COMMENT | My earlier article on this topic, The cost we pay for our klepto-economics, acquired nearly common constructive evaluations from the Malaysiakini neighborhood and past, together with abroad. Typically, there was a dismal sense of deja-vu, citing the well-entrenched klepto-economics, insidiously 60 over years within the making. That is the problem I’ll tackle right here; all is just not misplaced.
However earlier than that, let me reply to some typically raised feedback by readers. I’m sharing my ideas to not affect anybody, however extra for self-reflection. However anybody is at liberty to share, translate or goal any neighborhood, hopefully with due credit.
I’ve no affiliation with any political social gathering, establishments or people. Freedom of affiliation and desires is the idea for freedom of ideas. I’m only a commoner addressing fellow commoners, who’re pissed off with the present state of affairs and hoping for a greater Malaysia.
Accordingly, I don’t must be an professional to jot down on any topic, simply counting on frequent sense, logic and rational pondering with none baggage. I write completely for Malaysiakini for the one and solely motive they publish my articles as it’s.
Readers have been artistic with off-shoots of the time period I used, like klepto-maniacs and naturally, klepto-crats. Nevertheless, I strictly wish to maintain to a scientific discourse of my klepto-economics speculation, with none name-calling or reference to anybody.
Definitely, the governing class and the highly effective will entice our consideration given that each choice they make have an effect on our every day lives. Essentially, I’ve to depend on a pattern of actual incidents and circumstances, and no malice is meant.
The fantastic thing about klepto-economics is that nobody acknowledges it applies to them. Each motion is justified for the noble reason for nation, race and faith…