What else can Alice Sebold do apart from apologizing to the man wrongly convicted of her rape?

Best-selling author, Alice Sebold has expressed regret that in her testimony of been raped 40years ago, she wrongly accused Anthony Broadwater as the assailant. Broadwater was found guilty for a crime he never committed and spent 16years in jail as a consequence. Alice is very sorry that she accused the wrong guy. Though she is “grateful that Mr. Broadwater has finally been vindicated, but the…

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Omicron is a gift on two counts

First, its recent unveiling and some of the early reactions it elicited, confirmed the presence of scapegoating as a defense mechanism. The ‘scapegoat’ considers the moment as an important learning opportunity. Secondly, the ‘unveiling’ of Omicron is a reminder that we have entered the season where perpetual watchfulness is required. It is no longer at ease. Chinua Achebe’s Eneke the bird would know exactly what…

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Why is the latest mutation of Covid19 described as the “worst ever?”

My brother, I don’t get it anymore. Some people don’t just believe we are scared enough. It’s almost as if the scarier we become, the more malleable we become. One can almost touch the level of fear in the atmosphere. But these descriptions are coming from scientists and experts, those who study and track the dynamics of viruses and the best way to contain them…

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