Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Amos Yee Case Exposes Singapore’s Forced Harmony, Sacrificial Freedoms

By Brian Pellot

SINGAPORE---On Tuesday, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong unveiled plans for a new  Harmony in Diversity Museum aimed at promoting religious tolerance. The very same day, a Singapore court found 16-year-old blogger Amos Yee guilty of insulting religious feelings on YouTube. The air-conditioned nation* has long justified sacrificing diversity of thought and opinion in order to maintain “social harmony” — by which of course it means control. [link]