"Free and critical minds can emerge only by a return to the source-the primary sources. A free and critical mind takes nothing for granted and is not intimidated by "authorities" who frequently may be more confused than the general public. Free and critical minds seek truth without chauvinism or shame." - Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III (1)



“One single bit of information, if missing, incomplete, out of order or just plain wrong, has the potential to significantly alter thought processes, conclusions, decisions and behaviors, even when that one single logic entry exists in a sea of accuracy.”


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Fundamentals | Always Applicable And Effective

Their execution may have to be reshaped but the principles for progress and health are timeless and powerful, no matter the year because the problems have the same fundamental causes.

Consciousness raising indeed is what is needed. Kwame Ture addresses this in the video, Converting The Unconscious To Conscious

History, created greatness, land, resources. Present understandings regarding these concepts, and more, are a matter of mis-education that is blocking the memory that is resident in our DNA.

In addition to what Brother Ture suggests, here are 5 views from others, including myself, that state fundamental problems and pretty much tell us, in essence, where the bulk of our focus should be.

1. “Many problems stem from land ownership and water rights. Land and water provide the ability to meet basic needs.” From, Our Fatal Flaw – The Absence Of Harmony. The Root Cause Of Many Problems.

2. Power is land and the tools to work the land. This idea is borrowed from Dr. David Deberry, ”Forty Acres – Power And Justice”

3. Willie Lynch adherents know what power is and how to get it, they say, ...”to master a human being, no matter what his race or color, all you need to do is to strip him of his identity, his land, the strength of his culture, and the memory of his ancestors.” In other words, take, mis-educate, then dominate." (1)

4. “When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the Land and the Missionaries had the Bible. They taught us how to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible” (Jomo Kenyatta, former President of Kenya, African Nationalist and leader of the Mau Mau rebel group)

5. ”The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.” (Achebe, Chinua, Things Fall Apart) and Family Relationships | Why Things Fall Apart And So Continues The Meaning Of Life & Existence (Part 8j)

6. Malcolm X has told us in “There's No Such Thing as a Non-violent Revolution,” that “revolution is based on land, land is the basis of all independence, land is the basis of freedom, justice and equality.”

What is more fundamental?

Update 5.26.17

What is more fundamental is spirit-soul. Call it spiritual only or soulful only if you choose. No matter what, we must increase our understandings of the spirit-soul aspect of self and the spirit-soul aspect that exists in all else. We can always begin within and by observing and listening. We can also begin with studying spirituality and its lesser form, religion.

What is more fundamental to help us achieve necessary understandings for our evolution, is understanding fundamental things such as origin, beginning, dimension... This reconstruction process of contextual framework allows everything else to logically fit into proper position and automatically simultaneously initiates the process of reconfiguring all other connections, until the importance of land becomes so brilliant, that it outstrips our glorification of money, just as we already understand the Sun is superior to all lights on Earth shining at once.

What is more fundamental is a steady, continuous improving integration (optimizing as opposed to maximizing) of all fundamentals.


(1) Brewer, Rose PhD, Associate Professor, African "American" [quotes added later]Studies, University of Minnesota, Minnepolis, MN, "Teaching and Critical Thinking: Implications for African "American"[quotes added later] Studies",http://www.ahc.umn.edu/bioethics/afrgen/html/TeachingandCriticalThinking.html , accessed 6/9/13.

4 comments:

  1. Yes, it would appear that way but things are not always as they appear. Satan is the prince of this world.
    The bible is more fundamental because this world will pass away but God's word will never pass away.
    Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it. Sounds crazy right? But that is thinking with the carnal mind. The carnal mind is enmity against God. We need to think spiritually. He says you must be born again then your eyes will be open and turn from darkness to light. The muddy water becomes clear. I ask you to research the bible and today's worldly events and you will find the bible is being fulfilled. It's all about Israel. Time is running out...tick...tick...tick.
    http://trackingbibleprophecy.com/israel.php

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  2. I'm not saying what the missionaries did was right, if that is what happened. But that doesn't make the bible wrong just because people misuse it.

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  3. Very true, misuse of something does not make the item wrong. Since this article is about fundamentals, I will respond to the first sentence, second sentence and your first comment, all in three separate articles.

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