Posted: Thu, March 29, 2018 | By: BBI/Misc.
REPORT FROM THE FACILITATOR: ASASIRA JUSTUS
On 28th March 2018, I held the very first Critical thinking workshop at Mbarara University of Science and Technology. The workshop, it was successful. First of all, thank you Brighter Brains Institute for the financial support.
The workshop started at 9am. The… Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, March 28, 2018 | By: Pearl College (Uganda)
Today we continued our critical thinking lessons at Pearl with our students. We explored many questions and beliefs which need a critical approach. The topical issues were Magic and religion.
We talked the following questions among others;-
- Who wrote the Bible?
- Can Spirits talk?
… Continue Reading
Posted: Tue, March 27, 2018 | By: Pearl College (Uganda)
Today has been a wonderful day as I took Pearl students in Critical thinking lessons following Leo Igwe’s literature with particular emphasis on INDIVIDUAL DOUBT. I was very much mesmerized with the audience’s active participation in answering questions on WHY DO YOU BELIEVE (A PARTICULAR THING)? as… Continue Reading
Posted: Tue, March 27, 2018 | By: Nyakiyumbu Widows (Uganda)
by Muhindo Nyesi
The planting has started today. The women decided to be going in shifts to plant because of their other domestic tasks. Because the bush in this land had grown faster in the very few days finished, the first shift has been for the few children who… Continue Reading
Posted: Mon, March 26, 2018 | By: Joy Women (Uganda)
Held on 25/03/2018
The workshop took place at the venue of Joy Women Group in Mumbuzi cell, Nyakasanga ward, Nyamwamba division-Kasese Municipality.
Most of the participants included the members of Joy Women Group and a few non members-29 people attended. The workshop lasted for 8 hours… Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, March 21, 2018 | By: The Philippines
by Sally Melendres
Below is a list of superstitions discussed in the Critical Thinking workshop held in March, 2017, with the Buhid Mangyans.
1. Death of any member of the family - after burial the remaining members in the family must burn the house on belief that… Continue Reading
Posted: Tue, March 20, 2018 | By: BBI/Misc.
by Leo Igwe
While there is a critical need for sceptical rationality in Africa, it has not been such a potent force in the region. Sceptical viewpoints are seldom visible in everyday talks and discussions, in public and national debates, in the mainstream media, in scholarly and popular literature.… Continue Reading
Posted: Sun, March 18, 2018 | By: Nigeria
by Abdulrahman Aliyu
See the sadness on this young girl’s face. This was from a marriage in northern Nigeria.
My question is, will any of my educated, well to do Muslim friends from the North of Nigeria, allow this sort of thing to happen to their daughter… Continue Reading
Posted: Fri, March 16, 2018 | By: Nyakiyumbu Widows (Uganda)
The land has been paid today Friday 16th/Feb/2018. It has been a very big struggle getting land since lands are very expensive. We tried to look for land which is a bit sizeable and a bit cheaper.
We thank you for the struggle you undergo there to see that… Continue Reading
Posted: Thu, March 15, 2018 | By: Humanism
by Leo Igwe
I want to share with you the reasons I am a humanist and why I have devoted the last two decades of my life working and campaigning to promote humanism in Africa. Humanism is a way of thinking and living that emphasizes the… Continue Reading
Posted: Thu, March 15, 2018 | By: Kanyenze (Uganda)
by Loice Ngunguro
46 participants attended and mainly we discussed superstition as the major topic as it is the Doubt most communities have in common.
Participants defined forms of superstition in our community as:
Belief in human rain makers
Animal sacrifice by ridgeleaders
… Continue Reading
Posted: Sun, March 11, 2018 | By: Buhanga (Uganda)
by Masereka Sebastian
Hello Buhanga Friends
I need to tell you that Emeda has died today.
Emelda has been Buhanga tailor who has been sewing Mothers Givers school uniforms and, pillows and bags at a helping price.
She has left 4 children, 3 boys and 1… Continue Reading
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