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CAN THE PAST FIX THE PRESENT?

By Odinaka Ezeobele of Existentialism & Letters

“Unless we know what we are and how we came about to be what we are, we shall certainly be unable to know where and how to go further" Nwafor Orizu, Nigerian elder statesman. 

The quote expresses the need to find meaning in our lives by seeking beyond what we know. One of the important ways we can achieve this is through a conscious effort to study our collective human culture and take lessons from it. As we proffer solutions for a myriad of problems in our society, there is one weapon we can add to our arsenal; that is the value of studying humanities and this includes history. 

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