Being a stranger in your own country

I have been warned by well wishers & net-citizens that the Singapore government does not take kindly to its people migrating. My family and I may be ostracized and may even not be allowed to return to Singapore if we decide to migrate. People who have migrated are sometime called "traitor", "quitter" etc. I find this view difficult to believe or accept. While the government is not known for its compassion and sacrificial love for its people, it has certainly not gone to the extend of victimizing its people. While the government may be overly pragmatic, it is certainly not malicious in its dealing with the people. To me, the decision to migrate is like a son having grown up, decided to move out of the family to explore his own dream and a lifestyle that best suit him. It is not an issue of who is right or who is wrong. The child is not a traitor nor a quitter in the family....

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