16 Mar '11, 1am

Catherine takes on MM Lee again

But it was about the Muslim community, not the Malay community. As a non-Malay Muslim, I’m quite fed up about how the issue has been hijacked. While his comments weren’t entirely accurate, there was some truth to it. Religion is always going to be separate and distinct. That’s why you push racial integration hard, because religious integration cannot happen the way a secular leader would want it to happen. Not unless practitioners of the religion are more lax. Now, I’m not talking about the eating together and all that. That was where he was not entirely correct. Most do no mind, although there are some who will not sit down and eat with people eating non-halal food. But on things like interfaith marriage, he is right, no? Other communities have practitioners who are more lax, allowing for inter-faith marriages with no conversions, or are willing to convert to another marr...

Full article: http://catherinelim.sg/2011/03/15/letter-to-st-mm-lees-ap...

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