YES, NO, MAYBE SO: OR, Congratulations, Your Book Is Coming Out Again, But Written By Someone Else!

Originally posted on GLITTERING SCRIVENER:
A little story about strangely full circle writing careers and saying yes for you. In the summer of 2004, I was 27 years old, and at the Breadloaf Writer’s conference, where I was boring an editor to tears by talking about my short story collection. No editor wants to hear those words, particularly not out of the mouth of a… Continue reading YES, NO, MAYBE SO: OR, Congratulations, Your Book Is Coming Out Again, But Written By Someone Else!

But why shouldn’t she take some responsibility too for the rape?

Originally posted on blue milk:
I am going to assume the person who left this comment on my post Don’t get raped is a man: When it comes to any kind of crime, I think it is important to make a distinction between blame and responsibility. In all cases all of the blame belongs to the perpetrators. However, in some cases, some of the responsibility… Continue reading But why shouldn’t she take some responsibility too for the rape?

The Greek crisis and the dysfunctional European political space

Originally posted on london-brussels one-way or return:
It has been sad to see the Greek crisis gathering pace, culminating in a Eurozone summit which, on condition of deep and intrusive reforms, allows Greece to remain in the Eurozone, and offers the perspective of another bailout.  But no one is under any illusions that the crisis is resolved.  It is clear that European integration has reached a… Continue reading The Greek crisis and the dysfunctional European political space

In search for peace

Ugandan president heads to Burundi for crisis election talks By AFP Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni flew to Burundi Tuesday for crisis talks, as President Pierre Nkurunziza readied for a third term bid in polls next week following months of violence. Museveni, appointed mediator last week by the five-nation East African Community (EAC), is to push stalled talks between Nkurunziza’s ruling CNDD-FDD … Continue reading In search for peace

Environmental and Genetic determinism

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY TOPIC ENVIRONMENTAL AND GENETIC DETERMINISM OF HUMAN SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT A TERM PAPER SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE COURSE: PHIL 346 (PHILOSOPHY OF DEVELOPMENT II) BY UGWU EMMANUEL IKENNA JUNE 2014 Title page Environmental and genetic determinism of human socio-economic development Dedication Dedicated to all underdeveloped nations whose citizens are … Continue reading Environmental and Genetic determinism