The Star Online, 25 Jan 2014
A growing number of youths, once renowned for being apathetic, are opening up to claim their role in society.
By doing so, they are erasing some of Lee Kuan Yew’s Asian values, including his strongly held national consensus.
Also under siege is the idea of a social compact which defined obligations between citizens and government as well as Confucianism that preached unquestioned loyalty to seniors.
Lee’s advocacy of consensus, instead of confrontation and political contests, had helped keep the country under his party’s rule.
In thought and action, today’s generation appears to be rewriting some of these teachings. Full story