Some of us have advantages in life. Some of us have disadvantages in life. However, if we all do the right things, the right things will have a higher chance of happening to us.

I received many encouraging emails as well as the not so encouraging ones in the wake of my many recent blog posts on the “Return our CPF” protest in Hong Lim Park.

To readers who wrote to me to ignore negative comments, I would generally say that I will still try to reach out to those on the other side of the fence because I believe that if it is a job worth doing, it is worth doing well. They are fellow Singaporeans too. Of course, whether I succeed in reaching out to them is something I don’t know.

I would like to share a thoughtful and well-written letter sent to me by a young reader…