TOWARDS AN APPROPRIATE IDEOLOGY: THE EVOLUTION OF IGBO PHILOSOPHY FROM COLLECTIVISM TO INDIVIDUALISM

CHRIS C. OJUKWU

Abstract


Ndigbo, as it is popularly called, is one of the ethnic nationalities in African that used to have rich cultural values or belief systems. To be sure, the group was remarkably known prior to this contemporary time for their collective consciousness and total aberration, things have not been the same again in that society. The effects have been traumatic and tragic. Hence, the need for ideological re-orientation and transformation.

 


Keywords


Ideology, collectivism, individualism, social capital, common good.

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