The Philosopher King

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

Death and Eternity

Post Views = 2843We ponder, we meditate, we consider, we reason, we figure, we contemplate, we envisage, we cogitate, we deliberate with ourselves but the only time people really think about death and eternity is at funerals; and even then, it is often shallow sentimental thinking based on ignorance. It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. …

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Why you don’t need to test drive

Post Views = 2413After my piece on celibacy and following the decision to become celibate myself, I have become inclined to support those who make the decision to stay celibate or in extension those who support the cause. Celibacy can be one hell of a lifestyle considering the weight it lifts off our shoulders from the pressure we are mostly …

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Is Love Real?

Post Views = 1778Love surely is a human construct. A hedge against the terror of mortality. I believe that, but it doesn’t account for the times I have felt it myself; with my parents, my mother especially (Damn! I love that woman), my romantic partners (there has been more than one; in gambling terms we would call that an over …

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Why your son will never play in the EPL

Post Views = 3929The world cup starts in less than three days and football is all over the air; but before we start a conversation about world cup, there’s something else you should know first. The most popular league in Kenya is not the Kenyan premier league but the English Premier league mostly referred to as the EPL. Most football …

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Post Views = 4335Disclaimer: Just because am celibate does not mean I won’t hit it if you keep swinging it my way. Key words “IF YOU KEEP SWINGING IT MY WAY”. This topic as I have come to realize is usually left out of open, sex-positive talk, reserved for the devoutly religious; which I’m currently not (which I’m sure you …

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Post Views = 6152I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the shit out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic. Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is …

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