Category - Essay of the Week

EMBLEMS OF CHANGE

THE EMBLEMS OF CHANGE
By Uthman Shodipe
The neighborhood rang with a noiseless eerie echo;  a deep throbbing silence haunting the shadows and the stars, a...

Terror and the banality of Evil

By Uthman Shodipe
The casual ordinariness of the promptings of evil that destroyed so many lives in the Belgian capital has somehow deepened the fatidical...

Of Worth Depressed

By Uthman Shodipe
 
In the dark obscurities of the life of the immortal Dr. Samuel Johnson, when he was unknown to fame, when adversity harassed his path...

Beyond the Transient Hurrah

By Uthman Shodipe
 
Reality now stares at them with the bruising truth. There is no cheer across the land. There is no celebratory holler anywhere...

Defenders of the tribe

By Uthman Shodipe
 
It was Alexander Pope, that bardic eminence and creative master of the heroic couplet, who once declaimed most eloquently about the...

An errant power

By Uthman Shodipe
 
 
Look around you. There is that sense of confusion and the conflicting unknown. There is that frozen uncertainty, that sickening...

Conscience of the state

There is a creeping new nuance in power which perceives the state as a reflection of a self-orbiting personal core. Nothing must stray from that prejudicial...