The story is told of a man called Okonkwo in the award-winning book,“Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. Okonkwo is consumed with the fear of becoming like his father, Unoka. All his thought processes and corresponding actions revolve around this fear. Therefore, his one goal in life is to make sure he doesn’t become like … Continue reading Are We Better than our Fathers?
The world is probably at the highest level of sickness it has ever seen, so it makes sense that there’s a consequent obsession (or non-obsession) with tracking bodily changes. There’s nothing people are not watching these days: weight, heart rate, number of steps per day… you name it. However, while we might care enough to monitor our … Continue reading Is Your Heart Monitor Off?
I know, I know you’re loftily spiritual and you never think about sex, much less talk about it! However, some of us are not so lofty and are aware that we are human, so we are going to talk about it. For the record, I am not implying that sexual purity is abstinence from sex, … Continue reading Is Sexual Purity a Farce?