The problems that Africans face today have little to do with the hand that history has dealt us. Our historical and present circumstances are a symptom of our problems. The root cause, in my opinion, is the fact that there is something absent in African societies, and many other miserable societies across the globe, that … Continue reading Why Africa Has So Many Problems
DISCLAIMER: I am no fan of US President Donald Trump, and have no personal stake (at least as of yet) in the political shenanigans of the West. I am simply offering my 2 cents on what I deem to be yet another intriguing example of mass idiocy. Now... read on. The same mainstream media that … Continue reading My 2 Cents on the US Mainstream Media, Trump & “Russiagate”
The sense of ultimate purpose that religious faith offers is the foundation on which human civilization has stood for so long. It is what has kept us going through the darkest moments of our history. For many, this is reason enough for holding on so dearly to their beliefs -- beliefs that they owe more … Continue reading Why Can’t Our Beliefs Evolve?
What seems to me, personally, to be the lesson we can all learn from the various civil uprisings that have occurred throughout human history, in the name of a better tomorrow, is this: don't get involved. Don't get sucked into the propaganda of charismatic individuals with their own personal agendas. It isn't worth it. Be … Continue reading Ideals, Revolutions and an Imperfect World
The prevalence of sexuality in popular culture is no secret, and is a heated topic of discussion in many ideological circles. People have droned on for decades about the degrading effect that a hyper-sexualized media is having on human society. And while I understand where these people are coming from, I do not agree with … Continue reading Sex and Society
Do you believe I'm going to hell? You, who speak of faithAnd cling to the falsehoods of times past?Do you believe I'm going to hell, To suffer for my heathen ways, To pay for the unforgivable transgression Of not believing in your God?Do you believe I'm going to hell? "Yes," you may say -- Maybe … Continue reading Do You Believe I’m Going to Hell?
I didn't sleep last night. It happens from time to time. I went on one of my grand, spontaneous adventures through the more educational parts of YouTube. Eventually, as always, I lost track of time. Eventually, as always, one spell of curiosity led to another; minutes became hours; and when at last the light of … Continue reading The World is a Shitty Place, But…