SOCIAL MEDIA.CON | The Illusion of Inclusion

Facebook is an exploitation of our social instinct, that people-based bonding is so critical for our success as a species on planet Earth. That longing to find validity and comfort in groups. To be seen, to be known. To know. Herd behavior, in a traffic jam when you see everyone turning down a small side road to avoid the block, you follow. There is trust in mass decision-making. This is in our DNA. We are not as sophisticated and “independent” as some make out. The new currency has gone from gold to paper to ‘likes.’ as with those former currencies people are willing to sacrifice everything to have them, despite them having zero real-world value.

Mis Education: Killing Fields

The common school system is akin to KFC fast food. That is all it is. And it is hard for many to accept because we are also victims of this system. We trust it with our kid’s education, we trust it when they say accept some more credit card and get into deeper debt. Why would you trust these people with your kid.? What does society want? Slaves that is it. They don’t teach critical thinking in school. They don’t teach them to be leaders in industry, only workers in industry disconnected from the process (Chomsky). They most certainly don’t teach them to think for themselves. The job of the system is to produce functionites.

African Consciousness

True teaching is not an accumulation of knowledge; it is an awakening of consciousness which goes through successive stages.— Ancient Egypt The discussion on African consciousness1)African consciousness is a term used in pan-African circles to discuss someone’s state of being connected to African history and an African identity and acting…

Mis Education: Killing Fields

The common school system is akin to KFC fast food. That is all it is. And it is hard for many to accept because we are also victims of this system. We trust it with our kid’s education, we trust it when they say accept some more credit card and get into deeper debt. Why would you trust these people with your kid.? What does society want? Slaves that is it. They don’t teach critical thinking in school. They don’t teach them to be leaders in industry, only workers in industry disconnected from the process (Chomsky). They most certainly don’t teach them to think for themselves. The job of the system is to produce functionites.

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African Cultural Complex

Any study of African culture must take into account that Africa 5 minutes ago, 50 years ago, 500 years ago and Africa 5000 years ago is not a static feature. A diverse Africa has influenced, and been influenced. Concepts and cultures of African origin have been exported and re-imported, just as genes, ideas and technologies have exited and reentered African populations.

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African Rites of Passage

Rites of passage play a central role in African socialization, demarking the different stages in an individual’s development (gender and otherwise), as well as that person’s relationship and role to the broader community. The major stage in African life is the transition from child to adult when they become fully institutionalized to the ethics of the group’s culture. Rites of passage are for this reason critical in nation building and identity formation.

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African Clothes

African Clothes

BusinessCulture October 11, 2016

The word Dashiki comes from the Hausa word Yarciki which means shirt. Usually it is worn with a Kufi cap which is worn in Islamic communities in Africa and the African Diaspora along with pants. Today Modern African clothes are associated with dashiki of West Africa although African clothes, as the name suggest, is any indigenous clothes of any African culture.

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Culture And Commerce

24/7 the world spins on the trade in culture of some kind. You wearing someone’s culture right now, you went to an Italian restaurant last night? Well that is someone’s culture, you enjoyed some Sushi for Lunch, well that is also someone’s culture. You planning to see X-Men: Days of Futures Past– oh yes that is someone’s culture and history–Look carefully at the history in it. Only us make ahistorical films and think art and culture are exempt from politics and economics. The Rest of the world got these things figured out 1000s of years ago. So much so that now when you want to buy African culture they not only own theirs, they own ours also

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Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in Ghana, a beautiful West African country on the Atlantic, situated between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere.

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Cultural Unity of Africa

Completely synergize resource sucking relationships via premier niche markets. Professionally cultivate one-to-one customer service with robust ideas. Dynamically innovate resource-leveling customer service for state of the art customer service.

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Akan, Zulu, Jola, Xhosa, Maasai, Mursi, Yoruba Rites of Passage

Rites of passage play a central role in African socialization, demarking the different stages in an individual’s development (gender and otherwise), as well as that person’s relationship and role to the broader community. The major stage in African life is the transition from child to adult when they become fully institutionalized to the ethics of the group’s culture. Rites of passage are for this reason critical in nation building and identity formation.

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HOMOSEXUALITY & AFRICANS

Homosexuality (LGBT or MSM ) has become a highly electric third rail in the West with a great deal of disposable wealth and power which has a long reach into policy and cultural direction – not only in the Western hemisphere but across the world. The issue of homosexuality [1] and lesbianism in the African community is one which is a challenge to the cultural integrity and moral fabric of African societies which are traditionally pro-life and pro-life systems.

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Libation | A Ritual in African Life

Libation in Africa is a ritual of heritage, a drink offering to honor and please the Creator, the lesser divinities, our sacred ancestors, humans present and not present, as well as the environment. This ritual is also practiced in many other parts of the world. Among Africans it may also be deployed to issue curses upon wrongdoers.

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