Saturday, February 27, 2010

Comparing strategies

As Israel has been very successful on the Security front, Singapore achievement has been in Evonomics. Israel approach to security is looking tired, producing mixed results. In a less obvious and visible way Singapore is enduring the same economically.

My point of reference is the assasination of the Hamad leader in Dubai.

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Singapore and Malaysia versus Canada and the USA

Why can't Singapore and Malaysia get along like the way the Americans and Canadians are able to? Don't we also share a common history? Look at how the Americans portrays their neighbors in Canada.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Consequences of the short term

Human nature hasn't changed. What has changed is that we have become more short termed. It was always the long termed that kept is virtuous. Without its restrain all sorts of shenanigans appear. No amount of regulation is sufficient until we take a longer term view. We must believe that those who have taken shortcuts will be met with dire consequences. Look at the purgatory Toyota is on today.

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Saturday, February 20, 2010