Their children who will go to Western schools will suddenly find that they now have independence of thought, freedom of expression and self confidence, which they were denied in
And now the multiplier effect kicks in. From the West, they tell their friends in
And as even more leave
And the expedient of settling abroad has become easier and easier. Today any overseas student who has studied in a college in Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, Germany or almost any other European country is encouraged to permanently settle there as these host countries benefit greatly by these educated skilled migrants.
In fact in the
We all know why the Lee Ruling Family denies freedom to their people; because if they had freedom, the Family’s grip on power may loosen. So for their selfish interests, and out of fear of the consequences of being overthrown, they rather enslave their population.
The problem with the Lee Ruling Family in
Ang Saw Ean and every other judge in
And for every one of the above questions in a Western country you get positive answers. For instance the courts are indeed free, the press is indeed free, you do have a right to criticize, the Ministers are not above the law and you walk with your head up as a self respecting citizen with unlimited opportunities.
So faced between living in fear of Lee Kuan Yew strutting around his tiny island like a prize rooster and bullying anyone he pleases, and living as a self respecting human being capable of success regardless of your political opinion, which would you choose? Of course you would choose the West. There are of course ignorant dummies and others who have no self respect or self confidence who rather live like a slave in Lee's Singapore but anyone else with any ability would show his back to the island at the first opportunity.
So as the best in Singapore leave the island, other silly ignorant fools from Communist China would be brought in and they too when the time comes would pack up and leave as well.
Very simply, Lee Kuan Yew cannot expect anyone to love
If Lee wants to retain his people he would have no choice but to put up barriers and stop anyone leaving as they do in
If Lee Kuan Yew is actually thinking he would be wise to set up barriers against foreign travel. But of course if he does that, it would only increase the numbers leaving.
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