Greetings and JAH blessings
Raspect Heather for starting this post new as I to was getting lost with the amount of post from the last reasoning
I have been reading alot of post lately on this issue of white RASTA.
I am saddened to even think RASTA could have a issue with true white RASTA.
Does white include the Maori rasta of NZ as they are as far from African descent as whites are in alot of eyes(not mine)?
Does this include the Aboriginals of Australia?
Are they also white in the eyes of some RASTA because again where are there africian links.Would they be accepted if they held the exact same culture but were of white skin.
This to me this not an issue that should be linked to colour but an issue that comes from two different ends of the RASTA movement.
On one end we have lets say the Christian RASTA and the other we have those RASTA who look for the faith and spiritual guidence from a non-christian factor.
Which ever way one may come from in ideas and thoughts he or she must still overstand that either way we all came from the same blood. That of the Blood of JAH.
The Christian has Eden, Adam and eve and a nation(Ethiopia) which sat in the heart of eden where the bible(there true word of God) teaches all man/woman were born in creation. This cannot be denied if one is to live by the Bible.
Now lets take the RASTA who teaches that Africa is the heart of all creation but without the use of the Bible.
For years now evidence(Lucy) has been found all over Ethiopia and Nth Africa which has given extreme proof and fact that first man formed within this area. This evidence has proved that man/woman lived as a society as far back as 3 million years ago. A society of gatherers where even evidence has proven that women and there actions gave birth to much of what we know as society today.
It is from this evidence of first man/woman that we have learnt that many stepped out sreading to the four corners of the world.
Recently scientist conducted an experiment which was to take DNA from a person of every nation. This DNA from these people of all nations was then found to match back to DNA found on both Lucy and other finds from within Ethiopia therefore giving them reason to believe that we are all linked back to a single society of early man which is over 3 million years old.
Either way we look at this we the human race are all of the same flesh and blood. Since when did we become ignorant to Adaptive-radiation?
Why do we have RASTA out there asking such objectives towards the works of white RASTA?
Why turn an issue of faith and lifestyle into an issue of race colour.
Should we not be asking why do you claim a RASTA lifestlye of livity while and eat the flesh from commercial fast food industries and meat industries?
Should we not be asking why do you claim to be RASTA when you cant even reason on the life and works of Garvey, Rodney and so on?
Should we not be asking why do you claim to be RASTA when you cant even open your eyes to the oppression dumped on Arab nations, socialist nations, muslim nations, or any other oppressed people because you cant see past your racial and religious hatred for people who are different to your western mindset or what you may think is a RASTA mindset.
These questions could go on and on yet no colour is needed to point and single any RASTA out.
These are the real questions we should be asking fellow RASTA no matter what colour they are, black, white, blue, yellow.These are the questions of importance and no colour has to be listed to ask such questions
For a Movement I love so much for its stance against oppression of all forms it does seem to be getting lost within what it claims to fight against. Why mentally oppress with labeling someone a colour when RASTA should know better as it was this social environment which RASTA grew to fight against.
If a RASTA or RASTA'S has an issue with colour then those people must look within there own hearts as they have many issues to rid from themselves and one of those would be ignorance.
There are hundreds of writings out there of RASTA elders who also have no issue of colour yet it is these elders that have passed through times when there colour was greatly against them.
Hopefully one day this wisdom will also find the hearts of the new generation of RASTA before they place the movement into hands which once the RASTA elders fought against
These are my own personal views and are not pointed at anyone personal but only to an issue I think needs not be turned into an issue of difference.
RASpect and JAH blessings
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