02 May '11, 11pm

Yep, if anyone don't see yourself being concerned about politics in Singapore in the future, don't vote.

Yep, if anyone don't see yourself being concerned about politics in Singapore in the future, don't vote.

I would like to highlight one of the biggest mind traps, for the lack of a better phrase, the PAP has laid on us over the years of prolonged exposure to the system, media, education and by people resonating similar views around us. This mind trap is that, logical and objective thinking coupled with its complementary brother pragmatism, is the one and only approach to good governance, amongst other things. Issues such as the rising costs of living, stagnant wages, overpopulation, aging population have been around since the last GE. Presumably, the PAP understands these to be complex issues but by casting these issues as “solvable” problems which by definition can be overcome by mere brainpower and by claiming monopoly over the supply of technocrats (and dressing up those incompetent yes men as people of the highest calibre and of outstanding track record), it is easy to see...

Full article: http://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/4162/

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