Black People : Are You really conscious?

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  1. ocacia

    ocacia Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    True teaching is not an accumulation of knowledge; it is an awaking of consciousness which goes through successive stages-- Ancient Egypt
    A $20 dollar 32 Gig flash-drive has on information-- do not think we call it conscious. Consciousness is an awareness, a dynamic relationship between information, comprehension, and application. Throwing your fist in the air and shouting "Down with the System", or having locks down to your back and Marley on a T-Shirt, Malcolm on a cap, is not consciousness if it does not travel so far to express itself in the family home.
    If it does not impose itself on the basic relationships critical for governing our lives and making us productive. (information without application) If it is impatient with process and respect, manners, truth and justice (when truth and justice infringe on self-interest). It is not conscious if it is not reflexive, balanced, tolerant or progressive. It is not consciousness when its only response to disagreement is vitriol and binarism. It is the patina of consciousness. It is worn in fair weather and has no hard weather characteristics in the storms of our world. It becomes a fad, a clique for isolated ideologies to gather for group therapy. There is no consciousness outside of a critical thinking. Consciousness serves to isolate and quarantine the world from callous ignorance and blinding stupidity mixed in with hubris and bigoted anti-intellectualism.
    http://www.africanholocaust.net/conscious.html
     
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    Fine1952 Happy Winter Solstice MEMBER

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    Yes I am and I fully understand that this level of awakening is "internally" just for me...!

     
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    Be it brother Clinton or brother Marley, many have spoken about the difference between an open and closed minds...

    Even if I did or do associate Clinton's take with American pop culture takes, he did remind us what else comes from freeing our minds...

    Some things are easily accepted by the way of black humor etc.

    But I feel and think most didn't or don't get his drift at all...

    Consider sagging as a bad reflection of that...

    Duh...

    FYI
     
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    ''The awakening of the mind is the spark that formed the U-N-I-verse''

    - Bro. Info
     
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    And if one looks at the basis of the majority of what is discussed on the internet at Black sites and Black pages on social networks, that kind of thing is usually cast to the side, due to the brainwashing that the CIA created ; Hip Hop culture has done to millions of Africans in America, in the past 25 years


     
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    Alarm Clock Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Anti-intellectualism, has become the new Fetish of the times! in the Community!
     
  7. chuck

    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes...

    Info makes a good point:

    But...

    We have to face up to how some of our own choose to remain assleep...

    And...

    It's also about the choices we make too...

    FYI
     
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    Pretending like what only matters is our takes ala a pop culture media demented viewpoint is both a reflection of people heavily into denial and/or not facing up to deep seated self hatred ad naseum...

    FYI
     
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    Without the backing of corrupt elements of the white mainstream media moguls ad naseum, we wouldn't even know those kneegrow clowns existed...

    And what did Fanon once say/write: "The (white) slave master knew the (black) slave well, BECAUSE HE CREATED THEM!!"

    :10500:
     
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