Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Worrisome trend which needs to be reversed

The trend that more and more Malaysians are buying and/or enjoying to read gossipy and sensational tabloids is indeed very worrisome, as it is an indication that our society is on intellectual decline. What are the causes of it ? How to stop and reverse it ? There is a real need to address the problem honestly and openly although we may be accused of 'elitism', 'paternalism' or 'self-righteousness' by angry ultra-liberals. Parents and teachers should pay particular attention to this unhealthy trend which could adversely affect the process of character-formation of their children and intellectual development of youths of the nation.

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