The Social Laboratory



By Shane Harris – “In Singapore, the threshold for surveillance is deemed relatively higher,” according to one RAHS (Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning) study, with the majority of citizens having accepted the “surveillance situation” as necessary for deterring terrorism and “self-radicalization.”

Singaporeans speak, often reverently, of the “social contract” between the people and their government. They have consciously chosen to surrender certain civil liberties and individual freedoms in exchange for fundamental guarantees: security, education, affordable housing, health care. more> http://tinyurl.com/pwu8ggb

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