Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Why not all those who have been educated in first-world or world-class universities in the West are necessarily enlightened, progressive, cosmopolitan and of good character? UK-trained sociologist and former Opposition MP, Dr. Kua Kia Soong observes and explains ... subscribe to malaysiakini and read in full the following interview:

Remedies for race-based politics

Earlier in November 2004, I also explored with Dr. Kua the complex relationships among language, cultural identity as well as cross-cultural dialogue and understanding in the age of globalisation:

Being multi-lingual in Malaysia (Part 1)

Being multi-lingual in Malaysia (Part 2)


Blogger James Wong Wing-On said...

Yes, Mary Tan, the message in this entry on the unfortunate dichotomy between technical and moral education is, I believe, good for the reflection and introspection of Uncles who always mencanang-canangkan superiroty of Oxbridge education like YB Lim Kit Siang.

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