There’s a lot of painful to remember history and facts coupled with subtle cynic acts when it comes to Nigerian educational history, all of which seem to be playing a discord in our lucid minds, a sound which both adults and children alike seem not to make any rhythm of, so bear with me as …
There is a wise saying which goes like this “if you want to go fast go alone but if you want to go far go with people”, before you write me off as promoting something negative let me quickly clarify the point to you that you are already a gang member, you belong to a group of people called family, and you know for sure that whether you are right or wrong they would always come to your rescue
when we head out in search for evidence to support our opinion. It is amazing how we would almost always find supporting evidence, this is because people’s opinions differ, and people only observe to see what they want to see – i.e an evidence that confirms their opinion.
The above phenomenon is known as “confirmation Bias”
There’s a reason the holy places are adorned with holy objects and symbols, there’s a reason gold is used when showing sales adverts, there’s a reason people wear black during funerals and there’s a reason Facebook is Blue (and would continue to remain blue)
Studying is necessary for do well in school, but is it necessary to do well in school?