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COMMENT | Goal of Malaysian education is to divide us

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”

- Robert Frost

COMMENT | Setiawangsa MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said, “Ultimately, education is the great equaliser… If education is discriminatory in gender or race, then you are killing off the power of education to equalise society”.

See this is the problem right here. How can anyone talk about improving the education system in a country where the rights and special privileges of one race trump anything else?

If the state is worried about how the school system is becoming mono-ethnic, then perhaps this has to do with the birth rate of the majority race here in Malaysia and how the state and religious bureaucracy discourages family planning because demographic is destiny, right?

But really, how exactly are young people going to forget their differences and forge any kind of "Malaysian" identity when they are constantly reminded that they are either the masters of this land (and their position is under siege) or they are pendatang?

How exactly is an education ministry...

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