let me add 360...
Posted By: discipleofmaat In Response To: Re: Understanding the meaning/origins of semitism (three_sixty)
Date: Thursday, 15 January 2009, at 12:03 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Understanding the meaning/origins of semitism (three_sixty)
We must pay close attention to the connotations and definitions that were generated in the 1700-1800s, particularly the "aryan nation" term.
As I premised earlier, "Racism" did not begin as a European political doctrine until that time by a scholarship that had an agenda to dehumanize 'people of color'.
And truthfully that opens another can of worms if we scrutinize the ideological foundations these artists, authors and philosophers.
Europeans had no need to create racism. Like I mentioned earlier, the way to get the heat off your back is to create a nemesis/boogeyman. Who was the heat on otherwise???
'Wagging the dog' did not just begin with Clinton, LOL.
360, if we look at it closely and openly, I think we may be able to break the ice on sighting the possible beginnings of the chasm between semitic cousins. (the basis of this whole reasoning) As racism was being manifested and groomed, and the jewish people sought peace and safety in their diaspora, their darker semitic cousins of northern Afrika had become "sand spooks".
Who held and promoted the belief in a "Hamitic curse"?
Talk about 'brother vs brother'...
I look forward to any more input you may have on this.
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