Class Privilege: Why people lie about having it rough

When we think about economic and social inequality in the United States, there’s a tendency to consider it from the angle of how it affects people at the bottom, whose lives are harder because of their skin color or ethnic identity, or because they come from a neglected rural area or a poor urban neighborhood. … Continue reading Class Privilege: Why people lie about having it rough

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Don’t look down on people except if you’re admiring their shoes

Many years ago I was working as a clerk at a faculty in one popular university in Nigeria, then I saw an advert for NDA (Nigeria Defence Academy), I have always loved to go to NDA so I applied, submitted my form and was called for admission examination. I had to travel to Kaduna all … Continue reading Don’t look down on people except if you’re admiring their shoes

Absolutely valid truths about integrity

Your integrity will be your strongest defence when you are wrongly accused. No matter how you pretend to be a person of integrity, people must discover that you do not have it. Only men of integrity are worthy of trust. If you have no integrity, people will doubt your words, even when you say the … Continue reading Absolutely valid truths about integrity

5 Qualities every Child wants from Teachers

Embracing teaching as a career guarantees a life of arduous toil. But working with children is one of the highly demanding jobs which endlessly test one’s reasoning, temperament, attitude and personality. A large number of teachers hate their jobs except for the commensurate salaries and other fringe benefits that come with it. However, it’s no … Continue reading 5 Qualities every Child wants from Teachers

How to easily spot a liar

We've all been lied to. No doubts about that, and at one point or the other you may have also been there, done that or still doing it. But don't worry, this isn't about you. Wouldn't it be nice if we never lied to people who trusted us? Of course, whatever we do comes back … Continue reading How to easily spot a liar