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Where to find jobs? The corporations controlled technology and consumer preferences and formed alliances with their host governments to exploit the people and keep them down.

Singapore now wealthy. Mainly from the boost from multinational corporations. Later we learned that personal motivation and personal rewards were essential for a productive economy. However, because people are unequal in their ability, if performance and rewards are determined by the marketplace, there will be a few big winners, many medium winners, and a considerable number of losers.

I wanted a home owning society. I had seen the contrast between the blocks of low-cost rental apartments, badly misused and poorly maintained, and those of house proud owners. But it is difficult to live up to these good intentions unless the leaders are strong enough to deal with all transgressors, and without exceptions.

Lee continued to seek new ideas and expert opinion. They were to politically correct. Harvard was determinedly Liberal.

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No scholar was prepared to say or admit there was any inherent differences between races or cultures or religion. They were so bright I found it difficult to believe that they sincerely held these views they felt compelled to espouse. Another example.

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There is such a thing as evil, and men are not just evil because they are victims of society. International politics, economic decisions, financial developments, race riots, communist adversaries, etc. Considerable space on his visits and views on other countries; including Russia, China, America, Taiwan, etc.. Easy to read. Reader will need interest on political, economic, social issues. Adds insight to the modern world. I lived in Singapore for four years towards of the end of Lee Kuan Yew's tenure as Prime Minister and traveled there many times before and since.

What Mr. Lee created in Singapore is a masterpiece of political, economic and social engineering. It represents an important alternative from the inefficiencies and deficiencies of both a free wheeling democracy and autocratic rule. It is the most intelligently run government I have ever run across. No politician speaks more directly and with greater clarity than Lee Kuan Yew.

It remains highly relevant today. A really great book. Outstanding man, outstanding writing, outstanding story.

Though, like any person with their own opinions, I didn't agree with every one of Mr.

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Yew's views on life and the world we could all learn some valuable lessons in reality by reading this book and truly contemplating all he accomplished. Amazing and I hate that word. I've been gobbling up books for the last nine months like I own stock in Amazon and this has been my favorite thus far. Highly recommended. In our new world of rising hysteria l and intellectually void leadership in crucial countries, it is important to return to and read about the great statesmen who have made our world and times a better place.

And to learn from their thoughts and thinking. LKY's book is a fantastic series of snapshots and vignettes about the birth and formative years of a remarkable city state and his decision making process. An amazing time for an amazing man. Lee Kwan Yu, an Eastern Benevolent Autocrat that successfully made his country shine for economic and social development at the expense of democratic practices as understood in the west.

A long book, but great read even if it feels that the author is sometimes justifying to western audiences his autocratic practices for the benefit of economic and social development and success of his country. Yew had a vision and put it into place. With only three square miles Mr. Yew led his nation into the modern era by using education and giving it's citizens a sense of of themselves in knowing that freedom can be achieved through staying single minded in purpose.

How Mr. Yew handled the myriad is problems, especially the hateful communists, was just brilliant! Singapore from 3rd World to 1st.

It's a very engaging book. Lee Kuan Yew had a lot of wise sayings and he was so predictable. He had very good foresight and events indeed happened according to his words.

He meant what he said and was able to transform a tiny island into one of the world's busiest nation within a short spam of time. Very few political leaders would be able to achieve that.

LKY had made Singaporeans a product of Singapore.

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Lee Kuan Yew: Blackwill 4. One Man's View of the World 4. My Lifelong Challenge: Singapore's Bilingual Journey 4. Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew: Lee explains how he and his cabinet colleagues finished off the communist threat to the fledgling state's security and began the arduous process of nation building: In this illuminating account, Lee writes frankly about his trenchant approach to political opponents and his often unorthodox views on human rights, democracy, and inherited intelligence, aiming always " to be correct, not politically correct.

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