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Overcoming Depression

Depression is selfish and self-centered. It makes your entire focus and thoughts to be centered on yourself – on your problems. It feels normal, but this can lead to a disaster...

A Gem

Shall I compare you to the sun? You light up the world with ease. Shall I compare you to the rain? Your heart showers it sweetness on the good and bad alike. Shall I compare you...

Meaning Counts

Meaning is profoundly social. It is quite valid that people’s connection to other humans gives them a high sense of meaning in life. Therefore, loneliness, rejection, and...

Spending Friday Nights At Home

Thank God it’s Friday! (TGIF) And you have the entire weekend ahead to relax and also do some of the things you could not do during the past five days. Friday nights mean a...

Is Liberalism Dying?

Clearly, the ideology of liberalism did not spring out fully from some supernatural intellectual. It was, rather, gradual development of the philosophy and politics of the...

Rwanda’s Scars

I was born after the genocide in Rwanda. April 7 1994, is a date I would never forget since I watched ‘Sometimes In April’ – a movie about what happened during the genocide...

Who Is Man?

“What is man that you are mindful of him, human beings that you should care for them?” This question, asked by the Psalmist, is the same question philosophers have been asking...

The Value Of Truth

One of the central subjects in philosophy is truth. It has long been highly valued in the world. At various points, it has been considered in different theories and methods of...

What Is Your Decision Quotient?

Unarguably, when listening to an inspirational speech or when reading an inspirational or a challenging book, almost everybody gets filled with an immediate determination to do...

My Resolution This Year Is No Resolutions – Olabode Oladimeji

Every New Year comes with new resolutions. I have never been a fan of resolutions; I personally do not like placing limits on rules that can add pressure to my productivity during...