Saturday, September 01, 2007

Happy shopping!

An interesting anecdote in "Dare to change: An alternative vision for Singapore" by Chee Soon Juan.
I discuss what I have learned of Singaporean values with a local journalist. "What is the 'national interest'?" I ask.

"Peace, happiness, you know. That sort of thing."

"How do you find it?"

"Shopping," she reveals, lighting another Winston. "I like shopping."


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