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Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"I was trying to read Santayana's book on reason but it is so dense I have had to put it aside. Life is short to be spent on boring literature."
May 5
Onyango Makagutu commented on Stephen Brodie's group Secularism in the UK and Europe.and the connection between much of the media and the Tory establishment. NEWS
"Stephen, those beggars on London streets should come and do benchmarking here in Nairobi."
May 5
Onyango Makagutu commented on Sydni Moser's group Coffee Break
"Why, Joan, I agree with you. Especially this A privileged person who does not recognize his/her privilege is either uneducated, prejudiced, lazy, or just plain bigoted. "
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"Hello Evelyn and welcome to AU"
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Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"I screwed them so they can worship me. Some way to get people to followyou"
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Onyango Makagutu commented on Hope's group Imagine No Organized Religion
"Horrors of horrors! Showing bare legs, that will invite the debil"
Apr 15
Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Joan, this sounds like Ivan talking to Aloysha or is it the old priest advising the young penitent. I loved that book. Should read that book again."
Apr 13
Onyango Makagutu commented on Sydni Moser's group Coffee Break
"Davy i like your mama. That took a lot of courage and you have turned out well for yourself. A lot was lost here too when the missionary came and i see people who have no idea what was lost nor showing any interest in finding out."
Apr 12
Onyango Makagutu commented on Hope's group Imagine No Organized Religion
"The Uneducated States of America amuse me. They have a specific amendment on religion in their constitution while at the same time religion takes a powerful position in daily life n their government"
Apr 9
Onyango Makagutu commented on Sydni Moser's group Coffee Break
"Hope there is nothing"
Apr 8
Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Mrs. B and Stephen, I think we all didn't get the good feeling because we were waiting for it lol. God works in mysterious ways, you know"
Apr 1
Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Loren you are right. I expected some message or some feeling at my confirmation and nothing happened. It was an anticlimax. Now I think I agree with Matt wholeheartedly, we need a sign :) except, I think, whatever sign, it will always be open to…"
Mar 31
Onyango Makagutu commented on Sydni Moser's group Coffee Break
"This is despicable speech. But I am certain they would defend it under free speech. We don't have to agree with them."
Mar 31
Onyango Makagutu commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"I can read it."
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Onyango Makagutu commented on Adriana's group Freethought and Funny Bones
"Free trip and the details are in the church or inside the billboard? Maybe the pastor should take the first trip"
Mar 19
Onyango Makagutu commented on Loren Miller's group Quote Of The Day
"Loren, I agree. I want them to tell me how clear the communication is. How they interact and all."
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Of the gods

Posted on December 8, 2018 at 5:59am 3 Comments

From his Tusculan disputations, it appears Cicero was way ahead of the the creationists. in that work, the teleological arguments are made and dispensed with including the argument from complexity, Behe's favourite. 

In this post, I dwell on the response by Cotta, a priest, to the arguments advanced by Vellieus, an Epicurean, 

African religion

Posted on March 22, 2018 at 7:31am 2 Comments

Most commentary on religion on the web deals mainly with the Abrahamic faiths. Whenever Buddhism is talked about, mainly it is like now when they are fighting the muslim minority in Burma. African religions hardly ever get a mention or even a footnote. It is this anomaly that I seek to correct by writing a few pieces on African religion to join those others written by people more qualified than I am.…

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Towards an African philosophy

Posted on February 21, 2017 at 1:51am 6 Comments

In this post, I provide various links on the challenges of African philosophy and attempts by scholars to answer the question whether an African philosophy exists.

My thoughts on the education of children

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 12:46am 16 Comments

Having read the thoughts of Lycurgus, Rousseau and Montaigne on this very important topic, I have written what I think should be the end of all of education.

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At 10:20am on December 26, 2020, Stephen Brodie said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ONYANGO I HOPE YOU HAD A LOVELY DAY 

At 11:31pm on December 25, 2020, Mrs.B said…

Happy Birthday, Onyango.

At 11:15pm on December 25, 2020, Darth Vader said…

At 6:30pm on July 27, 2020, Paul Smith said…

Hi Onyango, you have remained fit if your pic is any indication. If you are still running up Kenya Mountain you have my respect. As for me i continue to hike in the hot weather but i despise it.

At 7:21am on June 8, 2020, Davy said…

Thank you Onyango for your kind thoughts.
Yes! They certainly are strange times that we are witnessing.

At 1:56pm on January 30, 2020, Mrs.B said…

Thank you Onyango. 73, & still breathing....that is a good thing.

At 10:35am on December 27, 2019, Davy said…

Well we didn't have a white Yuletide. More like an '50's - '60's Aussie winter cool to cold and damp with the occasional misty day. 
Over here they tend to celebrate the New Year more than the Xmas. And this year every thing is quiet and low keyed. 
How are things in your corner of this beautiful Planet? 

At 4:35pm on December 25, 2019, Davy said…

Happy Birthday Onyango , me modji 

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At 5:42am on December 25, 2019, Stephen Brodie said…

Hey Onyango. Happy birthday and enjoy the holidays. All the best my friend.

At 1:13am on December 25, 2019, Mrs.B said…

 
 
 

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