06 Aug '11, 9pm

'A very difficult transition' if PAP falls from power: DPM Teo | Fear mongering AGAIN. IT DOESN'T WORK.

SINGAPORE -While social media is "very powerful in amplifying voices of people who are most articulate" in using this medium, it can also be a drawback, noted Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean. "One negativity I personally don't like in social media is anonymity because it allows you to make statements without responsibilities. And I don't think we can have a responsible discussion if one is not asked to be responsible for what he says," Mr Teo said at a dialogue, Singaporeans in Conversation, with 250 students yesterday. "That results in a discussion which quite often becomes skewed and unproductive." In a poll conducted during the session, 65 per cent of the participants said they felt they had a voice in shaping policies. Mr Teo said they did not have to be in party politics to make a difference. "You can express your values and what's important to you by doing someth...

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