7 Day History
I’m going to start a WhatsApp Bookclub for Introverts. It’s a book club but we meet on WhatsApp once every 2 weeks to discuss the book. And once a month, if we really want to, we can meet for lunch.
It was very convenient to teach economics like a mathematical science instead of a multidisciplinary subject. And now that economic institutions are under pressure, there are arguments using economic history and philosophy which are not taught in many undergraduate programmes.
I love this clip because Tharman Shanmugaratnam makes it very clear that Singapore’s economic success is as a result of a POLITICAL decision. He doesn’t mince his words.

Every time I’ve learnt about Singapore’s economic success, it’s politics was understated.
Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister/Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam explaining how Singapore’s forced societal racial integration fueled its economic success.

"The most intrusive social policy in Singapore has turned out to be the most important" pic.twitter.com/U4TRtxASJR
Teach your children, your town planners, your doctors, your lawyers, your farmers, developers, teach everyone about societies and your society so everyone knows why things are as they are and younger generations can make new mistakes.
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