This one’s just generally for Chinese people trying to stop us from talking about racism in Singapore. Use this when they say “Why are you talking about this?” or “This isn’t as important as bringing democracy to Singapore!” This one is as much for you to remember as for them to know.
“Not one single hurtful thing ever got changed by someone grinning and bearing it.
Hurtful things changed because people have said ‘That hurts me. Stop.’
And every time you try to silence someone and tell them that they shouldn’t be hurt, shouldn’t be offended, shouldn’t choose this battle, that this isn’t important and that other things are more important – you are serving the hurtful rather than the hurt.”