If we will build African unity
Posted By: Eja
Date: Friday, 17 March 2006, at 4:56 a.m.
There are certain basic tasks that we need to accomplish first. Things that need to be identified, defined and then nurtured (or eradicated). To proceed without first taking these basic steps, to proceed as if we are just like any other species on this Earth and so can make things work out in our favour using the 'facilities' at hand is self-deception.
SOME OF THE THINGS THAT SEPERATE US :
THINGS THAT SHOULD'NT SEPERATE US :
SOME OF THE THINGS THAT UNITE US :
THINGS THAT COULD FURTHER UNITE US :
Enemies/Haters - when comprehensively and honestly defined.
Culture - if more emphasis is placed on areas of convergence.
Language - If we can agree on a common AFRICAN language, translate all written tools of education into this language, and develop it further through deeper cultural expressions.
Religion - Rediscover our unique heritage and modes of expression, remove all alien icons from our high places, and dis-empower all who facilitate alien entry into our sacred places.
I propose that the deciding factor in current African impotence is the lack of a set of principles that would foster a fanatic allegiance. We had these in the past. If we look back at previous examples of African resistance that led to success we will find a governing set of indigenous principles. Even when we look at those instances where Africans were defeated, we find that where they fought in the spirit of "do or die", the price they exacted from the enemy was so high that the vampires never had the chance to consolidate themselves into a secure position like they normally did.
Examples of the above can be seen if we look into the wars fought by Africans in Haiti and other parts of the Caribbean and the Americas and, if we look at the Yoruba struggle against the mixed race jihadists who had previously over-run the lands of the Hausa. We will find that the African victors in these examples had unyielding principles around which they united. They won because they were what would be described today as "fanatics".
Haitans and other Africans who stood up against 'white' vampires in the Americas and the Caribbean were determined to secure thier independence or die. And the Yoruba, when they finally realised the true nature of thier semitic enemy and united, were determined to preserve the supremacy of thier ancient ways or die.
However, the truth is all we ever won were individual battles. We lost the war. Haitans won battles against the french, spanish, british and other 'white' scavengers while the Yoruba inflicted a decisive defeat on semitic jihadists at Oxogbo but, in the long run, because all our adversaries KNEW that the war was against Africans, they were able to absorb the odd loss and compensate for it in other ways. But, because we thought we were only fighting against whoever we confronted at a particular moment in time and, because we did not know there was a war of the species going on, we celebrated our victories and went back to our OLD certainities and prejudices.
Had enough of us known the nature of the war we were in, we would have never rested when we did, we would never have returned to battling each other over trivialities. We would have tried from morning to devise a unifying principle. We would have worked a lot harder to ensure the primacy of this principle and, there would not now be existing in our midst this influential population of ignorant sell-outs and naygrows.
Therefore, the lesson is clear, we NEED a unifying principle if we are to prevail in this time. To deny the existence of this need is a way of guaranteeing defeat. In other words, while we are in pursuit of this neccesity, for anyone to deny the importance of establishing an autonomous (and INDISPUTABLY) African identity is nothing less than an act of sabotage.
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