Russell-Copleston debate: The God question in philosophy
Many who are readers must have read that popular and much-referenced collection of essays under the title Why I Am Not a Christian by the legendary British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
Philosophy in the time of COVID-19
I always laugh when colleagues who are not philosophers ask me to come to give a philosophical touch to a conversation as this one.
Poor education, legal system, voter apathy, others may threaten Nigeria’s corporate existence
Some critical stakeholders in Nigeria have expressed worry over some of the factors that may likely impinge on the nation’s democratic system and its corporate existence unless they are urgently addressed and resolved.
Sophie Bosede Oluwole (1935 - 2018)
As Mother Earth receives the remains of Professor Sophie Oluwole today, academics and cultural activists worldwide would miss one of the most articulate champions of the African intellectual and philosophical culture. The demise of Prof. Oluwole would leave a lacuna in the diminishing circle of Nigeria’s burnt out academic community. Mrs. Oluwole, who died about…
Social media, youth and future of our republic
Like every new invention which comes with opportunities and challenges, there was a veiled agreement among participants at a recent gathering in Lagos, that social media originally created to foster sharing of ideas, thoughts, information, and encourage the building of virtual networks and communities, has turned a nightmare to some of its users particularly the youths. The…
This world will ‘end’ in 2030
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
Egypt: The Myth About Hippocrates And Other Interesting Facts
Ancient Egypt is popularly known as the cradle of civilisation and it is rightly so. While other parts of the world were still struggling with speech and clothings, Egypt was becoming the most developed nation in the world producing the likes of Plato and Pythagoras. These are some of the evidence that put Egypt ahead…
Change as a social philosophy
If one shall cast a superficial look at change as merely a mantra coming from one of the politicians, or one recent flow from neologism, then there is the need to bother less saving the sweat for another day when there shall be expediency.