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

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

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

THE FIRST TALK: THE ECONOMY OF MOB JUSTICE, LYNCHING
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THE FIRST TALK: THE ECONOMY OF MOB JUSTICE, LYNCHING

By Immanuel Lokwei, A peculiar thing I’m noticing about most of my fellow countrymen (and women if you’re a gender-sensitive reader) is the way they express their non-domestic complaints; they complain enthusiastically. You could easily dispel this observation by pointing out that this quality is commonplace among many nationalities across the globe and therefore the … Continue reading

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How Kenya’s ethnic conflicts get politicised – Al Jazeera Blogs

“Kibuso is a ghost village. You can almost feel the spirits swirl around in the little eddies of dust and ash that the wind kicks up in the oppressive afternoon heat.” How Kenya’s ethnic conflicts get politicised – Al Jazeera Blogs. “But this is a complex story with its roots buried deep in a mess … Continue reading