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Complacency is a strong precursor to failure | New Straits Times

How many times have we heard a rallying cry to go further, be better and achieve more? For some, wanting to be the best is inherent.

1/8/2021 8:03:00 PM

NSTopinion When we become complacent, we become comfortable with what we have. And when we fail to progress, we become one of those who get left behind. Are we becoming complacent as a person, as an individual, as a nation?

How many times have we heard a rallying cry to go further, be better and achieve more? For some, wanting to be the best is inherent.

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Apart from complacency, I believe our failure (can we call it a failure when the fight is still going on ?) is also attributed to the rise of anti intellectualism / lack of science literacy not only among the governed but also at the leadership. MuhyiddinYassin IsmailSabri60 Exporting labor cud b d next national income. Pls, the incompetent/selfish ones should step down now.

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