September 16, 2005
A jail term or fine or both is not going to help rid people of their racism. The two local bloggers, who'll be back in court on 21 Sept, may still hold onto their alleged racist views, but in private, even if they're punished by the courts.
Send them to stay with a Malay/Muslim family for a month. In fact, a timing should not be given 'cos they can look forward to the time it ends. Most importantly, such an opportunity will increase their understanding of other races and religion. Especially since they are from a dominant race in Singapore.
Recommended by cowboycaleb: "Jacob informs us about a documentary series titled "Muslim For 30 Days" about a "Christian from the Bible Belt who lives with a Muslim family in Michigan" and the result of it was "heated arguments, religious confusion, and the start of a beautiful friendship".