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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by GogobiriLalas: 2:59pm On Jun 10
Can't stand this biash..hope she chokes on a cok
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 3:04pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


She encourages respect for women but if it the same to you as disrespect for men, so be it, but know that you have misunderstood her message profoundly.
she always suggest in her books how men are good for nothing animalistic barbarians. Don't expect her to it out I'm a literary critic so I easily spot those underlying messages
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 3:20pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
she always suggest in her books how men are good for nothing animalistic barbarians. Don't expect her to it out I'm a trained literary critic so I easily spot those underlying messages

If you were a trained literary critic, you would know that your interpretation of her novels is filtered through your subjective perception and experience. Go to sleep mehn.

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 3:21pm On Jun 10
PhenomenalMorgan:

There is a huge difference between a person's belief and a natural principle...
Beliefs can be controversial but truth is both Universal and can't be twisted...
A person can twist the truth to his own beliefs but that doesn't mean that the truth has changed!!

What universal truth?
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 3:21pm On Jun 10
generationz:




Even Jesus was a feminist

He showed respect to women at a time women where considered second class citizens and only had an identity through daughter hood or marriage

How conveniently they forget. Jesus was an ultra progressive and liberal person.

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 3:29pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


She encourages respect for women but if it the same to you as disrespect for men, so be it, but know that you have misunderstood her message profoundly.
secondly what do you mean by respect for women? I've heard that phrase for at least 10,000 times and I still don't know what it means
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 3:32pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
secondly what do you mean by respect for women? I've heard that phrase for at least 10,000 times and I still don't know what it means

That's why we need more Chimamandas you see!
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 3:38pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


That's why we need more Chimamandas you see!

I don't need her. I've heard people say " all women must be respected" but none of them has been able to explain to me why and that includes you. I guess you all just want to say things that sounds satisfying to you. Respect is earned not demanded, no one automatically earns respect on the basis his /her gender.
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 3:40pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


If you were a trained literary critic, you would know that your interpretation of her novels is filtered through your subjective perception and experience. Go to sleep mehn.
all criticisms are subjective that doesn't mean I'm wrong or I'm the only one seeing those subtle messages in her books
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by AmazonTopaz: 3:44pm On Jun 10
Bossjakande:
if u know how much I hate dis lady.
Funny enough she doesn't even know if you exist grin grin

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Bossjakande: 3:47pm On Jun 10
AmazonTopaz:

Funny enough she doesn't even know if you exist grin grin
hippolyta stay away from me I wont warn u again
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by AmazonTopaz: 3:48pm On Jun 10
Bossjakande:
hippolyta stay away from me I wont warn u again
Get lost undecided

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Bossjakande: 3:50pm On Jun 10
AmazonTopaz:

Get lost undecided
smiles bluntboy u see am not d one at fault here.dont worry.I let u go
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by PhenomenalMorgan(m): 3:51pm On Jun 10
blowjohn:


U r not ready for business.
80k for a cracked phone?
Don't u have a conscience?
That's a Galaxy Note 8!!
Not a Tecno or Infinix device...
Must people comment on what they have little knowledge of

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 3:53pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
I don't need her. I've heard people say " all women must be respected" but none of them has been able to explain to me why and that includes you. I guess you all just want to say things that sounds satisfying to you. Respect is earned not demanded, no one automatically earns respect on the basis his /her gender.

Exactly! So you would agree that a man has no special position, in family or society, granted to him for the simple reason that he is a man. Right? cheesy

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 3:53pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
all criticisms are subjective that doesn't mean I'm wrong or I'm the only one seeing those subtle messages in her books

Wrong and paranoid. wink
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by blowjohn(m): 3:54pm On Jun 10
PhenomenalMorgan:

That's a Galaxy Note 8!!
Not a Tecno or Infinix device...
Must people comment on what they have little knowledge of


But that crack will even bring it's aesthetic level down to even less than note 3 sef.
Nawao.
Things dey happen sha. I must leave this country!!
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by PhenomenalMorgan(m): 3:56pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


What universal truth?
My statement was to emphasize that although the person i initially quoted has a twisted belief of feminism it does not hold water or change what feminism truly is...

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by PhenomenalMorgan(m): 3:58pm On Jun 10
blowjohn:



But that crack will even bring it's aesthetic level down to even less than note 3 sef.
Nawao.
Things dey happen sha. I must leave this country!!
The reason is that Samsung devices use the best Amoled screens(and good glass back) in the industry, when they crack be ready to spend a fortune in repairs
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 4:00pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


Exactly! So you would agree that a man has no special position, in family or society, granted to him for the simple reason that he is a man. Right? cheesy
lol. Are you not living on this earth where women drag men on the floor because they are the breadwinners? The reason men have more respect is simply because almost every good thing you see in this world today is the invention of a man. In Africa, a man is expected to build a house buy a car pay your bride price and take care of you. There is no way on earth I will be taking care of you while you are living under my roof and try to rub shoulders with me. Even in the west 90% of the families survive on the man's money even during divorce most of his properties goes to female how on earth do I see you as my equal?
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Angelfrost: 4:01pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
I don't need her. I've heard people say " all women must be respected" but none of them has been able to explain to me why and that includes you. I guess you all just want to say things that sounds satisfying to you. Respect is earned not demanded, no one automatically earns respect on the basis his /her gender.

Let's be honest with ourselves... Most Nigerian men demand respect based solely on their gender, like the thing between their legs qualifies them as respectable.

A lot of sexism (look it up) continues to predominate most aspects of our daily lives: whether corporate, social, or political... It is backward, and stupid... Are we gonna pretend like we don't still hear stuff like: "You mean you were beaten by a woman?" or "How could a woman have been picked to head that department?", etc...

A lot of Nigerian men get really envious, offended, and upset when a woman achieves a feat hitherto predominated by men... Most even deliberately choose to frustrate women heads, and the few that are supportive do it very reluctantly...

I could go on and on, but the harsh reality stares us in the face... I'm not trying to score cheap points with the ladies here (I couldn't give a flying f...), but the chauvinistic and sexist attitude of most Nigerian men is getting more and more pointless in the face of a fast-evolving world.

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 4:01pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


Wrong and paranoid. wink
you know nothing.
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 4:07pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
lol. Are you not living on this earth where women drag men on the floor because they are the breadwinners? The reason men have more respect is simply because almost every good thing you see in this world today is the invention of a man. In Africa, a man is expected to build a house buy a car pay your bride price and take care of you. There is no way on earth I will be taking care of you while you are living under my roof and try to rub shoulders with me. Even in the west 90% of the families survive on the man's money even during divorce most of his properties goes to female how on earth do I see you as my equal?

So you want more respect because other men invented great things? grin
Take care of me? You must first earn more. It won't happen.

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Mindfulness: 4:08pm On Jun 10
PhenomenalMorgan:

My statement was to emphasize that although the person i initially quoted has a twisted belief of feminism it does not hold water or change what feminism truly is...

Thanks for the clarification.
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by okeyfrank: 4:09pm On Jun 10
IGBO AMAKA
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Fortunex9(m): 4:10pm On Jun 10
gazilion:
This girl is good in what she's doing but she's ignorant of the laws of God.
Her mind is blinded by the prince of this world to believe in feminism.
Whatever you achieve, without the LORDSHIP of JESUS will become vanity at last!!
I love you Chimamanda but pray you find Salvation on time!!!
Oga Salvation Who Told U She havent found salvation
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by lilbest4(m): 4:13pm On Jun 10
Angelfrost:


Let's be honest with ourselves... Most Nigerian men demand respect based solely on their gender, like the thing between their legs qualifies them as respectable.

A lot of sexism (look it up) continues to predominate most aspects of our daily lives: whether corporate, social, or political... It is backward, and stupid... Are we gonna pretend like we don't still hear stuff like: "You mean you were beaten by a woman?" or "How could a woman have been picked to head that department?", etc...

A lot of Nigerian men get really envious, offended, and upset when a woman achieves a feat hitherto predominated by men... Most even deliberately choose to frustrate women heads, and the few that are supportive do it very reluctantly...

I could go on and on, but the harsh reality stares us in the face... I'm not trying to score cheap points with the ladies here (I couldn't give a flying f...), but the chauvinistic and sexist attitude of most Nigerian men is getting more and more pointless in the face of a fast-evolving world.
that's a whole lot of bullish... You wrote up there. In my department in school, the former HOD was a woman, the current one is a woman, the former VC was a woman, the former Dean was a woman. No one really gives a shiit what gender you are the problem is that most women aren't mature enough to accept loss or rejection that's why they play the gender card when they don't win a position. In 2016, after Clinton lost the US presidential election, all the women in America took to the streets to protest that women rights were under threat angry like WTF so you are supposed to just win because you are a woman? That's what most women do and when things don't go their way they play gender victim card.
Most Men are believed to be physically stronger than women, tell a woman to load bags of cement into a truck she will remind you that she is a woman and that she is not as strong as you but tell her is a weaker sex she will call you a misogynist(whatever they think that rubbish means) such a confused lot
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by Angelfrost: 4:24pm On Jun 10
lilbest4:
that's a whole lot of bullish... You wrote up there. In my department in school, the former HOD was a woman, the current one is a woman, the former VC was a woman, the former Dean was a woman. No one really gives a shiit what gender you are the problem is that most women aren't mature enough to accept loss or rejection that's why they play the gender card when they don't win a position. In 2016, after Clinton lost the US presidential election, all the women in America took to the streets to protest that women rights were under threat angry like WTF so you are supposed to just win because you are a woman? That's what most women do and when things don't go their way they play gender victim card.
Most Men are believed to be physically stronger than women, tell a woman to load bags of cement into a truck she will remind you that she is a woman and that she is not as strong as you but tell her is a weaker sex she will call you a misogynist(whatever they think that rubbish means) such a confused lot

Thanks for your well written, expert, and inscrutable opinion (as against my "whole lot of bullish"wink... Bandying words will not validate nor invalidate the truth; The train has since left the station...

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Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by solite3(m): 4:55pm On Jun 10
Mindfulness:


How conveniently they forget. Jesus was an ultra progressive and liberal person.
which Jesus maybe the false christ that is coming?
If Jesus was a liberalist the world would not have killed him, the world loves and honor their own as for Jesus he said his kingdom is not of this world.
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by hucienda: 5:00pm On Jun 10
Karmatyra:
hehehe....i love how this woman keeps shutting people up. feminist this,feminist that...but every day different award...i will be like you someday amen!

angry sad sad angry
Re: Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor Of Letters, Honoris Causa By Yale University by ifunanyababe(f): 5:11pm On Jun 10

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