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The Human Predicament – A Reflection on the Meaning of Human Life Part. 3

What have we achieved in the end? What in the final analysis are we going to do with all the money, all the wealth we spend our life struggling to acquire?  We shall leave them behind when we die and go to the grave?

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We wake up in the morning, brush our teeth, take our bath, take our breakfast, dress up and go out struggling for one thing or another- money, food, wealth etc. We struggle the whole day and come back home in the evening to sleep. The following morning, we wake up to go through the routine again, brush our teeth, take our bath, take our breakfast, dress up and we are out again, struggling till evening. This goes on till we die and it is all over. What have we achieved in the end? What in the final analysis are we going to do with all the money, all the wealth we spend our life struggling to acquire?  We shall leave them behind when we die and go to the grave?

The Problem of Evil

The most disturbing problem that makes human life appear meaningless is the problem of evil. This is the problem that has plagued human life from its very beginning and has disturbed the human mind from time immemorial. It has become an insoluble problem, a puzzle and in fact, a mystery to the human mind. It is natural evil for instance that leads one to ask whether human life has any meaning at all, or any purpose. A visit for example to a home for mentally retarded children or physically handicapped children, disabled people, paralytics, terminally sick people in great pain, or a mortuary, prompts one to ask whether human life has any meaning at all. This was what led Job to curse the day he was born. He wished he had died as soon as he was born.

The absurdity of human existence and the futility of all human struggles dawns on one also at funerals or interment. As the coffin is lowered into the grave it dawns on one that it is all over for the deceased, that this is the final end of all his struggles, all his endeavours, all his wealth, and that the very same fate awaits us all.

Death

Death is the worst evil that happens to man, an evil that makes human life appear purposeless and meaningless.  Sartre concludes that ‘If we have to die, then our life has no meaning’ the strongest instinct in both in both men and animals is the instinct of self-preservation or self-perpetuation. It is the instinct to avoid death, the instinct to continue living. Yet death is the surest thing that will happen to us. If there is only one thing that is unmistakably certain, which no skeptic has ever doubted or can ever doubt, is that death is inevitable. It is certain that we shall all die because we were all condemned to death even before we were born. ‘As soon as a man is born,’ says Heidegger, ‘he is old enough to die’. Some people are not even born before they die, they die in the womb before they are born. Some die just as they as born, some die a few minutes after they are born, some a few hours, others a few days, some are few months, others a few years. Some live to ripe old age. Death can come and does come at any time in a person’s life, at any age, from ante-natal state, to infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood to old age.

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Credit: Inusah Awuni – MPhil, MA, BA (Lecturer – AUCC & DUC)

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DND Goes Hard on “Witchcraft” through Rap; with KAMULIMULISIGN aka the Night Flier

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DND of the Dope Guyz Empire comes again with another creative piece.

This time, the duo tackles a very sensitive topic.

The song is entitled KAMULIMULISIGN addresses some evil doings in our societies. The song emphasises the fact that hatred, jealousy and envy are the causes and sources of human suffering, and these bad deeds are the fertile ground for the activities of the rampant witchcraft and its adverse effects on humanity and society as a whole.

Many innocent lives have been lost, as well as destroying people with good minds for development. The song questions why witches are only and passionately interested in killing and destroying great people who have good intentions and the ability to bring development.

This song however can be seen as controversial, as it does not directly address witches, but rather an insect (specifically, a night flier).

However, since witches are said to be flying at night for their meetings and other activities, it is clear the witch here is metaphorically represented in the life and nature of a night flier (KAMULIMULISIGN).

Get yourself entertained by listening to this creative piece of work.

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Kingsen Bars Vol 2 is a gift from Gingsen

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Kingsen Bars Vol 2 is here. Worthy to be rated as a proper gift to rap afficionados. Call him the Boy wonder, and you are not far from truth. Gingsen is a formidable rap force prepping his repertoire to curate the best of hip-hop playlists. The young enigma has gone from telling Aisha’s story, flowing unapologetically, dropping the dialogue , his Lemon Paper Freestyle, and Me flow to print his name permanently in hip hop.

Kingsen Bars Vol 1

Gingsen’s Kingsen Bars Vol 1 gave an impression of a dope rapper set for greatness. Through the EP, the rapper got numerous features, and even earned a spot on EL’s recent Bar 6 Album.

After which, he joined Tamale’s Young Bull, Fad Lan to mesmerize the industry with Okay.

In pursuit of an enviable growth trajectory, the rapper has released Kingsen Bars Vol 2. A 5-track EP, Kingsen Bars Vol 2, present yet another opportunity to retain the respect associated with his brand. The rapper brings lyrical dexterity to bare, whilst switching between styles for fluidity in flow. Kingsen Bars Vol 2 retains the grit of hip hop, the bouncy beats, sultry vocals to complicnt rap, and multi-lingual lyrics.

Other Reads : Brand New! Dj Gizy, Teflon Flexx & Mani Mandela on one song

The purely hip hop EP is perfomed in Hausa, Twi, English, & Gurune. With features from Freddy WyseRicchKid & Quad Gee , Kingsen Bars Vol 2, is the official road trip EP.

The EP was produced by Treyvonne, Young White, Vel Beatz, Quad Gee & Gingsen himself.

Stream the Kingsen Bars Vol 2 on all music platforms.

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Brand New! Dj Gizy, Teflon Flexx & Mani Mandela on one song

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Dj Gizy continues to excite music lovers. What happens when three of the finest creatives combine forces? Nothing short of a thrill.

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One of Upper East Region’s finest Deejays, Dj Gizy has released a lovely tune as part of his birthday celebrations. The song features Stew Gang’s Boss Teflon Flexx, and the man with the Northern Melodies, Mani Mandela. Titled My Love, it chronicles the desire to formerly win over a beautiful damsel. Performed in English & Buli, the two featured artistes present their wow sides to to compliment rhythmic and throbbing instrumentals.

Despite being frontiers of the new generation of Builsa born musicians, this is the first time they appear on a song together.

Enjoy this beautiful song.

Teflonn Flexx & Mani Mandela are perceived to have an unhealthy relationship, this feature by Dj Gizy could break the ice. Whatever was thought to exist is now diffused.

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