Think Saturday: The Paradox of Time

The paradox of our time is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers.

We have wider motor ways, but narrower view points.

We buy more things yet, we enjoy less.

We have bigger houses and smaller families.

We have more conveniences but less time to enjoy them.

We have advanced diplomas, degrees and Education but less common sense.

We have more knowledge, but less sound judgement.

We have more medicine, but less wellbeing.

We have multiplied our possesion but reduced our values.

We have high incomes and social profiles, but lower morals.

We have been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble
crossing the road to meet a new neighbour.

We have conquered outer space, but still find it an adventure to smile
to a stranger.

We have tried to clean the air, but polluted the soul

We have splited the atom but not our prejudices

We have collective wealth and yet, poor individuals abide
We have more free ways but narrower viewpoints

We talk too much, love too seldom and hate too often.

If these odds could connect and these dotted lines join up, then,
society would be better equipped for transformation.

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(The Paradox of Time is a Paraphrased Quote of George Carlin)

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  1. Nice piece which would stand the test of time

  2. New Man Movement! Oh how I love this

  3. Dr Victor Oye, Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has mentioned that it
    could have been higher if President Muhammadu Buhari have been round to handle the problems with hate speech
    coming from totally different quarters of the nation. He additionally referred to as on these beating the
    drums of battle to not plunge the nation into recent inside disaster.

    Oye made the decision in an interview with newsmen on Monday
    in Awka.

    He stated the nation couldn't afford one other battle after a lot life had been misplaced with attendant setback within the
    course of maintaining it united.

    "All these threats, all these ethnic jingoism, all these grandstanding and shenanigan doesn't well worth the blood of any Nigerian.

    "We have had sufficient of disaster and we can't afford one other
    one," he stated.

    Oye mentioned there was want for Nigerians to come back to the spherical desk, look at the state of affairs and discover out what's inflicting tension within the nation.

    He mentioned the suggestions of the 2014 nationwide convention ought to be carried out within the curiosity of the nation.

    The celebration chairman commended Performing President Yemi Osinbajo for his tact in managing the challenges to this point, however added that he couldn't do it alone.

    "We want a committee that exhibits the true consultant
    of the individuals to sit down down and research the
    2014 convention options because it issues the state of affairs

    "Nigeria couldn't have spent a lot cash, time and mind on such doc just for it to be locked up in a drawer.

    "We need to genuinely focus on as a individuals; solely that may give us the peace we crave.

    "America is bigger than Nigeria, extra populated than Nigeria and much more numerous than Nigeria however but they're extra united and stronger as a result of they agreed, respect one another and adhere to a structure that may be a product of its individuals.

    "The give up order issued to some folks in different components of the nation is irresponsible and ailing
    thought out, the issuers ought to be arrested and
    tried for treason as a result of they need to create disaster in Nigeria.

    "The Performing President has achieved properly up to now however it's not sufficient, it will have been higher if President Muhammadu Buhari was round to handle the issue of this nation.

    "That is why I proceed to pray for his fast restoration and return to
    his seat," he mentioned.

    Talking on the disaster within the occasion, Oye described these in search of to take over the nationwide management of the celebration by way of the backdoor as faceless impostors.

    He stated the courtroom judgement which gave the Police and INEC Order of Mandamus to recognise Chief Martin Agbaso as nationwide chairman of the social gathering couldn't stand the check of time.

    "Those who're scheming to takeover APGA via the backdoor are faceless impostors, most of them had been expelled members of APGA and Agbaso is a PDP man.

    "The Police and INEC which can be to execute that order are in courtroom as a result of they weren't served writ of summon previous to the judgment simply as I used to be not served.

    "As matter of reality, the Choose who gave that judgement has excused himself from the matter, how can I undergo precarious legal responsibility for
    what I do know nothing about?

    "All these are simply a part of the grand design to cease Gov. Willie Obiano from contesting and successful second time period, however it is not going to work," he stated.


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