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From George Yeo

Post by earthfriendly » Sat, 23 May 2015 10:49 am

An interesting article.

"Working with young Singaporeans changed me. I learn much from them and many in turn feel responsible for me. "


http://www.straitstimes.com/news/opinio ... tor=CS1-10

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Post by JR8 » Sat, 23 May 2015 11:09 am

[Probably wiser I say nothing]
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Post by earthfriendly » Sat, 23 May 2015 11:58 am

Really? A fall out with the ruling party? I am not much in touch with politics. I just happen to come across this article.

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Post by JR8 » Sat, 23 May 2015 12:10 pm

[Probably wiser I say nothing]


Sorry, too much of a sensitive topic to discuss in a public forum.
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Post by earthfriendly » Wed, 27 May 2015 1:06 am

He mentioned about Taoism. Just saw this. I mean we can all live a life that is alive and enjoy each experience as it arises. Labelling, pre-judgements, those kind of things ...... just seem life-deadening.


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so do not define.
Do not say what is good and what is bad.”

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 27 May 2015 1:34 am

And that is why he is under house arrest.
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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 27 May 2015 10:27 am

JR8 wrote:And that is why he is under house arrest.
Since when ? I know A ruling party future leader meets him quite frequently.

And he is taken care of (if you are referring to the gentleman, who I think you are referring to).

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 27 May 2015 12:50 pm

I'm outta here... I trust you understand.
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Post by Addadude » Wed, 27 May 2015 1:37 pm

JR8 wrote:I'm outta here... I trust you understand.
:???: I'm afraid I don't. The Mods don't seem overly anxious so I'm not sure why you should be.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 May 2015 1:45 pm

I have no idea what the second link was to as it's broken but the first link is a good enough read, that I'll probably buy the book. I reckon we'd really have to get rambunctious on here, considering I'm still around after my FB tirades. I reckon as long as I'm speaking truth, I've got nothing to worry about. ;-)

However, I think I understand JR8's possible concern which may or may not have anything at all to do with this forum.
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Post by Addadude » Wed, 27 May 2015 1:48 pm

Wait a moment... somebody he knows is under house arrest... I got it! JR8 is Amos Yee's Godfather!
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Post by JR8 » Wed, 27 May 2015 2:23 pm

There are certain people here who are deemed to be 'persona non grata'. An example might be Dr. Chee. Having a known association with him is probably not a plus to living and getting on here.

You can be sure this forum (and the others) is monitored by the state. Hence, like most SGns, I am happy to have no opinion on matters that do not concern me.
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Re: From George Yeo

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 May 2015 4:01 pm

OHhhhhhh The paranoia is strong in this one! :lol:
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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 27 May 2015 5:12 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:OHhhhhhh The paranoia is strong in this one! :lol:
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Re: From George Yeo

Post by ecureilx » Wed, 27 May 2015 9:51 pm

Addadude wrote:...JR8 is ..
That subject matter is really taboo, unless you want your name to be on his blog ... :D

I now understand JR8's worries - Did JR8 do wee bit of counseling for the subject ?? :-k

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