23 Jan '11, 11pm

Lee Kuan Yew's (non-) legacy - (via @tocsg)

Lee Kuan Yew's (non-) legacy - (via @tocsg)

What then, to make of the 90% who would vote for a non-Chinese PM? If we dispense with LKY’s cynicism and take these results at face value, then it simply means that the citizens of Singapore are actually able to rise above the very kind of racialised society that LKY would want them to form. It means that we are not here to assuage his ego and to prolong his vendettas. His noxious ideas will hopefully die along with him. He might have succeeded in imposing some personal idiosyncratic beliefs (in eugenics, in environmental determinism, in the essentialising of race) as disastrous public policies, but no amount of social engineering can turn Singaporeans into the digits, automatons, gene pools or farm animals that LKY is so fond of comparing Singaporeans to. We are living, thinking, human beings, and what better way to assert our common humanity than to completely reject th...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/01/lee-kuan-yews-non-leg...

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