CategoryLife Purpose

50 Ways I’m Trying to Get My LIFE Together

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Live below my means, try hard to avoid all debt. If it’s really important if I can’t afford it now, I can save up for it, again, it can always wait.Just as important is saving — especially for emergencies. It will happen, I have to realize, it.Exercise. Everyday is ideal — we are meant to be active animals, sweat a bit everyday. I’m crazily addicted to this app.Be capable of self-defense. One...

The mis-education of Africans – Part 2

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I was always thinking there is an innate purpose to life; as I progress through life, I’m slowly realizing [with some comfort] life has no purpose, none whatsoever — not to say there is no point to living. The point to living is, crafting a point, not living one that is pre-destined. In these series of posts, I’m assuming the innate purposelessness of life and like everyone else, I’m shamelessly...

Deconstructing Learning

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I started blogging second semester of my freshman year in college; some semesters later, graduation time calls and the question is, do I have anything to say about college life/experience/insight. Because I’ve forgotten most of what I learned freshman year (get the point?) and some semester after that, I think I’ve even forgotten most of what I was taught last and this past semester–after all, I...

The Mis-education of Africans – 3

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Following the previous blog post (a long break it seems); this section should really be titled: “The Mis-education of Non-African through their colonial masters” but that gets long and boring very fast. How much do Africans in the diaspora really know about Africa, and their respective countries of origin — I’m not surprised that we [Africans] are continuing to live in the shadow of past...