Re: Whites and Repatriation
Posted By: Ayinde In Response To: an analogy (ras adam simeon)
Date: Sunday, 18 April 2004, at 11:01 a.m.
In Response To: an analogy (ras adam simeon)
ras adam simeon wrote: "It's called an opinion."
It is just my OPINION that you are arrogant for trying to tell known Africans on an African Based Forum that this is a non-issue. And this is just my OPINION.
ras adam simeon wrote: "my point was and still is that the # of whites living in shashamene and planning to live in shasha is so minute that it seem TO ME like a non issue. period . end of my argument. finito. full stop."
Well thank heavens you do not have the final word on these matters, and in my view your argument ended with Yan's response to you earlier. Again I quote her:
Yan wrote: "Well if that is the case I say GOOD! The less white people with tacit or overt and covert racism, bad attitudes, unreasoned prejudices and saviour complexes in Africa, the better it will be for indigenous groups to get on with the work they are quite capable of doing.
Maybe you would like us to stay quiet and not discuss it until the numbers grow and there is a serious problem on our hands. Then black people can complain all they like but nothing can now be done because it is too late. Even saying "in your humble opinion" is not real humility at all as your entire response has displayed the same white arrogance attitude where the oppressor group can decide what is best for the oppressed. This is the core issue: not who is going to work and who is not doing work (especially as you do not know what work is actually being done by the respondents on this thread)."
ras adam simeon wrote: "I thought this was a forum to post opinions."
Is this now turning into a veiled kind of attack on the forum itself? I see you are giving your opinions, and others are giving theirs. No one is stopping you from posting your opinions.
ras adam simeon wrote: "when others voice opinions
"whites need to go to europe and cure racism re re re" nobody says hey why are you telling people what to do mr. arrogant??
Certainly if Blacks in a Black based movement are telling whites who get involved what they should do, then I suspect that is why whites should come to this Black Movement in the first place. I really don't want to believe that all the whites that come here are so arrogant as to assume that they came to a Black Movement to teach or tell Blacks how they should organize themselves or what charities they should support.
The most divisive white tactic is to know that the majority of whites suffer from all the ills that Blacks speak about, then try to tell Blacks it is not good to generalize. Well I defined a generalization on this board many times before, and as I said if it relates to the majority then it is true. If most of the apples in the box are rotten then it is safe to generalize to simplify the discussion and say that box of apples is not good. A generalization is only true if what is being said is true for the majority. If that is not the case then the generalization is not applicable.
And talking about evil, well Adams try letting Informed Blacks in this Black based movement tell you what evil is.
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