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The Violence of the Myth of Rationality and Law

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At work to eradicate and overhaul humanity and make room for a new oppressive cultural inhumane order  This essay discusses the idea that Modernity is the triumph of reason or logos over mythos. It also highlights the fact that this “rampant’ Rationalisation of existence is destructive to the ontologico-metaphysical and epistemologico-legal paradigm of the conquered…

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The illusion of Post-Apartheid South Africa; a Pan-Africanist Black Power analysis.

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“Even though the captive flesh/body has been “liberated” and no one need pretend that even the quotation mark do not matter, dominant symbolic activity the ruling episteme that releases the dynamics of naming and valuation, remains grounded in the originating metaphors of captivity and mutilation so that it is as if neither time not history,…

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Pan-Africanism and Education; Free access to all or a case for Black Power?

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Before I even commence my analysis of the function and value of education, I have to make it clear that I subscribe to Marcus Garvey’s version of Pan-Africanism. Chinweizu explains very well and succinctly the difference between different forms of Pan-Africanism. According to Chinweizu, there is the Duboisian Integrationist Pan-Africanism which sees as its objective…

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Cheikh Anta Diop (1974 UNESCO Symposium in Cairo)

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In 1974, Cheikh Anta Diop was one of about 20 participants in a UNESCO symposium in Cairo, where alongside Theophile Obenga from DRC, still alive, and a few others he established the African origin of the ancient Egyptian civilization and led all the egyptologists and anthropologists to surrender. However, Diop’s contribution was subject to the…

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