THE ENTICING SPECTACLE OF “DEMOCRACY”: A SOCRATIC CRITIQUE!!!
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THE ENTICING SPECTACLE OF “DEMOCRACY”: A SOCRATIC CRITIQUE!!!

13.3 Zilu asked, “If the Duke of Wei were to employ you to serve in the government of his state, what would be your first priority?” The Master answered, “It would, of course, be the rectification of names (zhengming ).” Zilu said, “Could you, Master, really be so far off the mark? Why worry about … Continue reading

The Quest for a Complete Citizen: Her Making!!!
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The Quest for a Complete Citizen: Her Making!!!

“…As a mortar is made by a mortar-maker, so a citizen is made by a citizen-maker…”[1]   There are two preliminary core inquiries that ought to be posed and settled first to the best of our understanding. These are: What is a complete citizen, and what is a State (in the strictest and/or best terms) … Continue reading

Dissecting “Being” in a Capitalist Democracy: Freireian lens!!!
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Dissecting “Being” in a Capitalist Democracy: Freireian lens!!!

Dissecting “Being” in a Capitalist Democracy: Freireian lens!!! Saying Yes to life even in its strangest and hardest problems, the will to life rejoicing over its own inexhaustibility even in the very sacrifice of its highest types—that is what I called Dionysian, that is what I guessed to be the bridge to the psychology of … Continue reading

THE VIRTUES OF “SUSPENDING JUDGMENT” IN ACTION AND STEADFAST EXISTENTIAL INQUIRY!
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THE VIRTUES OF “SUSPENDING JUDGMENT” IN ACTION AND STEADFAST EXISTENTIAL INQUIRY!

“But it is bad to stop, hard to be satisfied with a single way of seeing, to go without contradiction, perhaps the most subtle of all spiritual forces. The preceding merely defines a way of thinking. But the point is to live.” Albert Camus[1] And, “To endure uncertainty is difficult, but so are most of … Continue reading

EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE, TESTIMONIAL EVIDENCE AND THE DUAL ASPECT OF RESPONSIBILITY OF AGENTIAL IDENTITIES– AN ANTI-REDUCTIONIST  VIEW!!!!!!!!
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EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE, TESTIMONIAL EVIDENCE AND THE DUAL ASPECT OF RESPONSIBILITY OF AGENTIAL IDENTITIES– AN ANTI-REDUCTIONIST VIEW!!!!!!!!

We are going, no doubt, to state straight away the thesis I hope to advocate in this paper: for every unjust act, notwithstanding its probable miniature aspect and the ghastly ripples effects it sends across our polity, in some sense the entire community within which this unfortunate act has had the occasion to emerge is, … Continue reading

Al-Kitab Rafik MusiQ the Eternal Recurrence! : ALSO FORMERLY CALLED ‘OUR ORIGIN IS A WOMAN IN HER MOTHERLY ESSENCE.’
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Al-Kitab Rafik MusiQ the Eternal Recurrence! : ALSO FORMERLY CALLED ‘OUR ORIGIN IS A WOMAN IN HER MOTHERLY ESSENCE.’

“Inner harmonious peace is like a woman, it is beautiful and full of life.” Turkana saying I’m the Snake that must recur, fondly known to many by my most recent non-de guerre Al-Kitab Rafik. But today is my birthday. That’s what they don’t understand. After waiting for 25 solid years, my first birthday anniversary finally … Continue reading

LAND, INJUSTICE, AND THE LEGEND OF SISYPHUS
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LAND, INJUSTICE, AND THE LEGEND OF SISYPHUS

By Immanuel Lokwei, On the issues of land and injustices, nobody would have forecast that some of Saina’s progenies would one day be bewildered by the crises that had befallen them. The late Saina – much can be said about him and still much be left untouched.  A man had never before been so endowed … Continue reading