CALLING ALL READERS

Billy Osogo In my post last week I quoted Mario Vargas Llosa and made a clarion call to all writers. This week, I am maintaining Llosa as my source of inspiration and calling on all readers. In his amazing book Letters to a Young Novelist Llosa writes: "Read constantly, because it is impossible to acquire... Continue Reading →

CALLING ALL WRITERS: ASSEMBLE!

I find writing to be an immensely rewarding investment of time. Whether it's writing poems like my friend Ellen or plays like my friend Jack Canfora. Whether it's journaling, writing short stories or full length novels. I came across an excerpt that struck a chord. It's by Nobel Prize Winner Mario Vargas Llosa. In his... Continue Reading →

Question of the Day: No. 528

Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com Here's a question for you: If you could go back in time, say 10 or 20 years, and give yourself some advice, what would you say? If I went back ten years or so, I would tell myself that the change you are looking for comes from accepting who... Continue Reading →

A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF MADNESS

Thomas Sankara of Burkina Faso was a man ahead of his milieu. He spoke bluntly and decisively. Even though a bullet cut his life short, his words, like his legacy, have outlived even his detractors. In an interview with a Swiss Journalist, Sankara said: "You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of... Continue Reading →

WISDOM FROM THE MOTHERLAND

IMAGE: DREAMSTIME. COM I love literature! I am deliberate about being diverse in my reading. I try to read as much literature from as wide a geographical pool as I can. One of the things I have discovered is that literature from different parts of the world have certain distinguishing features. For African literature, the... Continue Reading →

OH SNAP!

By Billy Osogo "Educate, Empathize and Empower all!" That was the comment by my friend SnapDragon X on my previous piece. A brilliant choice of words, if I do so say myself! As I mentioned heretofore, the subject of racism is one that we must continue to have genuine conversations on.  Educating yourself, allows you... Continue Reading →

The Boy with the Flute

Provided by Irina from copilariefericita    In a village in Egypt lived a poor boy, which had a slow mind and a slow body. His greatest joy was to take long walks along the shore of river Nile. He did this every day. His mother was afraid that one day the boy will fall asleep... Continue Reading →

|| Gigantic Network of Philosophical Concepts ||

Philosophy is just like a tree, you start to understand this from whichever point, In the end you will fall to its roots. The more spicy fact is that If you start to explore it from a little concept or definition, the rest of definitions and concepts will come under that single concept.

Ancient Wisdom

   Sometime these days I came across some ancient wise words:    “Plant a thought and you’ll pick an action;    Plant an action and you’ll pick a habit;    Plant a habit and you’ll pick a character;    Plant a character and you’ll pick a destiny.” – Random Wise Ancient Dude or Dudette   ... Continue Reading →

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