Daring to Believe – Paschal’s Wager

Pascal’s Wager is an argument in philosophy devised by the seventeenth-century Philosopher Blaise Paschal (1623–62).[1] It posits that humans all bet with their lives either that God exists or not. Given the possibility that God actually does exist and assuming an infinite gain or loss associated with belief or unbelief in said God (as represented by an eternityContinue reading “Daring to Believe – Paschal’s Wager”

This One Thing Will Help You Keep Those Resolutions This New Year

Some days ago, I went to a buffet. Because going to a buffet have a way of derailing one from whatever good intentions they have about eating healthier, each time I leave one, I resolve it would be my last visit. But I always go back; talk about breaking resolutions. However, when I went thisContinue reading “This One Thing Will Help You Keep Those Resolutions This New Year”

My Yar’Adua – A Rare Breed of Politician

The day President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua died, I wept thrice. I couldn’t veil my grief. Though the nation saw his death coming and his political opponents – figuratively speaking – had been dancing on his grave as his health deteriorated, I had hoped that somehow he would defy death, at least at that time. AContinue reading “My Yar’Adua – A Rare Breed of Politician”

Time Magazine And the Kardashian Sisters

On Monday, Time magazine named two of the Keeping Up With the Kardashian stars, Kendall and Kylie, among The Most Influential Teens of 2014 alongside Malala Yousafzai who was recently awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. Time’s inclusion of the Jenner sisters in the list has been criticized on the ground that they are not deservingContinue reading “Time Magazine And the Kardashian Sisters”

A Note of Gratitude to My Blog Community

Appreciation When I started blogging, I never envisaged that my blog will become what it is today – a community of like minds inspiring one another and exchanging ideas on how to improve themselves and make their communities better places to live. I have been impressed with the class of people my blog attracts –Continue reading “A Note of Gratitude to My Blog Community”

What Ladies Can Learn from Amal – George Clooney’s Wife

So the past week, there was an extensive media coverage of George Clooney’s wedding including details of the now famous boat ride with his bride. Thanks to his generosity with the Paparazzi, we were also hugely entertained with Amal’s gorgeous looks in different outfits that for a while I thought she was going to takeContinue reading “What Ladies Can Learn from Amal – George Clooney’s Wife”

Aligning Your Career with Your Interests and Talents

We all Have Natural Talents and Strengths I was checking out some books from the library about two weeks ago when a middle-aged man beside me said something along the lines of: ‘I haven’t read a book in a long time. I am an engineer. I am a slower reader’. The last two sentences gotContinue reading “Aligning Your Career with Your Interests and Talents”

Father Forgets by W. Livingston Larned

Listen son; I am saying this as you lie asleep, one little paw crumpled under your cheek and the blond curls stickily wet on your damp forehead. I have stolen to your room alone. Just a few minutes ago, as I sat reading my paper in the library, a stifling wave of remorse swept overContinue reading “Father Forgets by W. Livingston Larned”

Inspiring Contribution from an Esteemed Reader

This comment from Kingsley in response to this post inspired me so much that I am posting it as an entry of its own. I reproduced it to a great extent. Thanks to Kingsley and to all those contributing to this blog. Lets’ join together and be a force for good. Lets be inspired toContinue reading “Inspiring Contribution from an Esteemed Reader”