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When do we stop Thinking?

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

Albert Einstein

As a rational being, thinking is a vital faculty in the human’s brain. Most times we end up in an endless loops of thoughts in the mind.

WHAT IS THINKING?

Thinking is the cognitive activities you use to process information, solve problems, make decisions, and create new ideas. You use your thinking skills when you try to make sense of experiences, organize information, make connections, ask questions, make plans, or decide what to do. Thinking is the activity of using your brain by considering a problem or possibility or creating an idea.

Close your eyes for a few moments. You’ll soon be aware of thoughts streaming through your mind — thoughts reminding you of the jobs you haven’t done, anxious thoughts about the future, fragments of memories, images of people you know, or snatches of songs you’ve recently heard.Now try to stop this stream of thought. See if you can experience a clear, empty mind, with no impressions or associations running through it. Hence, without thinking it will be impossible to do such mental exercises.

Thinking is impossible until death comes.! Our brain is always active whether we’re fully conscious or asleep. In fact, it’s even more active while we sleep.Whenever we try to rest and not think anything, our brains reverts back to these activities. This is the theory of the mind.

However, just as thinking, meditation and mindfulness practices enables us to identify the rights and wrongs and in decision making, it’s important we need to note that “a brain without the thinking faculty is a no brain.” Thoughts are fuelled by the attention we give to them.

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Contents in my Papers

Hi! Welcome to my blog, yeah it’s my blog 😂. I won’t say it’s a dream come through because starting up a blog is an imagination I got few hours ago that’s why I’m putting it into actions as fast as I can.

Okay, my intention is not to bore you with my stories but to explain things I intend to write down in my papers. I will be doing more of phisophical, educational, cultural, research, entertaining, political discourses etc.

“The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.” – PLATO

Resolving Cultural Conflicts In Nigeria

The Fayemi Papers

Every human society practices a kind of culture, it is what form our attitude, judgment, perception, respect, morality etc. Culture is a way of life. Culture can be expressed in arts and crafts, religions, clothings, foods, musics and languages. Nigeria is a country with diverse cultures infant an individual person have his/her own culture. Nigeria is an extremely ethnically diverse multinational state with over 250 ethnic groups and over 500 languages.

Cultural conflicts occur due to our differences and excesses. Since we all came from diverse cultures the way we handle conflicts diverse. Cultural conflicts or clashes also occurs as a result of disagreement among two or more cultures particularly when they are about values, beliefs, and practices. Some conflicts may also be caused due the superiority claim of one culture to other cultures. Research shows that some cultures claim to be more superior than the other for instance among…

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Resolving Cultural Conflicts In Nigeria

Every human society practices a kind of culture, it is what form our attitude, judgment, perception, respect, morality etc. Culture is a way of life. Culture can be expressed in arts and crafts, religions, clothings, foods, musics and languages. Nigeria is a country with diverse cultures infant an individual person have his/her own culture. Nigeria is an extremely ethnically diverse multinational state with over 250 ethnic groups and over 500 languages.

Cultural conflicts occur due to our differences and excesses. Since we all came from diverse cultures the way we handle conflicts diverse. Cultural conflicts or clashes also occurs as a result of disagreement among two or more cultures particularly when they are about values, beliefs, and practices. Some conflicts may also be caused due to the superiority claim of one culture to other cultures. Research shows that some cultures claim to be more superior than the other for instance among the richer and the poorer, the urban and rural areas, the elites and the uneducated etc. Cultural conflicts can also occur due to our inability to understand one another.

Example of Cultural Conflicts

A married couple who gave birth to a new baby boy or girl, take for instance the husband is Yoruba while the wife is Igbo. According the indigenous Igbo traditions the mother in-law is supposed to be in the couple’s house for “Omugwo” called child caring ( is a traditional Igbo custom for postpartum care for the mother of new born baby. The importance of this practice is that it helps the new mother to ease into her new role through which is done by the mother in-law.) Likewise according to the traditional Yoruba it is the Groom’s mother who takes this charge called “Itoju Omo”. This is a serious issue that may lead to a cultural conflict or clash.

HOW TO RESOLVE CULTURAL CONFLICTS

1) Learning about others people’s cultures. Intercultural education, this is a key solution to avoid conflicts a prior understanding of others people’s cultures will ensure good interaction among people.Intercultural education aims to bring about an overall improvement of people’s performance in situations taking place in intercultural contexts (McDonald et al. 2008; Gudykunst et al. 1996).

2) Common agreement. It’s normal for people to disagree but what matters is how we handle it.

3) In understanding cultural conflicts there is need to respect and maintain orderliness with one another.

CONCLUSION

Therefore, we must all understand that conflict is all around us, Nigeria is a country where people coexist. It should be noted that no culture is superior to another, that would be if and only if there is such thing called one perfect culture. Other strange cultures may lead to cultural shock but if we all come together to learn from all these differences and excesses we will then have a healthier relationship and a better solution to cultural conflicts.

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