Posted By: Eja In Response To: love (discipleofthenile)
Date: Monday, 24 October 2005, at 11:24 a.m.
In Response To: love (discipleofthenile)
"Can you feel different vibes flowing from white people than black people if your eyes were closed?"
What a strange question... but, yes. Yes I can. I feel a different vibe when I'm in a crowd of Africans. Don't you?
"Even though most whites enjoy the privilege of whiteness in society, the elitist oppressors are of a small minority."
True, but over time, this small minority was able to export the poverty of thier homeland (europe) into what is now called the 'third world'. Look around every city, town and village in the waste and you see how (and with what) the 'small minority' bought off the rest of the population and made them accomplices. Europe and the colonies it seeded was/were developed on the bones and blood of my ancestors. And right now, we are still subsidising europe and it's seeded colonies.
"Remember, European peasants' minds were subdued and manipulated by Westianity as a mass control mechanism long before colonialism and captivation on the Indigenous."
This is like saying, if a man was abused as a child, then, he may be excused his outrages as an adult. Africans do not have the luxury of excusing the present on the basis of what may have happenned to the european peasant once upon a time. We have ample proof that the descendants of these peasants are quite happy to continue living off the ill-gotten gains of thier psychotic ancestors. A few crocodile tears once a decade (thank you bob 'n' bono) is not good enough.
"We enjoy oppressive privileges also. "
You can only speak for yourself here. Since you do not know me, how I got where I am or how I live.
"How many times do we honor the ancestors and the sacred ground upon which the Indigenous Americans have consecrated?
How many times do we go to Indian Reservations (concentration camps) to seek balance and atonement for participating or not stopping the desecration? "
This is like telling one with no arms to give one with no legs a helping hand. Only one without eyes would make such a suggestion.
Was it not you who once asked what the difference was between pacifism and peace?
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