Greetings Baba Ras Marcus,
some people say that Rastafari livity is not soley a black liberation movement but that the liberation aspect is part of the livity and can be represenred if you are a black man wombman.This is known as the earth movement aspect to some.
If you are not a black man then you can only show support but not represent or lead.This seems common sense and respect.
In places like New Zealand there are Rastafari communities that the Maori peoples lead, such as Tweve Tribes and Nyahbingi.
Could it be that white people who claim themselves as Rastafari may only be involved in the spiritual/social teachings of Haile Selassie and see him as God or a great leader,messiah,prophet,avatar?
Some may not even be drawn to the symbolic aspect of growing locks or smoking herb and other general symbology around Fari livity,so how is it that they are not holding up the principles/Kingciples of Rastafari?
Liberation seems more like a job,a doing,wheres living out certain Kingsciples seems like HOW one IS in their BEING,yes?
You cant liberate accurately and effectively without the kingsciples that bring you to your heart,to HOW YOU BE,yes?
Would you say that the the techniques on the 'job' that are employed to liberate are useless without the inner science of knowing how to be?
One may be qualified(of Afican descent) for employment for the black liberation work but without the right attitude they are not fit for the job yet,yes?
Yes,they may be able to do things regardless of whether they are in an emotion of hate or living far from the Kingsciples, but that would perhaps make them part of black liberation movements but does not make them authentic in their Rastafari proclaimations.What do you think of this as a possibility or statement,does it have accuracy?
What is Rastafari at heart to you.Is 'it' only relevant because black liberation and repairations are a obvious,must?
Hope you can Assist I.
Haile King Selassie I Empress Menen.
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