A DILEMMA

New Straits Times - - Opinion -

TWO video clips sur­faced on so­cial me­dia last month show­ing sec­ondary stu­dents flaunt­ing their as­so­ci­a­tion with the no­to­ri­ous Gang 24 triad group and “ter­ror­is­ing” a school in Klang.

The videos sparked a pub­lic out­cry. Ne­ti­zens called on au­thor­i­ties to take puni­tive ac­tion against the teenagers. They also played the blame game over what they saw as a fail­ure of “the sys­tem” to ed­u­cate these youth.

It’s easy to point fin­gers, but have we asked our­selves about the role we should have played, but failed to, thus con­tribut­ing to this so­cial ill­ness?

Ger­man author Jean Paul once said: “The con­science of chil­dren

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