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NETIZENS WENT TOO FAR IN SHAMING ABUSIVE TOA PAYOH COUPLE?

In fact, Ms Tay's account seems to be that of a typical burnt-out caregiver, with pent-up frustration simmering within. We should use this unfortunate incident as an opportunity for introspection. All of us are stressed and imperfect. It is far easier to blame someone else than to look within ourselves for similar flaws. We make certain people scapegoats and impulsively harass or taunt them. It is worse if these actions are premeditated or calculated. Citizen justice through the Internet has its strengths in revealing what would otherwise be hidden abuses. But its negative side is the mob hysteria that could result in more suffering.

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