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Keep It Clean

Post Views = 211From the moment we are released from the confined environment of the womb, we are subjected to hygiene measures. We are washed/wiped to rid us of the slimy liquid that was part of our protection cave. That is among our very first contacts with cleanliness.   At around 5 years after birth, we are taught to clean …

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Welcome 2018

Post Views = 543This is all I can tell you, it is not that I was there earlier than any of you. It happened to all of us at the same time, different timelines for some. Most of us were looking forward to it, with goals, others with no plan. Whatever the case we’re here- those of us lucky enough …

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Rounding Up 2017…

Post Views = 475There is only a week of 2017 left. In a few months, we will be saying the same of 2018. Time does fly, you might stop breathing, lose your job or lack motivation to keep on but even when the your own clock stops ticking due to the finished power of the batteries, time will move on. …

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The Hunger Games: Part Two

Post Views = 217The philosophy behind the hunger games Reflecting on it (The Hunger Games) can on its own way be downright philosophic; a doorway that leads to thinking about our own lives. There’s another famous doorway associated with thinking, near the birthplace of western philosophy in ancient Greece. At the entrance to a temple dedicated to the god Apollo …

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The Suicide Stump

Post Views = 452In Kenya, the population is staggering, literally and I don’t mean the number, forty five million plus of us. There are more young people than those from the older generation.   Depending on how you arrange the statistics, it leaves us swaying hence the state of joblessness among the majority.   Were there more elderly people, the …

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The Hunger Games: Part One

Post Views = 353We are the pawns in their game of chess, the Katniss Everdeens and Peeta Mellarks of their hunger games. I love the hunger games trilogy for many reasons. Chief among them is the fact that it bears a striking resemblance with our nation and generally the world we live in. It offers us a strong and resourceful …

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