Destee's Thoughts The Energy You Present Online

Discussion in 'Destee's Thoughts' started by Destee, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2001
    Messages:
    34,773
    Likes Received:
    8,979
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    betwixt and between
    Ratings:
    +9,677
    Peace and Blessings Family,

    I've been online a long time, have met lots of different folk, presenting themselves in all sorts of manners.

    I mentioned in another thread, how we are often able to only present our minds (knowledge), and Spirits, without ever revealing our bodies. I spoke about how folk can pretend to be one thing, conscious, whole, balanced, spiritual, etc., never actually being that. This medium allows for such. It's not a bad thing necessarily, just the reality of it.

    In my travels on the Internet, I have heard and seen our people demonstrating all kinds of untoward, disrespectful, actions toward their own people. It's detrimental not only to those they are issuing this treatment out to, but to their own selves as well, for it is a reflection of them. It seems as though some of us don't realize that the way we act, respond, etc., provides far reaching evidence of things we may not want folk to know about us ... certainly things we're not saying with our mouths ... yet by our actions, we're putting it all on the table.

    I've heard folk say, yeah, I'm doing this right now on the Internet, but it's not how I act in real life. In real life I'd not respond this way, I'd demonstrate the wisdom and knowledge I have. I've heard this so many times! I'm often left to wonder, do they not know that in order to demonstrate such behavior at any time, means it is in them to do. It is a part of them, one that they can't just take off when they shut down their computer. Even if it isn't manifested offline, which I doubt seriously, it's an ugly thing no matter where it rears its head. It's really the weirdest thing, to see folk acting in the most unbecoming ways, yet claim it's only how they act online for they are truly wise beyond their years.

    While I mentioned in the previous thread, how we might be a bit reluctant to get to know one's mind, and Spirit, because their body has been so neglected ... i have to say ... there are some minds and Spirits presented online, that would make me not want to know anything else about them.

    We claim to be knowledgeable, having wisdom from on high, yet we deal with each other, project energies in such a lowly manner ... contradicting our own selves.

    This community though is unique, in that i believe we're challenged to take all of our people, no matter the condition, the energy, they present. It's trying at best.

    It seems that those who lay claim to advanced knowledge, insight, and wisdom, would know that all of their interactions are precious opportunities, and should be dealt with in the highest regard, with the greatest of compassion, understanding, and foresight, but they don't ... or they don't care, which would be worse.

    It leaves me wondering, if they really have all the knowledge and insight they claim, for something is amiss.

    Love You!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  2. Corvo

    Corvo navigator of live MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    May 9, 2003
    Messages:
    3,529
    Likes Received:
    1,769
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Furniture maker, a sculptor, and fight instructor
    Location:
    LaLa land
    Ratings:
    +1,771
    Thank You for reminding me!

    I realized the same about a weak ago.

    I was reacting in a not so positive fashion toward others.

    latter realizing that I could have done better to address our differences.

    Obrigado, Y AXE!
     
  3. PurpleMoons

    PurpleMoons Administrator STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2003
    Messages:
    9,146
    Likes Received:
    1,097
    Gender:
    Female
    Ratings:
    +1,102
    This is definately something to ponder on.

    :heart:
     
  4. Putney Swope

    Putney Swope Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    1,355
    Likes Received:
    139
    Ratings:
    +139
    Sometimes it is time to leave

    My energy is expressed by my zodiac, kemetic, assyrian, chinese ans yoruba

    I am a Leo , Leo Sun, Leo rising, and Leo in Mars, Rooster in Chines traditions, Herukhuti, in Kemetic, and Shango in Yoruba


    There is nothing wrong with a healthy self interest, or a healthy expression of ones individuality, apart from others, or as a subject of discussion unto itself

    But when one sees that folks eneriges are directed only and soley to personal gain or engrandizement or oneupsmanship rather then a serious and concentrated effort to pick up were Black so called leadership has left the Black community and that is why some of us have a sense of urgency in regards to what is impending for the Black community here and especially in Africa.
    There are so many positive and actual methodologies of using web based venues that attract brothers and sisters from around the nation to actually do asignments and collectively work towards actual solutions that can be discussd OPENLY
    Groups can be set up to deal specificaly with youth abandonment or neglect or spouse abuse or abuse of women were folks can research data, and chime in solutions and network in regards to what is actualy occuring in ones home state and what works and what does not as well as sharing websites that actualy deal with the specific problem.
    There is much discussion about what can be done for our youth but a systematic and scientifc approach to actuallly have a heart in regards to this and 50 out of a thosand chiming in each week with solutuions that can be evaluated and voted on, to campaign in each of our states for implementation, on a grassroots level or politicaly,and as the progress goes we could have come back to this site for support in regards to the efforts made in each state.
    As Black men there is no reason that we do not have enough time to deal collectively with the ravages of our community.
    Talking about spiritullity is fine but if it is not manifest to the greater good of the down trodden and opressed in the Black community, then we only cause the Ancestors great sorrow by our inaction.

    I had a dream, a while back,
    quite lucid about a 9 year old Black girl who left her house to go to the corner store in a neighborhood were there are plenty of parents, and as I turned to look in another direction a car had her 2 blocks down the street, so I went to aacar full of brothers playnig cards and they said they would pursue, when thier card game was over, and I ran to another car full of brothers on thier lunch break and they said they would pursue, when they had finished thier meal, and I went to another group just standing ther that had seen the whole thing and with all of my pleading they looked at me with indifference.

    I woke up crying and sweating , and in a state of physical panic

    because I realized what that beautiful immocent young African Amerrican girl represented.

    My intention and purpose in posting has been to alert the Black community as much as possible about the new chains that are being forged to be placed around us on an economic and environmental basis, here and in the Motherland and try to see if there are at leats 20 sisters or brothers who would desire to discuss, PUBLICLY, and not in some closet somewhere, on a post of consistent ideas researched from various resources and evaluated and polled by moderators to put an end to this demon of white supremacy sucking the life blood of the community and putting hundreds of thousands of well educated hard working middle class Blacks into poverty, and those aleready in poverty into a state of desolation.

    The genocide programs and reenslavement plans are no conspiracy regarding the Motherland and anyone can go to the leading African news wwebsites written by sisters and brothers there to see how serious this isssue is,

    but if folks want to tell me that evil is not something to fight against and that Malcolm X was wrong when he said ones spirtuality must take a revolutionary course in order to be viable,
    or that the Common Good of the Race or nything Good for the Black community is not worth seeking because there is no good or evil, then it is time for me to leave.
     
  5. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2001
    Messages:
    34,773
    Likes Received:
    8,979
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    betwixt and between
    Ratings:
    +9,677
    Thanks Family for sharing ... :grouphug:

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  6. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Clyde C Coger Jr going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2006
    Messages:
    39,347
    Likes Received:
    10,417
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Speaker/Teacher/Author
    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +12,071
    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Truth!




    Sister Destee,

    Somehow, I overlooked this thread and I am late posting here, nevertheless, what I have quoted above is what intrigues me most; because it is so, so true...Peace in my sister friend, and to that end, we shall prevail.



     
  7. Rahim

    Rahim Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2006
    Messages:
    162
    Likes Received:
    51
    Ratings:
    +51
    this is so true thank you for posting this message
     
  8. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2001
    Messages:
    34,773
    Likes Received:
    8,979
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    betwixt and between
    Ratings:
    +9,677
    Thanks Family ... i'm going to repost some words i shared in another thread, because i think it fits here too :



    3 Charged in Beating Death of Chicago Student

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-Y9t5PxmD0





    Here's another youtube video (embedding disabled)

    16 Yr old Honor Student beating ends in his death

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPHWVjA1ra8




    This is all so sad, so very tragic, the way our babies have learned to deal with each other.

    But i still say, if we on the Internet, discussion forums, etc., ... all adults ... resort to the low downedest (my own word), dirtiest ways to deal with our conflicts, disagreements, etc., then we are really the wrong ones to be trying to guide the babies.

    We have Sisters and Brothers right here on the Internet, some could easily say the most upwardly mobile of us ... professing to be the most conscious, enlightened, etc. ... choosing to disrespect and slander each other, call each other out of their names, doing things to each other that if we were face to face, would surely result in blows being thrown, guns being shot, boards being used, or whatever was at our disposal. Those babies aint doin no more than what they've been taught.

    We are hypocrites, talking of love, peace, respect, unity and spirituality, while tearing another Sister or Brother down with the same mouth.

    We are worse than hypocrites, we are liars, thieves, snakes ... stealing the future from our own people, our own children ... while dressed in royal garb!

    There is absolutely nothing we can say to the babies, when we do each other this way, giving them no better examples to follow.

    I am not speaking of all of us, but some of us do it, right in the open ... trying to make themselves look so great ... while never speaking of their own hypocrisy.

    Well ... i'm gonna speak on it ... because it's no longer about just you, but the message you're giving our children and future.

    It's ridiculous. It makes me sick in my whole being.

    It's time out for the fake ... if you can't keep it real ... keep it to yourself.

    Please.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  9. WARRIOR

    WARRIOR BAMN - By Any Means Necessary PREMIUM MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2009
    Messages:
    850
    Likes Received:
    275
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    RETIRED
    Location:
    STRONG ISLAND , NY
    Ratings:
    +298
    A WILLINGNESS TO EMBRACE ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE.....BACKED BY RESPECT........IS BETTER THAN GOLD , IN MY OPINION....

    BEAUTIFUL POST SIS. DESTEE....


    WARRIOR
     
  10. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Clyde C Coger Jr going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2006
    Messages:
    39,347
    Likes Received:
    10,417
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Speaker/Teacher/Author
    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +12,071
    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Truth!


    Rahim,

    Brother, somebody has to do it, so I guess it's gotta be me, so here it goes in the spirit of Family, is Premium Membership still on the table for you?

     
Loading...