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Africa and the Pestilence of Imported Gods (Part 2)

Africa and the Pestilence of Imported Gods (Part 2)

🕔19:13, 20.Jun 2018

I was aroused to consider our experience with our imported ghosts due to what has become a consistent festival of socio-cultural disharmony in the interaction between local realities and the constructs we inherited from elsewhere in the recent past. We can confidently say that Africa is now at a great crossroads. Our imported constructs have refused to mix well with our local realities and experience.

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Africa and the Pestilence of Imported Gods (Part 1)

Africa and the Pestilence of Imported Gods (Part 1)

🕔15:50, 20.Jun 2018

A society that imports her gods, has offered to live under the caprice of foreign pestilences. She has mortgaged her destiny to the insular enclaves of alien theologies. Her doctrines and dogma are overthrown by derivatives of alien thought patterns, rendered canonical by capricious and absentee conclaves. In such a theatre, foreign metaphysics rises to displace local values.

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Why Abiola Must Have Died In Vain

Why Abiola Must Have Died In Vain

🕔18:21, 12.Jun 2018

It seems that Nigerians as a people are in perpetual slavery to self-deception. We are so very allergic to reality. Truth for us is whatever consolidates our unexamined prejudices. We are so allergic to the tides of reason that any challenge to the primitive fatalisms, lazy illusions, or invincible ignorance scaffolding our neurotic presumptions, sees us rising with unemotional ruthlessness to crush that challenge with all the bad will and ignorance that we can muster.

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Sacrifice To Freedom

Sacrifice To Freedom

🕔14:08, 30.May 2018

The unresolved anger that ate us up

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Liliputian Darts from a Confederacy of Dunces!

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Liliputian Darts from a Confederacy of Dunces!

🕔12:31, 26.Apr 2018

And this toxic armada of concentrated hate, masking as critiques and critics is nothing but a confederacy of dunces

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And The Fragile Masculinity Of The Nigerian Male

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And The Fragile Masculinity Of The Nigerian Male

🕔20:56, 25.Apr 2018

We can see the dangerous effects of that today. Those women or girls that submit their wills to the men lording it over them at any station of their lives; namely father, brother, boyfriend or husband are called good girls. Those who have their own wills are labelled bad girls; punished with slander, emotional blackmail, gossips, hatred and even ostracism.

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A State Sired By Racism

A State Sired By Racism

🕔22:59, 16.Apr 2018

This is the mixture while many White Americans are using the Police as an extension to enforce their bigotry.

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