what a pillock you can be sometimes.
You want to degenerate Indigenous Culture to the level of paganism?
In doing so you are in total denial of all SPIRITUALITY inherent.
My brother all my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you as you sit in OhIo in the cold and snow at your computer, a totally displaced person, engaging in your bombastic intellectual debate worthy of any whitefella scholar. Yes you can argue as longwindedly as they can. DISplaced I mean not just in a physical sense, not just in a cultural sense but spiritually.
AND TODAY WITH YOUR PRIVILEGED EDUCATION AND YOUR MEANS YOU CAN GET OFF YOUR... AND DO SOMETHING IT ABOUT MORE FITTING TO YOUR HIGH INTELLIGENCE.
My privilege is that I can walk away from this computer out this door up the track 500 yds to where I was born, further on another few hundred yards to where my people had their ceremonies.
Where there is still carved evidence of this. I can then walk further around the track, go over the railway bridge to where the women used to give birth. Incidentally it has now become a bitumen walking track for the middle classes. They call it "Beautifying"
You know the type, they park their car around at the pub car park and walk a mile or two in their sporty gear and running shoes..fast.. and then climb back into their cars and drive home to lunch or tea, thinking how special they are.
The local council has just recently destroyed the last remaining midden in "fixing" up this track. Now i am so fearful they want to build MORE top market real estate ON WHAT IS REMAINING.
As a child i was always aware that walking over my favourite rocks I was stepping in the footprints of my ancestors, sitting on the black basalt rocks hot in the sun the same way families did for thousands of years.
In my artwork i can "conjure" thousands of faces which i see everywhere in the landscape, IN THE ROCKS, IN THE TREES, IN THE SEA, IN THE SKY.
SPIRITUALITY IS INEXPLICABLE UNLESS YOU GET OFF YOUR backside, as it is not to found on the computer or even so in a book. AND YES, i am referring here to the bible which is an explanation, a description not the experience.
And yes, the spirituality expressed in MA'AT, is the same thing all from the one source.
Many indigenous people who are in touch with their original culture, that is ,STORIES have no problem with the stories and explanations of the SPIRIT of life in the spirit from the bible.
As for your judeo/christ anti fixation appropos to me and my penname well I take it from Rastafari SelassieI in honour for Him and Jesus (however you want to spell it).
You can call me Jill if you like or Bill or Ben or Susan or blockhead or pinhead.
PAGANISM..WHAT A CROCK SOUNDS EUROPEAN what university course/injectors/aliens is filling your head up with such pollution...see AUDREY on this aspect.
READ MY WORDS FOR ONCE IN THEIR TRUE CONTEXT.
THE SPIRIT, SPIRITUAL, SPIRITUALISM, IN THE SPIRIT, BY THE SPIRIT, FOR THE SPIRIT, GET WITH THE SPIRIT.
uNFORTUNATELY I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO FIND YOU AN EXAMPLE apart from my own artwork but anyway look up this beautiful artist Gali Gal Gurruwiwi.
Anyway continue on regardless brother
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