Achor's Credo

The Lunatic Riddles

Let us humbly acknowledge our own comedic follies and embrace the delightful mystery that they embody

The Lunatic Riddles

Ah, behold the lunatic, that wily creature born from the depths of my own befuddled understanding. Oh, the irony! It seems my own limitations have conspired to birth this perplexing being, a testament to the quirks and gaps in my own comprehension. How comical it is to confront the realization that the lunatic is but a reflection of my own folly.

Yes, dear audience, it is in my inability to fully grasp their essence that the lunatic finds life. Like a mischievous imp, they dance on the fringes of my understanding, defying my attempts to neatly categorize and comprehend their thoughts and actions. I find myself confounded, resorting to labeling them as “mad” or “insane” to reconcile my own shortcomings.

But let us pause for a moment, my dear companions, and indulge in a bit of self-reflection. Could it be that my own limited perspective, my penchant for conformity, is the true source of this lunatic’s enigmatic nature? Perhaps it is my rigid notions of normalcy that render them incomprehensible, rather than any inherent peculiarity on their part.

Oh, the folly of our certainties! It is a humbling realization, an invitation to shed the pretense of knowing it all. In embracing the vast spectrum of human existence, we may find that the lunatic holds keys to insights and truths that elude our grasp. They challenge our comfortable boundaries, beckoning us to venture into the realm of the unconventional and the unexpected.

So, my friends, let us not hastily dismiss the lunatic as a mere product of our own befuddlement. Instead, let us approach them with a twinkle in our eyes and a pinch of humour. Let us humbly acknowledge our own comedic follies and embrace the delightful mystery that they embody.

For it is in the laughter of self-awareness, in the recognition of our own limitations, that we embark on a grand adventure of understanding. And who knows, in the midst of unraveling the lunatic’s riddles, we may stumble upon hidden truths about ourselves and the wonderfully absurd nature of our shared human existence.

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Achor Yusuf is an alumnus of the National Film Institute Jos in Nigeria. He obtained a Diploma and a Bachelor’s Degree Certificate(s) in Motion Picture Production/Industrial Design from the great citadel of learning. Achor began his professional film career in the year 2005, and has since then built a large body of works to his credit. In 2014, Achor produced four Films for the BBC Media Action, tagged “Enhancing Nigerians Response to HIV/AIDS”. He also produced a 25-part episode drama series entitled “A Band of Five” for ONTV (Cable Network). Towards the end of 2014 and early 2015, he directed the EbonyLife Television Programme “Desperate Housewives Africa.” He is also the Consulting Director of ART@TACK FILM ACADEMY, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the ART@TACK STUDIOS, He is currently a visiting lecturer at the National Film Institute Jos, where he lectures advanced film directing

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