Cows, Pigs, Wars & Witches: The riddles of culture

Review by Unity Ivongbe Author: Harris Marvin This is a 6 chapter, 256 page book authored by a renowned anthropologist, Prof. Harris Marvin (anthropology is the study of human cultures & societies). The title was the point of attraction for me to the extent that I chose it as my first read out of the [...]

the call

the call

I wish I didn't exist. (sometimes) I hear news of yet another "gone too soon," and I envy their sorrowful, but appealing departure from this tiring world. We constantly speak of hope, yet everyday it gets worse. Intelligence increasing, technology soaring; beast mode activating. We're changing, and it's not for the better. I'm not surprised, [...]

Purpose

They believe our world started with a big bang, but the creative words of a God sounds naive. They believe out of apes we emerged, but to be moulded by a Supreme Being seems ridiculous. They believe the most intelligent beings use only a percentage of their mind's ability, or brain's capability; imagine a 100 [...]