A fellow tutor-blogger recently wrote one of the loveliest and funniest sentences I have seen recently, a sentence that possesses such an impact because it is simple and true: If you are a Singaporean GP student and you don’t know what GRC stands for, you are ignorant about your own country, you’re in a hole […]
A clarification: the PAP-led government didn’t buy the 50 Steinway-designed Lang Lang pianos.
In my previous post, I complained bitterly about what I saw as a S$1,300,000 waste of money. Apparently some of my readers misconstrued what I was saying and thought that I was blaming the PAP-led government for this S$1.3m waste of money. This is simply a misreading of my text. Perhaps it’s because people have the (erroneous) perception that […]
Blogging in a climate of fear: a response to PM Lee’s defamation suit(s)
I believe that leaders set the tone for the organizations they lead. In any school, if the leadership sets a domineering and controlling tone, its students are more likely to attempt to be domineering and controlling in their interactions with one another (see Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of […]