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PARACHUTING GENERALS INTO POLITICS PUTS S’PORE AT RISK OF GROUPTHINK?

One day, he's the Chief of Defence Force. A few days later, he's the PAP candidate for Pasir Ris - Punggol GRC. It's come to a point where, in my eyes, it's unconscionable to keep parachuting Generals from the SAF into high political office. Groupthink in Cabinet is not something we can afford to risk our nation's future with anymore.

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8 Clear Signs that the PAP is becoming a Groupthink

Groupthink occurs when groups are highly cohesive and when they are under considerable pressure to make a quality decision. Members are less motivated to realistically appraise the alternative courses of action available to them. These group pressures lead to carelessness and irrational thinking since groups experiencing groupthink fail to consider all alternatives and seek to maintain unanimity. Decisions shaped by groupthink have low probability of achieving successful outcomes. Thus, Singapore will sink further with the incumbent in power unless a radical change happens within PAP itself.

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