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Sanawuya Is Not A Free For All

Like in politics, our penchant for disrespecting those we disagree with or those with whom we do not share similar values extends into the cultural sphere and that hits a chord. Disagreeing to something or not sharing similar values with the next person is not the issue; how far down the lane of disrespect that… Continue reading Sanawuya Is Not A Free For All

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Perspectives On Halifa’s Press Conference

The much anticipated press conference came and went with much to digest. Credit must be given where credit is due. There is no arguing that Halifa Sallah is very passionate about his beliefs and steadfast in his quest. The press conference reflected that passion and much more, it was fiery even. Mr. Sallah’s patriotism is… Continue reading Perspectives On Halifa’s Press Conference

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The Making Of A Tyrant; ‘Supporters’ V ‘Critics’

Extremism and fanaticism in any of their numerous manifestations is never ideal. Even our most noble quality as humans - love cannot be excessive; for excessive love breeds obsession which is a negative quality. The ideal position in any instance is to be moderate. These two words above are in inverted commas because they can… Continue reading The Making Of A Tyrant; ‘Supporters’ V ‘Critics’

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There is More to Democracy Than Freedom of Expression

The right to life and its preservation is the first and most fundamental of all rights, it reigns supreme above all other rights; for without life, what need is there to be free express anything? Nothing in this life is free, absolutely nothing. Something as natural as breathing has a price; every breath you take… Continue reading There is More to Democracy Than Freedom of Expression