Re: rasta and the resistance
Posted By: seshatasefekht In Response To: Re: rasta and the resistance (Masimba Musodza)
Date: Saturday, 26 June 2004, at 3:54 p.m.
In Response To: Re: rasta and the resistance (Masimba Musodza)
peace and hotep,
masimba musodza, if you can identify wolves in sheep's clothing, is it necessary to denigrate whole movements because of the few hijackers. either one is pan africanist or not. there are not any 'so-called Pan-Africanists'. the phrase 'so-called pan-africanist' is an oxymoron like virgin mother and others
pseudo-khemitic cult memeber when you say,
'the Pan-Africanist Movement had always had problems accommodating the "creative expression of the youth and the contradictions of deifying a deposed African monarch' please remember that we too are africans awakening in capitalist amorica. we have the same type of token leadership which we identify and hold accountable as such. that type of backstabbing is nothing new and that behavior of a few should not be reason to redefine pan-africanism. in the same manner that the institution of heterosexual marriage cannot allow for homosexual redefinitions, the institution of pan-africanism must reject neo-colonialistic redefinitions.
masimba musodza when you say,
'Today it is the Black elite who rant and rave about Black nationalism'
remember it is up to you hold any elitist accountable for its own action. if an elitist truly offends you, handle it
masimba musodza remember when you say
'As a Rastafarian I have nothing but contempt for politicians' that rastafari is a political movement seeking empowerment and powers give up nothing withe out struggle
'when it suits these Pan-Africanists and Black nationalists, they will identify with Rasta'
masimba musodza hold those few accountable. we must not throw the baby out withe the bath water
'We are the ones who have seen the Divinity of His Imperial Majesty'
masimba musodza now we should recognize that same divinity in ourselves and others
if 'Our chosenness is another cord that binds us',
please remember masimba musodza that sometimes infants are strangled by that same cord
'When I pray, I pray for my salvation and that of all people'
masimba musodza, respectfully, constant prayer or connectiveness is possible withe out boasting
'Your average pseudo-khemitic cult memeber wants to learn "mysteries" so he can gain occult powers over other people'
masimba musodza, the average pseudo-khemitic cult memeber is 'white'. please do not fault the information poor for trying to overstand exactly caused them to become the uninformed poor. the politicians ,as you say, are the only ones using the occult powers of 'mystery' in a cultic manner. that is why the rastafari movement has its own slippery slope
'these others want to push us back to a particular and static point of Pharaonic Egypt'
masimba musodza, it is only the first three dynastic periods that i concern myself withe because the peace(paradise) that peace seekers seek is found there and that same paradise is lost there.
masimba musodza if you ' want to enter Paradise,' study the golden age in khemit. one thousand years of uninterupted peace. correct me if i am wrong but everything that we benifit( you know this) from today began there. not just
' meeting some chap with a jackal's head and have their hearts measured against a feather. '
please do not b-rate one for trying to attain as much or more knowledge, overstanding and wisdom as you reflect. we have a right to know even what others deem 'mystery'. only hold us accountable if or when we may abuse our precious gifts because while many students from abroad study in amorica, many many more poor and disenfranchised youths of amorica suffer daily for lack of knowledge, overstanding and wisdom
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