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48 Laws Of Power & Other Matters

48 Laws Of Power & Other Matters

I have met many who have lost their way in Nigeria. People who have given up on values and embraced manipulation instead. It would appear they share a few sentiments in common – anger, envy, bitterness and helplessness, closely followed by desperation and...
Self-Sabotage

Self-Sabotage

A while ago, Twitter was agog over an author who falsely accused a more accomplished one of plagiarism. After being caught in the error, she gave a grudging apology that smacked of desperate self-preservation. I think the enormity of her gaffe finally dawned on her...
Scandal!

Scandal!

I watched the last five episodes of Scandal yesterday. I was really curious about how it would end. When the series began, I really liked it and then when the plot became overly complicated and the values became suspect, I stopped. I consume the arts primarily for...
Do Not Pollute The Pool You Drink From

Do Not Pollute The Pool You Drink From

I have followed the online commentary about Big Brother Nigeria. Many people are either passionate about it or passionately against it. The consensus seems to be that while the values espoused on the show are extreme, it is a choice whether to watch it or not. I spent...
Values

Values

If you’re a soldier on the front line, one day, it will be your turn to shoot. You must have resolved your moral conflicts about killing before you get to that point. It’s the same with life. Values are decisions not reactions. You don’t decide not...