18 May '18, 11am

NMP Kuik Shiao-yin calls on govt to welcome dissenting voices for a more inclusive S’pore https://t.co/d5qSczfvzM

“My own sense of the ground — I could be wrong and you may disagree with me — is that there are more people who have dissenting views about what’s going on in our country than government-commissioned opinion polls reveal. This is partly because many people in this segment are unlikely to answer such polls in the first place. They don’t like registering their dissent openly — be it on survey, on social media or any form of record. The reasons why people keep their dissent to themselves vary: some honestly assume that their opinion is unimportant or unqualified; some like getting along and fear that their honesty will invite an open rebuke or a cold shoulder from establishment; others say it is self-preservation based on their past experiences. Whatever it is, their quiet dissent is real and such withholding of views may give leadership the wrong impression that all is quiet...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/05/kuik-shiao-yin-dissenting-v...

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