30 Mar '15, 1pm

Nicole Seah: What lies ahead for S’pore? via @sharethis

Nicole Seah: What lies ahead for S’pore? via @sharethis

From standing in the rain with thousands of other Singaporeans just 24 hours ago, I’ve since flown back to Bangkok where I am currently based. I stayed up late last night catching up on the eulogies that I missed, reading transcripts and posts from other Singaporeans online. Today is the new start of the week. Life for everyone goes back to normal. When I took the Bangkok Skytrain this morning, it was the same faceless crowds I see every morning when I get off at the Siam intersection. It’s routine for me as much as it is for the average MRT commuter in City Hall. Yet I feel that something intangible in me, and many other Singaporeans, has shifted. # My family was by many accounts, middle class and average. I’ve never had intellectual debates at the dining table growing up. In fact, I never so much as developed a critical thinking mind until my later years in NUS, when I s...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2015/03/nicole-seah-what-lies-ahead-...

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