25 Jul '12, 7am

From the Courtesy Campaign to Integration Woes...

My point is this. Over the decades, the very domineering PAP govt has put many demands on Singaporeans - be more courteous, do not spit and litter, don't chew gum, be bilingual, speak proper English not Singlish, flush toilet after use, You get this sensing that Singaporeans are perpetually not good enough for our leaders. Not courteous, don't speak proper English, not good at 2 languages, not graceful ...and so on. They were serious about fixing what they saw as deficiencies in Singaporeans. For example, many of my friends despite good grades for science and maths subjects couldn't get into university because they failed their GP (General Paper). Others had to struggle with 2nd language because they were not good at languages.,,,and some of these Singaporeans had to forgo tertiary education that they were able to attain if they didn't have the money to go overseas. Howeve...

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