Just adding to this old thread... a nex thought bout the kali...
A bredren of mine, when he was 13 he left home and joined a Rasta camp in the bush outside of Linden (formerly McKenzie), Guyana. It was a beautiful, mystical pure life as he describes it. Some African Rastas and some Amerindian Rastas as well. Grew their food, pure ital, fast on the sabbath, live up with nature in all the glorious beauty of GT rainforest. Everyone living in harmony. Then they had a meeting and decided they would plant some herb for commercial purposes to help support themselves (previously they only had one and two plants here and there hidden in the bush). Well soon as that happen the "baldhead dreads" as me bai describes them started coming up from town wanting in on the operation cos is nuff money could be made. All of a sudden there is backstabbing, fights over money, fights over woman, etc. etc. The whole vibe went downhill.
Well that's just a little story to show how, through herb being illegal, it becomes a moneymaker, and the love of that money divides people and leff them to be conquered... is nah the herb fault, is the money (and the poverty)... just another lil perspective on the planting weed issue.
By the way Elder Brudda Ras Marcus, at the moment I do not have much extra money to purchase the Rastafari Elders CD but as soon as I do have some I would like to order a copy. You can hail I at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime. Also if you would like there is a sistren here I would like to put you in touch with by e-mail sometime, she is a strong Rastawoman with some good ideas and I think the two of you might benefit from an exchange of ideas... Link I at your convenience, I will be looking out. Respect.
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