30 Apr '14, 7pm

GREAT SINGAPORE DEBATE: AN ADVOCATE IS AS USEFUL AS AN AVOCADO @The_Arts_House Sun 18 May 14 4pm

GREAT SINGAPORE DEBATE: AN ADVOCATE IS AS USEFUL AS AN AVOCADO @The_Arts_House Sun 18 May 14 4pm

Presented by Singapore Advocacy Awards An avocado is packed with nutrients, helps lower cholesterol levels, and is enjoyed by rich and poor alike. An advocate speaks up against social injustices, tries to bring about change, and is viewed with suspicion by many. Which is more useful? Is it better to have an avocado in your belly or an advocate with fire in his or her belly? Which does Singapore need more? Some of Singapore’s most opinionated and entertaining personalities will debate this very important topic. Come listen to the cut and thrust of their arguments, to their rapier sharp observations and thought-provoking postulations. All proceeds will go to the Singapore Advocacy Awards, which aims to recognise, affirm and celebrate civil society organisations and individuals in Singapore. DEBATERS AND MODERATOR Adrian Tan - lawyer and author of The Teenage Textbook and The...

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