I read with great amusement a FB share by a person known as Mark Lin who wrote a brilliantly original take on inequality. You can find it here.

While I am of the opposite camp from Mark Lin, I must congratulate on his approach of describing the kind of inequality we have in Singapore. He describes it as basically playing a kind of Monopoly game where the winner of the previous game gets to start with two pieces of property that he can collect rental from.

The effect of reading this FB update immediately gave me a motivation to make sure that my kids get a piece of property each after I die, otherwise I don’t think Monopoly best describes the game we play in Singapore society

The truth is anyone can use a game to analogise inequality. What if inequality means that the chess champion in the tournament last …