Society prejudiced against the uneducated poor, seminar hears

Society prejudiced against the uneducated poor, seminar hears – The Nation, August 21, 2011
…”You are elite or serf not by birth but from your consciousness. It is a threat to the democratic system,” he said, at the symposium on myths about lowly educated poor Thais being stupid and a drag on Thai society.
The meeting was organised by Thailand Mirror, a liberal group of red shirts, at the October 14 Monument. The event comes at a time when some formally educated Thais who are disappointed by the latest general election results began asking whether Thailand should continue to accept the concept of universal suffrage or not…

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One Response to Society prejudiced against the uneducated poor, seminar hears

  1. Wiz says:

    ^^^
    Interesting but I have to say sorry since our attitudes toiward those poor sods remains the same unless they have shown ther real and extradordinaty to prove them worthy extra payments … since they have sunk their own hard earn money in booze bottles, cagaretts and gamblings – evne we have takign the speed pills into account … so the4y are not deserved to get more … but to get less …

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