Chatafrik - Latest Articles

  • Forgiveness and the world of light forms
    Written by
    FORGIVENESS AND THE WORLD OF LIGHT FORMS Ozodi Thomas Osuji THERE IS NO WORLD AND YOU PROJECT OUT A WORLD AND GIVE IT ALL THE VALUE AND MEANING IT HAS FOR YOU; YOU COULD ALSO GIVE IT ANOTHER MEANING, THE ONE BY THE HOLY SPIRIT OR GIVE IT UP AND…
  • The transformation of character needed in a teacher of love
    Written by
    You probably have heard it said that some people are teachers of love, aka God. A teacher of love teaches the perennial philosophy that all human beings are the same and coequal and that they are created by God and remain as God created them, innocent, guiltless, sinless and holy…
  • To be human is to be aware of human insignificance and seek significance
    Written by
    INTRODUCTION Human beings have pondered and written tons of literature on human nature; many of these cogitations are good reading and if one has not read some of them one ought to do so. Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibnitz, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Berkeley, Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, James, Bergson, Sartre,…
  • Living from love
    Written by
    LIVING FROM LOVE Ozodi Thomas Osuji PERCEPTION IS PROJECTION The thesis of A course in miracles is that perception is projection; it says that the world we see with our naked, physical eyes does not exist out there apart from us but, instead, is projected out by our minds. The…
  • Perception is projection
    Written by
    While in Europe, I received an email from one of my Anchorage, Alaska A course in miracles group members, Jon Pratt. He told us that finally the entire A course in miracles has been published. If you are a student of a course in miracles, you already know that professor…
  • Party On!: How Yorubas Practice Religious Tolerance
    Written by
    Party On!:  How Yorubas Practice Religious Tolerance When my father died, as with such occasions, all manner of relatives came calling, both known and unknown. However, no obscure relative’s visit caused as much consternation as that of a young lady in full hijab. My brother-in-law, a pastor, was alarmed particularly when the lady refused to lift her…
  • Trump’s nationalism and the rest of the world
    The United States presidential election campaign in 2016 gave the genesis to President Donald Trump’s domestic policy which is reflected in his public statement as “America First” and “make America great again.” These are code words for American nationalism, which was directed at inspiring and mobilising his conservative base and…

Popular this Week

  • Special love relationships versus holy relationships
    Written by
    SPECIAL LOVE RELATIONSHIPS VERSUS HOLY RELATIONSHIPS Ozodi Thomas Osuji On earth you hear people talk a lot about love. But when you come close to them you realize that they do not know a thing about love. They just talk the talk but do not walk their talk. At best,…
  • Judgment brought this world about and maintains it
    Written by
    WHY DO WE JUDGE PEOPLE AND THINGS AS GOOD OR BAD? Ozodi Thomas Osuji In some of his sayings, Jesus Christ told his followers not to judge; in others he told them that as they judge so they would be judged. Telling people not to judge, however, did not prevent…
  • Why do human beings feel existential guilt?
    Written by
    WHY TO BE A HUMAN BEING IS TO FEEL EXISTENTIALLY GUILTY Ozodi Thomas Osuji Those of us who are rational in orientation read the Christian bible and dismissed it as rubbish. In Genesis we are told that God created Adam and Eve and placed them in a Garden of Eden…
  • Living from love
    Written by
    LIVING FROM LOVE (LFL) Ozodi Thomas Osuji For quite a long time now, I have been trying to come up with a name for what I write about and teach; I have tried many names for size, including living from God ( the question here is what is God, God…

Book Review

Book Club