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 […]

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 […]

Facing Tribulation: The Divine Mandate ” Model of Jesus.”

Bassey Ubong @ St. Stephen’s African Church Cathedral, Uyo. April 2019 Jesus of Nazareth was a philosopher of the realist school of thought, a school identified more with Aristotle of Greece. Realism looks at life ‘the way it is’ rather than ‘the way it should be’ which is the preoccupation of idealist philosophers led by […]

“The Jesus Christ Phenomenon as a Study in Realism.”

The historical Jesus the Christ is a phenomenon which will continue to excite studies and generate controversy for all time because it has dozens of perspectives including Jesus as the quintessence of realism. In philosophy, realism implies the existence of an objective world independent of the mind, a world of the practical and material as […]