The train I am talking about is this magic word or magic cure called training.
solve all its problems with training. We can even teach old dogs new trick by
training them to be professors but to work as cleaners. What we need to do is
to train. Never mind what kind of training, never mind if the training is
relevant or irrelevant, never mind if the cost of training is too prohibitive
for the little rewards, and never mind if the cost fee is too little for a
course that is meaningless. Just send the people for training. Singapore
Training is now an obsession in this silly little piece of rock when inside the head is replaced by a piece of stone. Ok, let me be more generous, inside the head is a piece of computer chip that will respond to the input, GIGO. All it needs is for someone to mention the word training and training becomes a magical word, a magical cure for everything, better than Tongkat Ali. Maybe that is the reason why they are sending the grandpas and grandmas for training. $500 can buy a lot of Tongkat Ali, I am told.
We have a nation of trainees, from foetus to babies, to pre schools, kindergartens, primary school, all the way to universities, even to train retirees in their golden years. Now more professional academies are sprouting out to train professionals as if the universities did not do their jobs or the professionals are incapable of doing what they are doing, or obsolete. How much more training and training money must be spent before we maxed out in this training craze to know that no amount of training can cure stupidity?
Did anyone ask the foreigners, so called talents, how much training did they received in their entire lives, and why are they better trained than Singaporeans and better equipped with better skill sets to replace all the over trained Singaporeans?
Would there be a case when an over trained Singaporeans was replaced by an untrained, half trained or never trained foreigners with a fake degree? The big question, why are the half trained, poorly trained or untrained foreigners swarming all over the island replacing the over trained Singaporeans and the government’s only solution is to send the replaced and so called no skill set or obsolete Singaporeans, despite all their experience in what they were doing, for more training?
I am still very puzzled by this riddle. A nation of highly educated people, all found unsuitable for simple jobs, not highly technical and specialist jobs mind you, and being replaced by people from the third world who could not do anything good in their home countries, who could not find jobs in their own countries?
How silly can this state of affairs be? Yes, the once highly skilled, hard working and proud Singaporeans that built a modern city state good enough to be the envy of the first world, are now being replaced by the unknown herds from the third world countries. It is simply unbelievable! And the govt thinks the only solution to help these silly over trained Singaporeans is more training?
And of course there is the special elite core that does not need any training and can become experts overnight in any field, any industry and being paid millions, through political appointments to be CEOs or Chairmen, advisors and what not all over the island. This group does not need any training at all, the proverbial knows all or smart alecs.
But this funny state of development, whereby people get more stupid or useless the more education and training they received, has no exception. This may be what the believers of gods and fairy tales will say, it is heaven’s will or 天意。We are seeing the beginning or the end of this once proud and hardworking people. They are destined to be taken over and ruled by third world so called talents that they believed are better than them, people who can’t save their countries, unable to find jobs in their countries, unable to build their countries.
Is this a joke? How could this happen? I dunno what to say. Go train some more to become taxi drivers and security guards, to be trained to go to third world countries to compete with them in their home ground since they are useless in their first world country called Singapore.
Now, whose brilliant idea is it to train first world useless but highly educated people to work in the third world for small change? And these foreign talents are invited to live in the heartland to integrate with the heartlanders to improve the stock.
Dunno want to laugh or want to cry.
PS. Daft sinkies are on a perpetual training mode. Dunno training for what and how much training is enough. Actually the daft is at the top. The Singaporeans are made daft by the real daft at the top.