Category: Philosophy

Honesty, the route to perdition?

Is Honesty Really The best Policy? There was the recent report of the Nigerian newly elected President, Muhammad Buhari saying this: (Going by election results), constituencies that gave me 97% can not in all honesty be treated, on some issues,…

THE ROBE DOES NOT MAKE THE MONK

A well known blogger said, Someone says, “It’s not your words that matter; it is the genuineness of your heart.” This lie has got to stop. Your words matter. You cannot go about talking irresponsibly, hurting people, and causing damage…

Euthanasia; Whose right?

Imagine someone being involved in a car accident. Imagine the person becomes a quadriplegic as a result of this accident. The victim cannot move any limb from the neck downwards. The doctors insist that with some intensive care, there is…

VIOLENCE SUPPRESSES VIOLENCE

The economy is bad. For the average person, maintaining head above water in Nigeria of today is an on going battle. Even for the well off, things at not as rosy as they used to be, due to years of governmental mismanagement of…

ALL PLAY AND NO WORK

When you are not working, you are “playing”. Nigerians would appear to spend more time (unintentionally) “playing” than doing actual useful work. We can generally do better at our level of productivity. While Nigerians are some of the hardest working and inventive humans…