There are many, up till this moment who believe despite scientific evidences that either inequality was meant to be from the beginning or it is ingrained in our DNA as humans. D. F. Effiong, in his quest to grapple this paradox presents to us the synthesis of Paul and Horman’s explanations (1998) with regard the science of equality.
From eighteen century Europe comes the enigmatic salon where men and women sat, dined and had serious conversations- unlike what seems to be today. Apart from enjoying visits from intellectuals like David Hume, the salon was one such place where the writing of an encyclopedia was born. D. F.Effiong captures this history as he relates this eighteen century art to Africa and her misguided quest to civilization.
What do we say to boys? What do we tell our kids? What kind of mind do our kids grow up with? Let this story inspire you to find out!