My major reservation with the 8-4-4 system in Kenya is that it nurtures and extols only one type of excellence – academic. Do not get me wrong, this is a much needed function in society. However, we need musicians, athletes, ...Read more
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I thought about this, and knowing that society [wrongfully so] creates thresholds of what is ‘beautiful’, came to the conclusion that what people perceive as beauty can be used as grounds for discrimination. What do you think? Once, local bank ...Read more
Do you believe that people with disabilities are just an insignificant number in the population? How can society change the way they see people with disabilities?
To me marriage is a Union but looking at the trend of marriages today it a culture, why because when u ask me? I will say that’s what peoples do.
In Gambian culture as well as many other African cultures, the myth of virginity and hymens has an effect in the sex lives of both women and men. The cultural expectations – religion playing a role in it -of women ...Read more
Are we, for example, post-religion (or post-marriage, etc.)? I ask this question because of: – – rising cases of anomie – rising cases of divorce – rising cases of deviant/self-destructive/maladaptive behaviour esp. among the youth Taking religion for example – ...Read more
Is our education model in schools a true reflection on the individuals our society have now? We see day in day our students or academia’s commit the various crimes and actions that society seeks to correct with education. Is our ...Read more
I am no authority on mental illness, but I can say I do know a bit about it because I am also a Social Scientist. I did courses in my undergraduate & post-graduate (e.g. Medical Sociology and Social Psychology) that ...Read more
From my observation of the world, the untamed human is attributed to; egocentric, judgmental, demand for needs, desire satisfaction, the tendency of physical comfort and material possession over spiritual values. In contrast I think a better society needs a tamed ...Read more
This is probably the most rhetorical question I have asked yet, but before we wish it away, it’s worth noting that sometimes it is the most obvious of things that go misunderstood. From my experiences & observations I have come ...Read more