Kayode Adeniran

Kayode is training as a lawyer whilst working as a councillor in his local borough. His writing is better than his football.


12 articles by Kayode

Lone wolves: the truth about male loneliness

Life

Lone wolves: the truth about male loneliness

Loneliness affects everyone. But there seems to be a particular problem today with men, who do not acknowledge it, with fatal consequences. What can we do?

No God, no human rights?

Opinion

No God, no human rights?

It seems the general view today is that human rights are a collection of socially-created values, which we have agreed are inviolable and universal to everyone. However, it becomes problematic when we argue that on one hand human rights are inherent, and on the other hand admit that they are rules that we have created ourselves. If we can make up our own moral code, why can’t someone else and what do we do when the two clash?

How woke are you?

Opinion

How woke are you?

The injustices in our society are rife, and we are increasingly more vocal about it, especially on social media. But how far does being more aware and vocal about evil take us?

When our heroes fail us

Opinion

When our heroes fail us

Every hero we have – past and present – seems to have some kind of flaw that causes them to be diminished in our eyes. Why do we continue to believe the best about people, even when we know they are hiding stuff? And what worldview helps give an account for the failings in them, and in us?

What losing (then winning) an election taught me about God and politics

Opinion

What losing (then winning) an election taught me about God and politics

Getting involved in politics has been an exciting and rewarding experience, but becoming a politician has made me realise that there are some issues even politics cannot resolve. What do we do then?

Consent is essential, but love is better

Love

Consent is essential, but love is better

Consent must be given before two people can have sex. But is that all we should be requiring as a society?

Why are we obsessed with saving the planet?

Opinion

Why are we obsessed with saving the planet?

Why do we attempt to limit humanity's harm on the planet? Isn't the earth just a ball of rock spinning aimlessly through space?

#MeToo and #YouToo – the Weinstein in all of us

Opinion

#MeToo and #YouToo – the Weinstein in all of us

Sexual assault is a huge problem. But what causes this, and does blame only lie with the Weinsteins of this world, or with me and you too?

Christianity: a white man’s religion?

Life

Christianity: a white man’s religion?

It’s Black History Month, where we reflect on the past contributions of black people in society. Christianity has often played a major role—but is it essentially a white man’s religion?

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