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  • President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeccable Truths
    On October 1, 2016 President Buhari leveled with Nigerians, raising his hand to God he swore to speak the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. He said: On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires – freedom and independence.…
  • Book Review, Biocentrism
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    Review of Biocentrism Lanza, Robert and Berman, Bob (2009). Biocentrism: How life and consciousness are the keys to understanding the true nature of the universe. Dallas, Texas: Ben Bella Books. 212 pages By Ozodi Osuji I read about the existence of this book, on Facebook, two days ago and immediately…
  • An Independence Blessing
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    AN INDEPENDENCE BLESSING AND NOW, NIGERIA, WE BLESS YOU May the road You trudge on rise up to meet You May uguru of the cold harmattan winds always be at Your back And okochi’s burning mid-day sand be a coolant underYour feet May the tropical sun caress Your beauteous face…
  • My personality, philosophy and metaphysics
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    ON MY PERSONALITY, PHILOSOPHY AND METAPHYSICS Ozodi Osuji Socrates, via Plato, said that an unexamined life is really not worth living. A person who did not examine his life, understand his personality, know its strength and weakness and work to ameliorate its weaknesses and live with what he cannot change,…
  • Message for Gov. Ajimobi - Emerging Talent You Must Support!
    Message for Gov. Ajimobi - Emerging Talent You Must Support! The guy in the middle you are looking at is Abiodun Adegoke. He is 7 feet and 2 inches tall, ((in England, they lovingly call such tall people, Beanpoles) almost 18 years old and has just been admitted to resume and complete his secondary education at Segun Odegbami International College…
  • Mr. Ahmed Bola Tinubu Deserves a Better Treatment From APC Leadership
    Truth is sometimes bitter but it must be told at all times. The truth is that Ahmed Bola Tinubu made Buhari the president with assistance from Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. As such they deserve a place at the table. The Igbo has a saying that “agbata ekehe eke n’abu nta.”…
  • Hey, Nigerians, Let's Turn Around; Let's Change
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    Heaven and earth will not pass away, if President Buhari along with his governing team, including the Senate and House Members, State Governors, CBN managers, and the so-called shakers and movers in my country, gather all Nigerians around them to announce: “Ladies and gentlemen, we have tried this thing for…

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  • The wisdom of Buddhism
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    Why Gnosticism Did Not And Cannot Take Hold In This World Ozodi Osuji Many of the early Christians were Gnostics. Many of the church fathers, such as Saint Augustine of Hippo, before they converted to what is now called Catholicism, were Gnostic Christians. The early Christian church was dominated by…
  • To see the physical universe is to be psychotic
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    The physical world does not exist except as a dream; this means that those in the physical universe are deluded for they believe what is not real to be real and see people who are not there hence are hallucinating; to be in the world is to be psychotic. All…
  • Fear is a spiritual, not just biological phenomenon
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    FEAR IS A SPIRITUAL NOT JUST THE BIOLOGICAL PHENOMENON THAT BIOLOGY TEACHES In fear you perceive a threat to your ego and body; that fear is real to your ego and body, such as a lion in front of you that can eat you and since you want to live…
  • If all people are are bodies theyare nothing
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    The human body is not that different from animals' bodies; inside the stomach of a person is the same as inside the stomach of animals with intestines and disgusting stuff in them. Like animals' people die, rot and smell like shit. If all people are are animals they are meaningless…

Book Review

  • Book Review: Geoffrey Bocca’s The Secret Army (1968)
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    Book Review: Geoffrey Bocca’s The Secret Army (1968) The post-World War era of de-colonisation of African and Asian territories run by the European powers was a phenomenon filled with variant levels of political intrigue, social transformation, and inevitably bloodshed. The pre-war sentiments driving the various nationalist movements agitating…

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