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    Lee Kuan Yew RIP :(

    Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew dead - World - DAWN.COM

    Arguably the greatest Asian figure of the 20th century departs. RIP

    What a legend
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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    Was he the guy who hated gum
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    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ly...5x9o1_1280.png

    Lee Kuan Yew, pictured with his family


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    RIP. What a man.

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    Lived in Singapore as an ex pat for 3 years growing up. I believe at the time he was still an adviser to the government.

    What an incredible mind. A visionary for sure.
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    I won't miss this autocrat.
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    The man who dragged Singapore into the first world. Rest in peace.
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    a great piece on LKY in the NYtimes

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/24/op...-kuan-yew.html

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    Poor man's Modi

    Nah, inspiration and envy of many. RIP.
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    YouTuber Amos Yee charged, bail set at S$20,000 - Channel NewsAsia

    What a dumb ****. While I abhor this kid's blatant disrespect and utter tactlessness, the general public's response has been pretty disturbing, with most wanting him to face much more severe consequences. Firstly, he's a kid and kids have the propensity to say the dumbest ****. Secondly, such a move ironically reinforces some of his statements or half-truths regarding the state of oppression in Singapore.

    I really hope that we as a society have matured past that era and can react to his 'misdemeanour' with a commensurate level of maturity. Ultimately, his injured reputation, which entails enduring repercussions, serves as a hefty enough punishment in itself.

    Our society isn't balanced on a knife's edge anymore as it was in the past and it really doesn't make any sense now to be so harsh with regards to sedition.
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    Singapore isn't in a hurry to embrace democracy. To be fair it doesn't seem like they are really in need of it.

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    On Tuesday, Mr Yee appeared in court to be charged on three counts: "deliberate intention of wounding the religious or racial feelings of any person", distributing obscene material and harassment.

    He faces a fine and up to three years in jail if convicted.

    Amos Yee: Singapore charges teen over anti-Lee Kuan Yew rant - BBC News
    Kind of ridiculous and ironic considering Lee's infamous "White trash of Asia" comment. I thought the video was thoroughly enjoyable and nothing less than any dead politician deserves.
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    Didn't that comment help Australia leaders reform their policies eventually?



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