Wikipedia defines Cryonics "as the low-temperature preservation of people who cannot be sustained by contemporary medicine with the hope that resuscitation and restoration to full health may be possible in the far future." Founded by Robert. C. Ettinger in April 1976 (who is cryopreserved as well) Cryonics is in the business of selling hope of resurrection… Continue reading CRYONICS: THE ARGUMENTS, FEARS AND THE FUTURE.
There is a "figure of speech" for writing and articulating sentences, but to speak those sentences you have to figure out the "speech" on your own. Yes, it's a paradox- all anchors accept this. Let's, dig it out more! Speak words and let them sail to your audience. But if your audience flinches or leans… Continue reading EVENT ANCHORING: 8 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR ANCHORS
Traditional marriage in Igbo land is an integral part of Igbo traditional prior to the introduction of white wedding ceremony in Africa. A man is expected to joyfully go home immediately with his wife after fulfillment of traditional marriage rites in company of his relatives. But this sometimes is not accepted to Pentecostal Christians as… Continue reading WHICH IS MORE IMPORTANT? (IGBO TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE OR CHRISTIAN WHITE WEDDING)
The conflict between Igbo traditional religion started in the 19th century. This contact was dramatic in different dimension. First, it widely challenged some of the tenets of the Igbo traditional religion. On the other hand, the contact made a dramatic conversion of the Igbo people into Christianity. Igbo world view revealed that the Igbo people… Continue reading IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND CHRISTIANITY
Who is an Osu in Igbo Community? For Achebe (1994:156) An Osu, is a person dedicated to a god, a thing set apart, a taboo forever and his children after him. Dike (2007:12) defined an Osu as an outcast, a person whose ancestors were sacrificed or dedicated to the local deity in the Igbo Community… Continue reading “OSU” (DICHOTOMY IN IGBO LAND)
The ancestors have special place among the Igbo people. They are given their due honour and respect among the people and community. The primary duty of the ancestors is to guide and promote the welfare of the people/community members. In Igbo worldview, it is believed communion and communication go on between the dead ancestors and… Continue reading IGBO AND ANCESTORS
As a Christian, reading books by unbelievers especially by self confessed Atheist Richard Dawkins is like walking on fire to see what happens. It always makes one question everything they believe in while wondering if they should join the other side of the divide. For me, my curiousity of what's out there (especially when it… Continue reading REACTION TO THE GOD DELUSIONS BY RICHARD DAWKINS
Why are so many Igbo people drawn to reincarnation? Why do the Igbos believe in a supposed transmigration at death of the soul of a human being into a new person? Reincarnation is found in many ancient cultures and belief system which gives nod to rebirth/metempsychosis. It was upheld by Greek Historic figures, such as Pythagoras,… Continue reading REINCARNATION: FROM AN IGBO MAN’S PERSPECTIVE
The Nze na Ozo are seen as the highest and most important religious and social group in the Igbo society of southeast Nigeria. In Igbo land, to become Ozo means that the title holder is now an “Nze” implying living spirit and an Ancestor. Generally for people in Igbo land, it’s a symbol of prominence… Continue reading THE CHURCH AND “OZO” TITLE
[ecwid widgets="productbrowser search categories minicart" default_category_id="0" default_product_id="0" minicart_layout="MiniAttachToProductBrowser"] Peppermint is a hybrid species of spearmint and water mint which are gathered by steam distillation of the fresh aerial parts of the flowering plant. Peppermint is one of the oldest European herbs used for many purpose. Therefore, I listed some of the uses of peppermint oil… Continue reading USES OF PEPPERMINT OIL.