Showing posts with label economics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label economics. Show all posts

Friday, May 19, 2017

Daily Toast- Ujamaa 518171 "The wasted resource of Black Manhood & Black Womanhood

Peace FAM:
Wasted resources are killing our community. Especially resources that we have control over. I am going to hit on some sensitive ideas in this article and the video so I need to warn you advance.
I woke up and started thinking about the role of gender in a culture, and asked why were they important. Gender roles were established to help bring order in the culture. Each individual was assigned roles at birth, as well as from the community. These roles helped to advance the society. The interaction between the genders produced the life that enabled the culture to exist as well as the community that adhered to the role. Now in these days and times these roles have been allowed to slip into each other forming whole other groups of individuals. Now where you stand on this is your business, and is not part of my discussion, but it is something that I felt that I need to cover. We as Africans in America, also known as Black folks are in no position to be arguing about these gender roles. We are at this point and time I believe in a battle for our survival and need to focus our energy on re-building our Culture, and building our Nation. The gender debate is taking up needed time and resources. If you are comfortable in your skin then so be it, but be willing to get in the role that you claim and bare the burdens that come with it. Their is power in the Masculine and the Feminine that I believe that we are leaving on the table, and because we are not tapping into it our communities are falling apart, and our culture is being degraded and defined for us.
Now those who have been following me know that I have personally come to the conclusion that Culture is the most important thing. I believe that from the culture people learn how to deal with life and all of the hurdles it throws at us. From culture we learn how to deal, with our God, our emotions, relationships, careers, business, money, politics, war and everything else in life. Most importantly we learn how to become men and women, and understand what that means. We develop a picture of the world that will lead or can lead us to a thriving state rather than exist in survival mode. We have been stripped of our Cultural software, and have been given the knock off software of a west Asian culture which does not benefit us one bit. Within this west Asian knock off code that we are following it has a virus in the operation of gender. Please understand that gender is bigger than man and woman, it is the foundation for creation. Not just of life, but of ideas that lead to personal, and group advancement.
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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Daily Toast- Ujamaa 46171 (Misplaced Emotinal Energy)

Peace FAM:
Pardon the lateness, but the files with the effects are bigger than I imagined and this one took 2 hours to upload, so that throws off my time table and I have to wait for a break to post. Break time and today is moving in slow motion for me. I am struggling on the warrior diet, because my body is telling me that it wants to eat, but it is more of a want than a need. Yesterday I ate my meal, and could not finish it. This was shocking because I thought I was hungry then as well. Taming the body is a Herculean task but I am up for it. I know you are reading this wondering what does the warrior diet have to do with today's topic. I am discovering that I am eating to feel emotional lacks in my life. Eating gives me a sense of comfort. Like many of you who will take the Challenge, you will begin to discover new things about yourself, and you will begin to recognize where you are wasting alot of energy. Our emotions are the driving force in our lives, and if we don't learn how to harness them they will tear us apart. Now I need to make myself clear, I am not talking about shutting them down, and pretending we don't have them. I am talking about learning to use them, I dare to say even aim them. Yes your emotions can be aimed and utilized to push you toward your goals. Our ancestors did it, and our enemies are presently using it against us. When you don't have emotional control over yourself you leave a untapped energy source that others will strive to use. Groups have emotional energy as well and can be guided and manipulated to benefit others. This is what is happening to us as individuals and as groups. we invest energy into all sorts of endeavors that do not benefit us. I am simply suggesting that those that are reading this and in Gye-Nyame Journey should be learning ways to harness the emotional energy of ourselves, our tribe, our community, and others to move us to our greatness.
Nuff said
Peace & 1hunidyears