Cooper Jose Njoroge

Writer, philosopher, painter and a student of life and politics. Follow on Twitter @cj_njoroge. Instagram @cj_njoroge

Happy New Year 2019

Post Views = 6462 Happy New Year folks! People see the change of calendars and years when the number of year changes as a hopeful process of getting another chance. Whatever happens in the whole year is considered, observed and analyzed by everyone at the end of the year and then, they are ready to start a new year by …

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Sentimental Trivialities

Post Views = 11634I have loved and not been loved back, been loved and not loved back. I do not know what is more tragic, to be broken or to break others? Like so many others my story begins with that same old line, ‘So anyway, there was this woman…. Until one day there wasn’t. And nothing was ever the …

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A date with a stranger

Post Views = 3409Having kissed my fair share of frogs over the years, I can attest that dates can be quite horrible. Maybe even the worst. Luckily, bad date stories are supremely entertaining and very fun to tell. It’s what they call making lemonade out of the lemons life throws you. In most of these scenarios, the lemon is always …

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In pride be humble

Post Views = 2881I have been accused of having pride or perhaps of being proud of myself. Of not giving in to people’s demands when they need me to, of not calling people all the time, of not devoting all my time and resources for other people’s causes and the other bs people accuse you of when you try to …

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Religion: The opium of the people.

Post Views = 3345I was recently engaged in a very heated debate over which religion is the true religion. Now, I cannot exactly tell you which one is ‘the true religion’ but I can tell you that such discussions happen to be very mind blowing and enlightening in ways one could never have imagined. Consequently, out of curiosity and thirst …

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The Paradox of Life

Post Views = 2035YOLO is the motto of this generation. We, the youngsters, have glorified “living in the moment”. Yet, many, even most, of us spend too much time worrying in order to have a better future. Right from the time we enter our teenage, we start worrying. We worry about getting good grades and excelling in extracurricular or getting …

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