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The article points out that despite the lengthy protests, the main aims of the Hong Kong democracy protestors were not met all – but then goes on to argue that it has created a much greater democratic awareness and severely reduced the previously high level of respect for the police.

In the Singaporean context, such protests would be considered unthinkable. Using the Hong Kong protests as a point of comparison, to what extent do you see this as a positive or negative aspect of Singapore politics and/or culture?