But Lee Kuan Yew, dead at 91will be remembered for lifting millions out of poverty — even if that meant micromanaging their lives.
Most autocrats drive their nations into the ground. Lee did the opposite.
Lee turned a chaotic and malaria-ridden harbor in Southeast Asia into a gleaming city state where the per capita GDP exceeds that in the US. He accomplished this through his ature style of authoritarianism lite.
His government is notorious for banning chewing gum — one of many rules deed to keep Singapore from becoming like Beijing, where spitting and littering is rampant. Singapore is an anomaly.
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But in return for prosperity, its citizens have had to submit to a government that, despite occasional elections, functions as one-party state with little tolerance of dissent. They say people can think for themselves?
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We would disintegrate. But have you got a civilized life to lead? People want economic development first and foremost.
The leaders may talk something. You take a poll of any people.
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What is it they want? The right to write an editorial as you like?
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They want homes, medicine, jobs, schools. I think a leader who is, is a weak leader.
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Between being loved and being feared, I have always believed Machiavelli was right. If you think you can hurt me more than I can hurt you, try.
There is no other way you can govern a Chinese society. We decide what is right. Never mind what the people think.
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And if you asked me for my observations, the other communities have easier integration — friends, inter-marriages and so on — than Muslims I would say, today, we can integrate all religions and races except Islam. But we cannot allow them to assume a role in Singapore that the American media play in America. Housewives wanting sex in brisbane
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