How would you react to an opt-out situation, created by someone unrelated to you?
Singapore's productivity woes is chronic. The "people on the ground" claimed that we are already overworked. I think it's just an excuse by the workers to stay in their comfort zone. Why are they so resistant to increasing productivity, then?
An undergrad broke her silence and spilled the beans on what she and her family think of people who worked as police, firefighters and soldiers. Basically those who worked hard to make sure idiots like her live on to discriminate them.
If anything, the accomplished HK artistes' experience serve to remind us that the current, bumpy start we face early in our careers or any ventures we set out to do is just a phase of mastering essential skills to be an expert in the field.