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2012/06/12

10 Years Ago: "Can Asians Think?" Review from Salon


-Yes and no...please read on. 

Can Asians Think?

"If the title of Kishore Mahbubani’s collection of essays seems provocative, a quick look through the book will convince you that the author takes the question “Can Asians think?” very seriously. In his introduction, Mahbubani, the Singaporean ambassador to the United Nations, writes, “Can Asians think? Judging from the record of Asian societies over the past few centuries, the answer should be no — or, at best, not very well.”

According to Mahbubani, some experts believe that the size of the economies of Asia will surpass that of the West by 2050. By then, Mahbubani maintains, Asian societies will be 90 percent of the world’s population and Europeans and North Americans will make up only 10 percent. How will the East manage this change? And, perhaps more important, how will the West react to it? Although Mahbubani is concerned about the flexibility and capabilities of the Asian mind, his essays strongly suggest that Westerners must also transform their ways of thinking. For example, he maintains that Western-initiated human rights campaigns amount to putting the cart of civil liberties before the horse of civic order and economic development. (Freedom House, a New York-based human rights advocacy group, criticized Singapore’s government in a 2001 report for excessive government control and ownership of the nation’s broadcast networks, for censoring film, music and television and for monitoring citizens’ Internet usage. In its 2000 report, Freedom House listed Singapore in the lowest “Not Free” press freedom category.)...."



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