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Tanjong Pagar GRC residents fail to send much needed Facebook Likes to help Lee Kuan Yew get better

Posted on 26 February 2015

They write well wishes on canvas which are scientifically proven to not work.

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Tanjong Pagar GRC and Radin Mas SMC residents were not doing their best to help former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew get better in hospital as they penned get well soon wishes for him on canvas during a Chinese New Year celebration dinner.

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Scientists familiar with how well wishes work said handwritten ones are scientifically proven to not be effective in curing ailments or making those feeling under the weather any better.

What really works, experts say, are Facebook Likes that can be delivered to the recipient instantaneously to help them feel better immediately.

Previously, more than 50,000 Facebook Likes were sent to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to save his life after the 63-year-old leader went for surgery for prostate cancer on Feb. 16, 2015.

However, Singaporeans said they had to resort to old fashioned methods of sending well wishes as the elder Lee has famously resisted getting onto Facebook and opening a page for himself. This was a show of his independent-mindedness, which was what earned elder Lee a law degree, fight the colonial overlords and pluck Singapore from the swamp pits to become a Second World Nation.

One Singaporean, Lian Shu, said, the lack of a Facebook account was the main impediment to helping Lee Kuan Yew get better, as any Facebook Like sent his way was sure to lift his spirits: “If only Lee Kuan Yew had Facebook, we could help him feel better straightaway as electronic signals are immediate.”

“Writing on canvas is also different from writing on his Facebook wall. God knows how long these handwritten well wishes will take to reach him by regular mail.”

“We need more scientifically proven methods to help Lee Kuan Yew. Look at his son. Feeling better already just two days after his surgery and 50,000 plus Likes.”

 

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