Eugene Tan – How should we honour our pioneers properly: SMU’s law professor Eugene Tan had an article in the ...

SMU’s law professor Eugene Tan had an article in the Today paper on 29 Mar on the above topic. Here is the gist of what he said and I quote, ‘Let us ensure that the legacy of our pioneers lives on, not only to inspire us but to also provide us with new pathways to critically understand and interpret our nations, our challenges and our evolving destiny. This self knowledge is our collective intelligence that provides valuable guidance as we navigate uncharted waters. Our nation’s life story is about our greats and pioneers, who steadfastly believed in our right to be a sovereign nation state, and who … build this little red dot to what it is today. It is to our collective peril if this life giving belief is not nurtured and sustained.’ This is the crux of our story, the reason why our pioneers built this island into a nation state. The big question, build this nation state ...

Full article: http://mysingaporenews.blogspot.com/2016/03/eugene-tan-ho...

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