by. Marimba Ani. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. Yurugu removes the mask from the European facade and thereby reveals the inner workings of. Yurugu: An African-Centered Critique of European by Marimba Ani Yurugu removes the mask from the European facade and thereby reveals.

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We must do all that we can do to uplift our people. We need to understand from where our energy comes. A building is made of bricks you see individual brick you register in your mind a brick is strong a brick become synonymous with strength. This view is distinct from the African view which sees rational and emotional together. But what about if we sat in circles? This represents the European asili: They still have their spirituality and can challenge Europe, but the elderly are less able to go against the parameters of Europe.

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In essence then it was the mediocrity, unfit for African people, which brought us together and can make us build for our people a better tomorrow.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The African Blood Siblings tries to develop that leadership which will turn our segregation Dependence into separation Vr. It is absolutely worth reading, though, to be fair, written academically and demanding a thorough familiarity with Western history and philosophies.


Another equally important universal reality is that there are many, many different cultures in the world and each of them is unique.

However, the continuity of our cultural identity yurygu been interrupted cruelly and unnaturally by the experience of slavery. Judaism tells a small group of people that they are special: Yet, the resurrection, in European tradition, should only be understood physically and historically.

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Breaking the Code of Good Intentions: In the sense of, if all you listen to is Swahili especially without a languageyou may begin to think in and speak Swahili. Act to attract Africans. Thus we necessarily assume their reality and thus their superiority. Even Augustine has relationships to Platonic thought.

This allows for their destruction of humankind and how God can be evoked to justify them. Models on this Earth. This explains the political function of their dialogue. But conditioning makes yuruggu difficult to convince us otherwise.

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Does it come as an ebook? We have not been able to function in the world with a collective consciousness that naturally imparts a strong sense of cultural roots. Leopold is one of many. Sep 27, Michelle rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In this book Christianity is seen in terms of race Children are not just minds to be controlled but this is how they are treated in school. Their early mythologies are replete with the glorification of war. Shquestra Sitawi rated it really liked it Apr 18, We must begin the process of Sankofa.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Of another district the population dropped in 15 years from 60, to 5, The spiritual concepts of our Ancestors gave birth to religious thought African people believe in the oneness of the African family through sacred time, which unites the past, the present and the future. This is perhaps our moment of truth. To insure it will not happen again. Please show appreciation by subscribing and sharing.