Hey! This is a Love Letter

I'm learning to share my thoughts on certain issues now, no matter what people might think.

I've found that I always stay quiet, especially when people I have so much respect for, mouth off their 'ideologies' and uninformed opinions with so much grit and faux authority.

I find this weird too. Considering the fact that I very much see myself as an outspoken person.

I use to nod, take deep breaths or say one or two words in affirmation of these standpoints I do not agree with.

Summary of the above paragraph = Massaging fragile egos. I have a PhD. I didn't come to play.

I just don’t have the STRENGTH for drama.

But. Wrong. Move.

You have a voice and your voice is just as important as the other party’s. Part of building a more receptive, tolerant, well-informed society is by contributing your two kobo (from the mental department) to bring people to see the light.

Understand that you have a responsibility to effect real change simply by sharing your thoughts on issues when certain conversations are birthed near you.

But you must approach these discussions with an open mind, seeking to learn, un-learn and re-learn as well. The end game isn't to get people to AGREE with you. Focus (humbly) more on getting them to see things from your own perspective.

There was a time 'speaking rubbish with confidence' was the cool thang. Not anymore. This is 2018. The world is moving fast. We’re in dire need of intellectuals that can hold stuff together and proffer concrete, reasonable and unbiased answers during vital conversations.

Let's be guided, please.

Yours,

Abdullahi Fawale
The 'Do-Better' Connoisseur.

End note:

In a world full of Trumps, finding the Obamas is quite the chore

Quote by: You-Already-Know-Who

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Abdullahi Fawale

Abdullahi Fawale

Content Creator & Broadcast Journalist