The ideology of those who support the Singaporean economic model goes in parallel with the mammonist zeitgeist: that money, sluicing through giant casinos for rich foreigners and Marina Bay Sands, is the ultimate answer.
This is a bigger fight, against those who downplay our democratic endeavors and ideals in place of supposedly more solid and real economic priorities.
결론적으로 현대 대한민국이 고질적으로 앓고 있는 사회적, 정치적 진통은 “정체성 위기”가 아니라 서로 근본적으로 위배되는 가치관들을 깊히 고려하지 않고 어느 쪽도 포기 못하겠다며 억지로 껴안으려 떼를 쓴 결과다. 평등하고 자율적인 시민의식, 법치와 준법정신을 이해하지 못하면서 민주주의는 누리겠다니, 턱도 없는 억지가 아닐 수 없다
I sincerely wish to be your friend from a better version of Korea, which I firmly believe that it is becoming one. So I ask for more trust in this country, not all-too-common criticisms on the worse version of it.
Being a middle-class equates to being confident in yourself. What we need is confidence: a sensible confidence that I am who I am, and my children are no other’s but mine.