Recently, I read an article by Tochi Eze, where in a discussion, her interlocutor interjected, 'anybody who thinks will definitely agree with me that...'. Ah, anybody who thinks? I immediately recognised this manner of speaking . I have a colleague who, in our numerous discussions and arguments, always adds, 'every logical person will agree with … Continue reading Every logical person will agree
I first heard of Professor Yuval Noah Harrari two years ago when his book, Sapiens, was the rave of the moment. After listening to most of his talks and lectures I could find online, I proceeded to buy his book. To be honest, Sapiens is a remarkable book and I agree with many of the … Continue reading My Wife is the Best Woman in The World!! On Fake News and Truth in a Post-Truth World.
Hi, It's a new year. I recently returned to this blog. One thing struck me: the sheer amount of drafts that I have. I am almost embarrassed with several of those half-written articles that I had already finished in my head but never got around finishing them on 'paper' or posting them. And it's not … Continue reading Hey, It’s 2017
I have a friend who said he could tell the kind of person someone is just by spending some minutes with him or her. I vehemently disagree. My reason? People unfold, and they do so slowly. And even if you think you have seen them all, people change and can do so quickly. The chances that your … Continue reading NELSON THE-YAK
Genesis, yeah. The beginning. I initially named this blog after my real names, but I felt that a little bit of anonymity would be great. After several unsuccessful (and I must add, brief) attempts at blogging, I have decided to start this one. A very personal one. I intend to run this as a mini-journal where … Continue reading The Genesis