Between real and illusory sympathy Sympathizers are everywhere, as a matter of fact, two for a kobo once the victim expects nothing beyond the verbal or at best a visit. When Naira or physical gifts become issues for consideration the situation changes. How many of us have suffered the indignity of ignored calls or appeal […]
Collateral Justice then and now
Can the misdeed or misdeeds of one or few become the burden of many? A family head has done something wrong but the entire family faces justice despite the innocence of the family members. The two classic cases in scripture include the Saul and Achan tragedies. In Nigeria of today, law enforcement personnel pick up […]
Love as a metaphor and a universal principle.
The troubles and crises in interpersonal relationships, in groups, and within/among nations would be minimal if the concept of love operated in everyone and every group in every situation. When animals in the wild feel love they express it without reservation just as they express hate. Human animals express love in quanta and in circumstances […]