Tag: Liberty

Yet Another Trojan Horse Bill

Yet Another Trojan Horse Bill

Let’s begin with a quote attributed to Emily Thorne: “If we choose to, we can live in a world of comforting illusions. We can allow ourselves to be deceived by false realities. Or we can use them to hide our true intentions.” For some reason, this quote reminds me of the Greek trojan horse, the famed peaceful gift that led to the downfall of a city. My mind also links the quote to a bill being considered by Nigeria’s legislative arm. Some may consider the NGO bill as well-intentioned, but what I see is disguised evil waving a white flag.  Continue reading “Yet Another Trojan Horse Bill”

A Tale of Extremism and Liberty

A Tale of Extremism and Liberty

“It may sound pompous, but I’d rather die standing than live on my knees”
Stephane “Charb” Charbonnier

Religious beliefs could be argued to be as old as man on Earth. Throughout history, records abound of one form of religious activity or the other in various cultures and civilizations around the globe. As many individuals and societies embrace religion, others maintain a dislike or indifference for anything that is religious in nature. Continue reading “A Tale of Extremism and Liberty”