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For a start, most of the population have been brought up in a way that “speaking truth to power” has been labelled as disrespectful. In our homes, schools, churches and mosques; the archaic perception that the adult is always right has dwarfed the development of discerning minds.

File image: Dr. Richard Selormey

Judith McNaught in “Remember When” argues, “There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it.”

There are times that my belief wavers and often it is not because of what the outsider says but what we do internally. I see more working against us that is self-inflicted than...

Through My Drunken Eyes. Of Morons, Buffoons And Cheap Talk; Why I Choose To React Differently

I am no fan of Donald Trump. In fact, I was baffled when he was elected. As I was going through the motions with his electoral success, I came across this quote by H.L. Mencken, "As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

Through the eyes of a twenty-five year old Ghanaian; the story of Kwabena Ghanababi

"We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backwards, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations."

Think!!!; A Village Drunkard’s New Year Message From The Village Square

Roy T. Bennett in The Light in the Heart argued that "attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely."

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