Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s House

by Patrick Liew on April 20, 2015

I like to propose that we demolish Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s house and construct a replica of it to be placed in a Founders’ Memorial Museum.

It will be in line with the spirit and letter of Mr Lee’s will. His original house will be demolished to comply with his wishes.

The old house will never be abused and stand in the way of progress.

The replica on the other hand can contribute to moving the country forward. It can be used to provide a visual image of a very important part of our history.

The replica will be a constant reminder of the blood, sweat, and tears that have been sacrificed to build our nation.

By doing that, it can enhance our passion for our nation. We can be more committed to build on the past and develop a brighter future.

The replica will be a visual lesson for preserving and passing on Mr Lee’s ideals, values, and aspirations.

There are many values that can be learned from the life of our founding father. Values such as love for the country and family,  lifelong learning, discipline, thriftiness, health, and grit are values that are needed to make Singaporeans a better people.

Alternatively, we can have the house digitized and turned into a virtual reality. Viewers can have a “walk through” and learn lessons to make it a purposeful “trip.” Again, it’ll not contravene spirit and letter of Mr Lee’s will.

Before we embark on any or both of the projects, we should consult with the Lee family to ensure that they are supportive of the idea. We hope that they will help to contribute to the narrative about Mr Lee’s house, family, and lifestyle.

In doing so, it will inspire our people to live by Mr Lee’s ideals, pass on his values, and fulfill his aspirations for Singapore.

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Remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew

by Patrick Liew on April 15, 2015

I like to propose that we initiate a global event in the name of Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

We can take a leaf from Davos, a small municipality that has been well positioned on the world map because of the Global Economic Forum. We can also create a similar event to attract positive benefits to Singapore.

We can leverage on our unique strengths to champion pro-nation building, society and environmental causes in the areas of education, urban living, and corporate social responsibility. We can also target green causes such as the development of garden cities and clean waterways.

The event can strengthen out reputation as a global hub in the new economy through the innovation of cause-related knowledge, initiatives, and campaigns.

It can strengthen our reputation as a responsible member of the global community, one that is committed to promoting thought leadership and enhancing positive contributions and outcomes on a global scale.

When we position ourselves as a hub for supporting worthwhile causes, it can help local enterprises build bridges to the global business community.

It can also help persuade corporate customers and individual consumers to be more inclined to do business with us.

Such an event can pioneer new models in the tourism industry. We can also attract more and a better quality of tourists to our shores and help create a value-added ecology of support and services.

In addition, it will improve our relationship with governmental agencies, NGOs and enterprises. It will help us in developing our economy and building goodwill for the future.

I’m confident that this project will uphold the ideals that are close to the heart of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. It will be a good way to remember him, unite the country, and pass on positive values to future generations.

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Amos Yee

March 31, 2015

Amos Yee created a video to insult Mr Lee Kuan Yew, our founding father. It contained words that were uncalled for, including religious terms and obscene words. He couldn’t have picked a worst time to do it, especially during our nation’s mourning period. Quite clearly, he must be hoping that it would go viral. It […]

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The end of the beginning

March 31, 2015

The heavy curtain has fallen A veil of darkness clouds our nation The candle flame gone Giving light to another creation Music ended New players took their place Symphony prepared Raising crescendos for the human race The baton has been passed Giving rise to a new day What our founding fathers have built In gratitude […]

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Message For The “Tribute To Mr Lee Kuan Yew” @ Shine Auditorium, 26 March 2015

March 28, 2015

This week, my spirit has been crushed. My heart sunk to a deep and dark abyss. Our Founding Father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew is no longer with us. He’s gone forever. We will not hear his words anymore. We will not see him again. We grieve for the loss. We miss him. I’m at a […]

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Salute To Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

March 28, 2015

An entire country – nay – the whole world Will long remember that day in March when The news struck:​​​​​ “Mr. Lee Kuan Yew has passed on.”   Gone.   For two generations, a stalwart fixture In a grateful, successful nation Now here we are — grieving, unbelieving. For our strong-willed, clean-hearted, leader Who sowed courage and grit To harvest honour for a whole nation, Mining greatness out of […]

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A Tribute To Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

March 28, 2015

I stand all amazed At the life he lived for me I tremble in awe At the way he cared for me My leader, my advocate My champion, my hero His bequest – our nation To live and die for, to the end. His monument stands, mighty and proud! A tiny red dot Revered in […]

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My Whatsapp Message to our Team of Volunteers who are Organising the Tribute for You.

March 28, 2015

Hi Gang, “At the end of the day, what have I got? A successful Singapore. What have I given up? My life.” – Mr Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015) Thank you once again from the bottom of my heart for all that you have sacrificed and achieved for the Tribute. Words cannot express my appreciation for […]

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Reflection On His Achievement

March 23, 2015

Long ago, he voluntarily gave up political and positional power to implement a succession plan.  He made it possible for not just one but two generations of leaders to succeed him and take the country to a higher level.  During the process, he was always around to monitor the progress and intervene when necessary.  He […]

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Tribute To A Giant

March 23, 2015

He went into the gladiator’s arena to fight not for his life but for his country.  His enemies were stronger then and had support coming from different countries.  There were dark forces lurking behind shadows, manipulating impressionable minds and agitating people at their worst instincts.  The battle had no rules. Nobody expect a fair fight.  […]

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