PAP wants Singaporeans to continue to be daft

Any sailor can tell you that it is still possible to sail a sailboat even without a rudder. Of course the rudder is the principle item in the boat to move it in the way you want and if it is damaged or lost, it is almost impossible to move the boat in the direction you want, but not quite. Directional change is still possible but just barely, by moving your weight either to windward or leeward, or either sheeting in the mainsail or easing it. Steve Colgate on Sailing is the definitive book on this. Generally the principle on rudderless sailing is, sheet in the mainsail and the bow moves to windward, ease the sail and the bow moves to leeward. Move your weight to windward and the bow moves to leeward and vice versa. Real sailors consider Colgate the Bible on sailing. Which brings me to what Singapore is becoming or has already become. On the one hand, you have a powerful go...

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