It is important to collapse the construction with each other in mind. While different communities may be unfairly placed in different positions or different lights in society, it is important to remember that a construction is levied upon every one of us. We’re all levied out a comparison to another person of the same race’s past … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | CELEBRATION
words in BOLD are Shikin’s voice. CARPE: We’re coming to the end of our campaign. Shikin – please share with us some ‘across the bench’ thoughts on diversity – what rules and ideas could be upheld, applicable to every part of society and racial community – that helps us strive towards a racially harmonious society? … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACROSS THE BENCH
School. That’s a place where young people from different racial backgrounds congregate together. We study a wide range of subjects together, take exams together, try not to fall asleep in class – together. And there’s something magical about that. A tight-knit community culture is something characteristic of Singapore. Because we’re a small country, we put in … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | TAKING ACTION
We’ve come to the middle of our campaign. The question is, is #CollapseofConstruction simply a campaign brought in to highlight the need to break negative constructions, that prevent us from celebrating each other’s diversity? The answer is no. Collapse of Construction is not just a campaign, but functions also as shelf for catharsis; for our … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | THE TRUTH ABOUT IT
As Bella put wonderfully, when there is diversity, we need to learn to go beyond tolerance and move towards wholeheartedly accepting the differences between us. As youth, we are in the position to reshape the culture of acceptance in our current Singaporean society. The idea of tolerance plays a part in helping us progress forwards for … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACCEPTANCE & ACCELERATION
TO COLLAPSE THE CONSTRUCTION: THE INGREDIENT OF UNDERSTANDING
The main takeaway from our conversation with Soravee was that UNDERSTANDING practised by both parties in the interaction is VITAL to creating a comfortable environment for strong relationships between people of different races.