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BEST is unattainable and temporary; instead, we should aim for BETTER … By Duro’s Son

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‘Best’ is just an abstract, it doesn’t reflect reality; best is temporal and isn’t fixed. Being a better person suits you, to be the best, isn’t a necessary evil. Our world is in danger because we aim for the best. “Best” has harmed us, harmed our country; best, aims for competitiveness, it is a crime on humanity. Dictionary has done us harm more than good this time, best push forward, enmity. I am crying, though I am not weeping because written works make societies believe that best can be attainable. Why can’t we aim for a better society, since the best is an abstract, doesn’t exist, and why can’t we be a better person, since being the best is temporal? Your best is another person’s failure/shortcoming, but if you aim for a better person, it will be for you and you alone (the best version of yourself). ‘You can do better’, is making yourself a better version of you. Erase the thought of being the best because it is the shortcut to doing evil and its competitiveness endangers humanity. Once you make your society a better place to live it will make the solution fixed, because making it a better place is self-driven.
Sometimes being the best is like wearing the image of who you are not. Humans have no limit to what they can attain on earth, therefore, best is unattainable.

About the author


Bada Yusuf Amoo holds B.A in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, he is the publisher of He started the website in 2015, he has published both his works and other budding writers and poets on the website. He is a public commentators and his articles are on different websites.