sale NOW in 2022? Some say these are hardship cases – but 15-20%??? Or are these foreigner buyers swearing to remain in SG, only to sell fast and jump country when the opportunity present itself to them?

    Also, typically newer flats are transacted at higher prices. Is this how the garmen can claim HDB “valuations” have increased? By including flats before MOP which are offloaded by foreign buyers?

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    On being “locals”, I noticed that 2018 HDB flats are starting to show up as resales on HDB own website. In some estates, these can make up to 15-20% of the monthly resales. Question = why with a MOP of 5 years, there can be 2018 HDB flats on sale NOW in 2022? Some say these are hardship cases – but 15-20%??? Or are these foreigner buyers swearing to remain in SG, only to sell fast and jump country when the opportunity present itself to them?

    Also, typically newer flats are transacted at higher prices. Is this how the garmen can claim HDB “valuations” have increased? By including flats before MOP which are offloaded by foreign buyers?

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  • Smart Nation:

    PAP mandate strong:
    @ Isn’t he half Thai, half British? There is more to being a “local” talent. A “local” should have one or both parents who have a lineage in the country going back two or three generations – the Pioneer Generation or earlier.

    Well tats not true right as China has illustrated in recent winter olympics or her soccer team A.

    Not sure what you mean. Perhaps, you can elaborate. But what has China got to do with how we define “locals” in the SG context? Didn’t follow the Winter Olympics. Not really interested in winter sports with artificial snow, and also after Xi hosted Putin at the Opening Ceremony on the eve of his planned invasion of Ukraine which brought so much atrocities, pain and misery on innocent men, women and children, including Russian parents who lost their sons in a war of agression.

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  • Smart Nation:

    theforgottongeneration: Difficult to base on lineage of 2-3 generations since we at best only got 2-3 generations of tru-blues back to 1965. Like that, then only probably 25-30% of today’s 5.6m population would qualify. The problem we have such “identity” issue is because the PAP, especially the 3G team, brought in too many foreigners too fast and giving out citizenships like toilet paper. So, a good yardstick for being “local” would be anyone who show COMMITMENT to contribute to our society, besides paying taxes. And IMO doing NS (or some form for national contribution, beside one’s daily occupation) is one way to demonstrate such commitment. Otherwise, all who talk about integration but have shown ZERO commitment are basically CCB pappies’ Free Riders.

    Where did you get your figures from? Surprised to learn that there are only so few “locals” who can trace their lineage back to the Pioneer Generation. So where did the rest of the younger population come from – imported from Malaysia? They all look very “local” and it’s hard to tell the difference. How many millions of them? I wonder if your definition might be too broad. Doing community services, philantropy and all those other things do not make one a “local” if there is no lineage to the past, at least going back to the Merdeka Generation. Otherwise, any rich foreign import with plenty of money to contribute to charity can be considered a “local” overnight. Does joining the RCs also count? LOL!

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  • theforgottongeneration:

    Smart Nation: Where did you get your figures from? Surprised to learn that there are only so few “locals” who can trace their lineage back to the Pioneer Generation ……
    Does joining the RCs also count? LOL!

    From your perspective, what percentage of the current population do you think can be considered “local”? We already have about 40-42% foreigners, workpass holders, transient workers, FDWs, etc… i.e. NON-local born persons. Then you take all the foreigners converted to New Citizens over past say 15-20 years, factoring in the deaths of the elders (likely pioneer/merdeka gen. hence “locals”) and what do you think you will get? 50%? 60%? 70%? 80%? Or like what I mentioned, about 30%?

    Joining RC to be considered “local” is just what the pap wants – to dilute the tru-Singaporeans. These contribute to what? Carrying the MPs’ balls? When war occurs, these will likely be the first to leave. Is that considered Commitment to be Singaporean?

    Just look at our previous table-tennis queen. Converted to SG, represented us in many world championships, win some medals for us …. yet still doesn’t talk like local and where is she now? Back in China. Achievements or tons of money doesn’t mean Commitment, hor.

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  • PAP mandate strong:

    Very simple. Just key in google search – China national soccer team players or winter olympics 2022 China ice hockey team players. You will see.

    Tech: Why not search volleyball, swimming, diving, badminton and table tennis? Frankly, I have seen the divisional football players in action, and I have no doubt that they can easilly have Sinkieland’s national team for breakfast.

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  • AhTanAh:

    Tan you are right, to a certain extend. Though the governent of the day ought to be feared, by ordaination, authority created and were given from”above” to man, there are certain conditions which are required to take place for the very purpose the seat of power(for the anointed/appointed) was created for.

    Romans 13:1-7 ​ Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers: for there is no power but of God; and the powers that be are ordained of God. Therefore he that resisteth the power, withstandeth the ordinance of God: and they that withstand shall receive to themselves judgment. For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. And wouldest thou have no fear of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise from the same: for he is a minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is a minister of God, an avenger for wrath to him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be in subjection, not only because of the wrath, but also for conscience’ sake. For for this cause ye pay tribute also; for they are ministers of God’s service, attending continually upon this very thing. Render to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

    When LKY said he rather be FEARED than loved, he was right, to a certain extend. If you look at the CCP government, it is the same isn’t it?
    But what the world, because of ignorance, pride and foolishness, didn’t know, as well as religion or Christianity, is that the process, and qualification by which “the man”(the Head or government) assume the role which expresses higher sovereignty(you call it the sovereignty/will of the nation) is on going and relentless.

    If nations bear not the required fruits, the inevitable follows. What you see before your eyes around you in the world, as well as in your nation, are the fruits of…..”unrest”(no peace).

    You look towards religion you will be as lost as the rest of the world. In fact, was CCP right to go after them while your government put a “gag order” to “protect or cover up for them”?

    Becareful of what you sow because it can grow up to be a….b****!

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  • China very good:

    This pappy is the strongest “perfect” supporter of China. He expects China to be the best in everything and that every person in China to be very happy in every way, free from life’s struggle.

    PAP mandate strong:
    Very simple. Just key in google search – China national soccer team players or winter olympics 2022 China ice hockey team players. You will see.

    Tech: Why not search volleyball, swimming, diving, badminton and table tennis? Frankly, I have seen the divisional football players in action, and I have no doubt that they can easilly have Sinkieland’s national team for breakfast.

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  • @China very good

    I agree with you. He must really ve eying China every day and wondering where Sinkieland went wrong every day. lol

    I may not agree with all of the policies that China has, but IMHO, it has out-perform Sinkieland in almost every aspect.

    And for an old man like me living on borrowed time, peace, stability and affordable food and boarding are all I can ask for.

    In fact, young graduates will stand a better chance in China than in Sinkieland, if I may add.

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  • PAP mandate strong:

    Nope i merely state the fact that this 1.4 billion population country also employ foreign players or athletes to contest in international sports competitions.

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  • Relax:

    Just wondering what’s the purpose of having all these international competitions? If winning the competitions supposed to be the country’s honor, then shouldn’t the players be the citizens rather than employed foreigners? Why should the country be so happy if the medals are won by foreigners?

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