21 Feb '12, 12am

Thanks Mr Tan for explaining the difference btw a general statement, a judgement & a personal attack. Hi^5

Many Singaporeans may not be aware of the differences between the three types of situations described below: 1. Making a general statement If I say, "Many Singaporeans have a negative mindset. They look at what is wrong, rather than what is right". This is a general statement, and is not targeted at any specific person. It does not imply that all Singaporeans behave in this manner; it recognized that some Singaporeans are different, i.e. have a positive mindset. 2. Making a judgment One makes a judgement when it is targeted at a specific person or a specific issue. I avoid making judgment, as I do not have the relevant facts and it would be presumptuous to make a judgment without being invited. If I am invited to make a judgment, I would like to talk to the relevant parties and hear them out, before arriving at a judgment. This is called "natural justice". 3. Making a pers...

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