Hero Worship

LEE WEI LING: THE MAIN SUPRESSION OCCURRED AFTER LKY DIED

"The main suppression was after LKY died. The intent of the suppression seemed to be not allowing me to remind readers of my parents' wish to eventually hv Oxley demolished; another important intent seemed to not let Singaporeans become aware that the powers that be want to keep the light of LKY continue to shine brightly on those who hope to be promoted by this association."

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DR LEE WEI LING: MY FATHER LKY WOULD CRINGE AT THE EXCESSIVE HERO WORSHIP

Lee Kuan Yew would have cringed at the hero worship just one year after his death. Any veneration could have the opposite effect and lead future generations of Singaporeans to think that my father's actions were motivated by his desire for fame, or creation of a dynasty. He strove hard and determinedly in life to advance Singapore, and not for his place in history, or leaving a great legacy. He is a rare politician and leader, who did what he had to do with no thought to any gain for himself.

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