Your principles offend me

We live in a world where uniqueness and individuality are valued and celebrated. This is a great leap in preserving and respecting the dignity of every person. If left unchecked, however, it can spiral out of reason. As an individual, I will agree and disagree with many other individuals. This is a fact of life. […]

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Explanation Lenses

It’s when we attempt to justify our current realities. We conjure up excuses. We shift focus. We abdicate responsibility. So does everyone else. We are fooled into thinking this behaviour is normal. It’s not. Normal behaviour is defined by the default setting. That which is not taught but comes naturally. Kids are inquisitive. They discover. […]

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Resolutions or lasting change?

It’s almost time for New Year’s Resolutions. It has a pretty poor track record and yet we resort to it time and again. There is something refreshing and encouraging about the possibility to start over, to make significant changes, to alter the course of our lives. Really, the most powerful force we have to change […]

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UBUNTU

I think therefore I am. The essence of Western worldview coined by Rene Descartes. It perpetuates the idea that our value is determined by our smarts. I am because we are. This is the essence of UBUNTU philosophy. The African perspective on the value of the individual. You only exist because you form part of […]

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