21 Jan '11, 4pm

Not the best qn to ask on a lazy Saturday morning,but here goes:Will you die for your fellow S'poreans?Take our poll.

Mr Lee said Singapore was still a nation in the making, an aspiration and not a reality. -- ST PHOTO THIS was the challenge Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew threw to Singaporeans on Friday at the launch of Hard Truths, a new book about his beliefs. Mr Lee said Singapore was still a nation in the making, an aspiration and not a reality. Citing China as an example of a bona fide nation, MM Lee said that China can be 'ravaged, demolished', but the people would invariably come together again to rebuild it. If the same thing happened to Singapore, it may simply fall apart. 'Do not believe we have got there,' he said. 'Will we make it? Am I certain we'll get there? No, I cannot say that. Something can go wrong somewhere, and we'll fall apart.' The 458-page book, Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going, is based on 16 interviews he gave to Straits Times journalists. Published by Straits ...

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