Monday, October 3, 2022

Chipping Away at Layers of Code

 

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Dude (or his people) sold his likeness rights. There’s no difference between this and watching BLONDE, or buying an action figure that looks like Clark Gregg. People license or sell likeness rights all the time. 

As usual in entertainment, all “ethics” questions will be answered by the audience and not the lawyers. Everybody wants Vader to sound like James Earl Jones and not me despite being a perfect impression, I still need a Mason jar and it’s close, but no Mustafa. If we get ARMAGEDDON 2: THE SEARCH FOR HARRY, or DIE HARD IN A BUILDING, out of this, excellent. The only ethical questions that will come up is if Bruno shows up in THE NEXT NOTEBOOK or something.

Mike Gold - "All 'ethics' questions will be answered by the audience and not the lawyers." Cool! Religion much??

Larry Young - Not for a minute. Organized religion is worse than Amway. Also, I’ve seen the kind of movies organized religion produces. STAY IN YOUR LANE KIRK CAMERON

Mike Gold - Organized religion is worse than Amway? Amway IS organized religion.

Larry Young - Sure, but Amway is a hair ABOVE, that’s my point. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "Organized religion is worse than Amway."

lol You obviously don't know enough about organized religion. You talk about it a lot though.

Larry Young - Do I? I’ll cop to making fun of it a lot. I’m not sure I bring it up myself, but I’ll point and laugh at it if somebody else does.

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "Do I?"

Yes, but you're not the only one. The digs all come from the same bag.

Larry wrote: "I’ll cop to making fun of it a lot."

I notice. It's ironic considering the barely recognizable distorted caricature that you all use as the stand-in for it. It reminds me of this bit from your boy Tyson:


Larry Young - Sorry, man, I don’t even know what you mean by this: “It's ironic considering the barely recognizable distorted caricature that you all use as the stand-in for it.”

But don’t bother explaining because I don’t care. You’ve been writing to me lately about something I post, assume some weird reading of it to talk about what you want to talk about, and then when I steer you back to what I was referring to, you respond with some form of NOT YOU, THESE GUYS and I don’t know what to do with that. Cool, I guess. Maybe don’t lead with your assumptions about what people think based on your imperfect readings of their various pronouncements? People might engage with you more about things that are important to you.

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "Sorry, man, I don’t even know what you mean by this"

That's my roundabout way of calling out your strawman effigy logical fallacy approach to organized religion. It's related to that king valkyrie discussion we had, when you admitted you hadn't seriously thought about religious topics since you were a teen, had no specific knowledge about it, but like the rest of your peer group you are very loudly vocal about your negative opinions of the topic. There's an infestation of such opinions throughout the national discussion aether, and when I see it within my own social media networks, I try to engage to flesh it out more so that I'm clear on what is actually being said.

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "assume some weird reading of it"

lol At the risk of doing it again, are you calling it "weird" because it doesn't fit your peer group's preferred way of expressing their opinions about certain topics? Because that's exactly the type of thing that I want to engage to flesh it out more so that I'm clear on what is actually being said. That's how I ensure that my assumptions I lead with are accurate and factual based on what I get out of active & fruitful engagement.

Muhammad Rasheed - Considering you are a genre creator artist figure yourself, the idea that you would call a different way of thinking about certain topics from what you are used to "weird" instead of just different means something. Doesn't it?

"Weird" in what way, please?

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "and then when I steer you back to what I was referring to, you respond with some form of NOT YOU, THESE GUYS"

You're talking about that Denzel as Malcolm X thing. You set up the pieces with your OP, and that fan knocked them down in the exact way of the Black activist community's discussion about that same topic... a discussion you were understandably out of the loop on. As far as I recall, that "Not you, Larry, THESE guys" scenario only happened that once.

That Black King Valkyrie™ discussion certainly wasn't one of those... you came into the thread confidently saying stuff about religion only to later admit you were out of pocket in your retreat.

The Neil deGrasse Tyson discussion wasn't like that either. I discovered with your thread a general dislike of Tyson that surprised me, because I assumed it was only a Joe Rogan thing. I explored and speculated as to what the problem might be based on what I knew and you were probably too busy to explain the real reason for your position, and left my speculations to hang in the air unchallenged. If my readings were imperfect, then notice that I point blank asked about them to the source to see if my readings were accurate or not. You decided not to correct them, perhaps because my own genre creator credentials aren't impressive enough to make the effort worth it for your own star power. Who knows? I only hold awards from irrelevant Black organizations. lol (is that "weird?")

You tend to create more questions than answers when you post.

Larry Young - “Weird” in the sense that I think I’m being pretty clear and you either willfully misunderstand to make some ancillary point or just honestly misunderstand and go off anyway before asking for clarification. But either way, I stand by “weird.” That’s not a usual social media interaction for me, what with everyone knowing by now I don’t spend a lot of time being serious here because there is so much less opportunity to willfully or honestly misunderstand joking around.

If you think First Comics Editor Emeritus Mike Gold and I think all organized religions are really like Amway, I’m not sure what to tell you.

M. Rasheed wrote: “You tend to create more questions than answers when you post.”

Well, just ask your questions instead of make a bunch of wild-ass assumptions, first.

Mike Gold - @Larry... For one thing, organized religion controls more money than Amway. For another, Amway hasn’t conned, enslaved, raped and murdered as organized religion. To be fair, Amway wasn’t involved in the Crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, etc.

Karl J Martin - ...and it's not as though a priest has ever offered me top-quality vitamin supplements, no rabbi has presented me with a chance to acquire personalized premium beauty products and I have yet to meet an imam eager to set me up with affordable professional-grade cookware

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "'Weird' in the sense that I think I’m being pretty clear"

You're prolific in your posting and only a narrow range of certain topics you touch on catch my interest or trigger me into engagement. Based on the nature of those topics (organized religion; US race relations) it should be obvious that we are fundamentally different enough in both our backgrounds and general worldviews that what's crystal clear in how we are used to expressing certain opinions wouldn't at all be clear to the other, requiring attempts of clarification from both of us. To me, that's a normal conversation dynamic though. For you to consider that weird gives me the impression that you live within a small bubble full of people who think EXACTLY like you and you've grown accustomed to communicating in the kind of shorthand insider code that identical twins use and you somehow believe that everyone talks like that and would understand instantly when you talk.

Larry wrote: "and you either willfully misunderstand to make some ancillary point [...] That’s not a usual social media interaction for me, what with everyone knowing by now I don’t spend a lot of time being serious here"

I always telegraph such items with a knowing wink emoji (I did it in the valkryie thread). I'm aware that there are social predators looking to pounce on a "wrong" comment with the intention of cancelling a public figure; I can understand you being wary of doing deep public discussions with a stranger, so I can't pushback on that one.

Larry wrote: "or just honestly misunderstand and go off anyway before asking for clarification."

I ask for clarification AND provide speculation predictions since I'm usually still rolling the item around in my head. How long it takes people to respond will determine the length of my speculative rant. lol

Larry wrote: "But either way, I stand by 'weird.'”

Weird in the sense that it's unusual for people allowed in your circles to behave that way towards you. If that's what you mean, then I understand. Even though you were kind enough to accept my Friend Request, we still have very different backgrounds and see the world very differently. When you share certain opinions, I'm interested in chasing down the root cause of why you would see things from a certain angle. After your courageously candid confession in the Black King Valkyrie™ thread, I'm not likely to try to draw you into a discussion about religion again, but I do get triggered watching influential figures make willfully ignorant casual quips about my sacred belief system. That's what inspired me to engage in this thread.

Larry wrote: "If you think First Comics Editor Emeritus Mike Gold and I think all organized religions are really like Amway, I’m not sure what to tell you."

lol Well, I recognize that inside of the structure of the joke lays the truth of what you lot really believe about organized religion... a point of view that's not exactly a secret.

Larry wrote: "Well, just ask your questions instead of make a bunch of wild-ass assumptions, first."

Based on how our society works, I take issue with "wild-ass" being used, since I think they are close enough to the mark in general. How they are interpreted with you personally as an individual might be off the mark a little. I doubt I will ever really know since you admit to being gun shy when it comes to putting your serious thoughts about potentially "cancelleable" topics out there.

Anyway, to touch on the 'Amway' thing that Gold and Martin chimed in on, organized religion are systems that require humans to run them. Like any other system, the humans that run them -- particularly the ones who placed themselves in powerful leadership roles -- actively work against the actual rules, laws & tenets of those systems to engage in self-serving practices that exploit on behalf of themselves and their network cliques. It's not smart to blame the systems for the negative effects caused by the humans who abuse the systems. The religion itself is composed of very specific things -- the source material for our concepts of morality & ethics. Organized religion is designed to idiot-proof the ideals of the faith into our lifestyles, so when greedy, over-ambitious men abuse the system for reasons outside of the tenets of the religion itself, it doesn't make sense to blame organized religion for the crimes and harms caused. I'm a practicing Muslim, but I would never blame the Crusades on the religion of Christianity since it was an obvious greedy land grab by the European monarchies only marketed as a religious war. The organized religion doesn't con, enslave, rape or murder, but humans do. Placing the blame upon the system lets the true culprits off the hook and is not sound thinking.

Larry Young - I appreciate all your work and attention but I don’t understand what you want or are hoping to accomplish with all your mistaken assumptions. I’m just here making jokes and talking about entertainment, man.

Muhammad Rasheed - Okay, fine. Keep your secrets. lol

Marco Lopez - @Larry... Man all this hoopla over organized religion. Really makes you think why the big man in the sky needs all this defending. Omnipotent deity is hurt by words, followers come out to throw stones, news at 11.

Larry Young - I dunno. God thinks I'm the fucking funniest of all his creations. It used to be Robin Williams, but God called him home, and now it's me. I've had a few talks with God, and he thinks the organized part of religion is the fucking problem, but, you know, He's good.

Marco Lopez - @Larry... Whoa whoa! God lied to you. He said my platypus joke was the funniest thing her heard all of eternity.

Muhammad Rasheed - 1.) "and he thinks the organized part of religion is the fucking problem"

2.) "If you think First Comics Editor Emeritus Mike Gold and I think all organized religions are really like Amway, I’m not sure what to tell you."

3.) "lol Well, I recognize that inside of the structure of the joke lays the truth of what you lot really believe about organized religion... a point of view that's not exactly a secret."

(it's the human part that's the problem, people rarely follow the instructions and live up to the ideals they are supposed to)










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The Selfish Nature of Leaning Upon Our Own Understanding

 

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A Suspiciously Lowered Target

 

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A Message To Black Rappers Destroying The Afro Black Community!

To all black rappers, hip hop, R&B singers, artist, entertainers and musicians who are destroying the African American community with your degeneracy, vulgarity, pedophilia, drugs, alcohol, violence, thug behavior, loud, disorderly conduct etc. we the good people of Black America are asking you to stop making our African American community a mockery of the entire world with your rap music of Death, Violence, Drugs, Murder, Killing, Sex and deviant behavior that is complete destroying our black community and causing our young generations of children to become extremely unstable; therefore, promoting, vulgarity, indecency, violence. and crimes against other members of our African American community.

This new generation of rappers and hip hop music are nothing else but garbage and poison to the minds of our black children and you as male and female black rappers and entertainers are creating chaos in our communities that is leading to death. destruction and more deaths. How many children have to die for black rappers and hip hop artist to realize that your rap music is death to the ears of black America! How many rappers have to died because of other rappers and musicians singing songs about killing other musicians and seeking revenge over nothing?

I’m asking all African American rappers to wake up, open your eyes and realize that your music that is sponsored by the white demons of Hollywood and the mainstream media of the west are promoting your own destruction and the collapse of our black society while the elite and Hollywood are laughing and making a mockery of you your music and your entourage.

Please Stop! Stop! and Stop making and singing rap music about death, violence, drugs, sex, revenge, pedophilia, etc.,, because your music and the words that come out of your mouth is creating chaos and destruction in our black community, while every other community is prospering and laughing at you but not with you.

My African American Black Male rappers you are very unique in your own way and very talented; whereas, you have tens of thousands to millions of followers who love you, adore you and some that hate you’re for what you do. You have the power to change minds and move mountains with your music and talent.

Muhammad Rasheed - Who are the folk who reap the lion's share of revenue generated from the popular mainstream music that notoriously holds the negative messaging? Who are the folk who prey upon talented Black youth to sign them onto exploitative contracts and guide them into producing "the music that sells!"? Who are the folk who use their unlimited deep pockets to pump this product into our communities, pointedly overriding any alternative indie messaging?

Follow the Big Money to see the face of the true culprit in this. The artists themselves are rarely the ones driving that negativity, since they perform under the terms of their contracts, contracts that are part of a financial assets folio owned by the kings of mass media. We've already seen what happens when one of these contractees decide to violate the contract and "take a knee" for what is right. Very few are willing to put themselves out there like that and risk being ostracized from their beloved industries (or sued by a soulless megacorporate entity) when it is easier to just medicate their social conscious into submission.

The true audience for your message, Terry, are the consumers themselves... an economic boycott to make such product unprofitable will force it to change.









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[DECODED] Intellectual Dark Web versus Feminism

 

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

The Ancillary Benefits of Selfless Submission

 

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The Leading Conspiracy of the Age

 

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Faux-Insight as Filtered Through Anti-ADOS Mythology

 

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If the Sin of 'Do What I Say, Not as I Do' was a Political Identity Group

 

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Clues of a Carefully Hidden Opinion

 

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Larry Young - It feels like Fat Lando here should know what happens when you lob that weak sauce into the world.

[MEME] Neil deGrasse Tyson: "European Colonial History in six words: 'Is that yours? It's mine now.'"

Dennis Wingo: "That's human history. The Bushmen would say the same thing about the Bantu, the Persian about the Egyptian, most of the world, from the viewpoint of Ghengis Khan.

"Making all history about White Europeans is diametrically opposite of your call for truth in science."

Muhammad Rasheed - I'm not a Tyson fan at all, but I noticed that he only said "European Colonial History" but this Wingo character pretended like he said "all history."

Did Wingo misunderstand or was that some kind of cowardly, weak sauce deflection?

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "It feels like Fat Lando here should know what happens when you lob that weak sauce into the world."

I think Tyson is very aware of the classic WhatAboutism logical fallacy response that Wingo provided.

Larry Young - You of all people know what it’s like when you bring something up and people willfully miss the point to talk about what THEY want to talk about, of course. This isn’t a new thing and I’m just this side of shocked SHOCKED I SAY anybody thinks these shenanigans are worth talking about at this late date.

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "and I’m just this side of shocked SHOCKED I SAY anybody thinks these shenanigans are worth talking about at this late date."

I'm genuinely interested in what you think has happened in the last 150 yrs (since US slavery was abolished) that would have kept these types of topics from being still relevant in 2022, especially to a Black American.

Muhammad Rasheed - @Larry... Are you one of those folk who believe we live in a "post-racial" America?

Larry Young - I'm one of those people you know who rarely writes about things that are nuanced and media-driven to the point where no one agrees on first principles.

I don't see how this ever comes up seriously if you define "post racial" America as a place where prejudice and discrimination have been eradicated or otherwise no longer exist which is obviously untrue on the face of it and "folk" who think like that are obviously deranged.

But I'm just here making fun of Neil deGrasse Junior High. I don't find social media a serious place whatsoever.

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "I'm one of those people you know who rarely writes about things that are nuanced and media-driven to the point where no one agrees on first principles."

True, but you are also prolific enough where the hints of what you do think about certain nuanced topics can unintentionally show themselves to those who are sensitive to those topics.

One of your fans called Tyson "an insufferable sad little man" in response to a Tweet from him that's frankly comically obvious. Wingo's response was to not only WhatAboutism, but to attempt to twist Tyson's point somewhere else in the deflection. Personally, I associate such a tactic with cowardice, as Wingo is clearly afraid to address Tyson's point head-on, and would rather have an "ALL Humans Suck!" discussion instead so he can secure his fantasy that European Colonial History is at least normal if not heroic or whatever.

It seems that you all actually agree with Wingo's response in some way. This doesn't surprise me; I expect your demographic to get instantly defensive on cue over Tweets like Tyson's, but what stood out to me was when you actually 'hearted' the fan's comment.



Muhammad Rasheed - To me, that means you all are angry that Tyson said what he said, even though it is an obviously true statement -- it's not like it's controversial in nature. The rise of European Imperialism was a conquering land grab global theft effort. The point of empire building is to use military might to both conquer the weak, and keep sovereign rivals unstable so they aren't able to fight back... as you take all their stuff.

So, why is everyone mad at Tyson for saying it?

It reminds me of that Eddie Murphy bit from his Raw concert, where there's a conflict in a club between Black and white people and  without even knowing what the root cause of the conflict was  the bodyguards immediately grab the Black people and start punching them: "Didn't we let you in here?!"

lol It seems like people are mad at Tyson because he was allowed to reach certain career heights in a white-dominated world, and this comment gives the impression that he's violating some kind of "didn't we let you in our world???" type of contract. So, he's "an insufferable sad little man" for biting the hand that feeds him, right? He's supposed to cover over white historic wrongs and pretend y'all have never, ever done any wrong while he enjoys the white gifts he was given to be successful.

Is that why we're mad at him for this Tweet? lol

Larry Young - Is the reason I “like” a comment not open to a wide interpretation and only your narrow one?

I liked it because I think Tyson is a blowhard in general, and not because of this specific instance.

But people see what they want to see.

Muhammad Rasheed - Larry wrote: "Is the reason I 'like' a comment not open to a wide interpretation and only your narrow one?"

Well, I did ask before I  provided my speculation. ๐Ÿ™‚

Larry wrote: "I liked it because I think Tyson is a blowhard in general, and not because of this specific instance."

Truly, this response creates more questions than answers...

Larry wrote: "But people see what they want to see."

I have my own issues with Tyson that primarily center around the "public intellectual atheist" trope; I think those guys are @ssholes... not so much because they are atheists though, but because they are willfully ignorant atheists about the organized religion they very publicly disparage—walking around with a bag full of strawman effigies they pretend is the organized religion position—while using the prestige & power of their high-level academic credentials to give the false impression they know what they are talking about. They're equally willfully ignorant fandom are all too happy to high-five each other over every silly quip. 

Neil deGrasse Tyson is definitely one of those, and I don't have anything positive for him. As I said, I'm not a fan. One thing that I did notice about him, is that whenever he showed up on Joe Rogan's podcast, there was always a tension that puzzled me. Rogan has what can only be described as an antagonistic relationship with Tyson and is always trying to "get him," or trip him up in some little, pedantic way. ALL the time. At first I assumed it was because Rogan just didn't like Tyson's style of presentation, with his penchant for spewing a string of "AMAZING FACTS!" But Bill Nye the Science Guy has the exact same style and Joe loves him, so I threw that hypothesis out. It was a mystery why Rogan didn't like him because he normally has nothing but praise & reverence for those talking-head atheist scientist guys he frequently has on the show. Other than Tyson's "AMAZING FACTS!" gimmick style, the rest of them don't say anything different than what he talks about, and they join Rogan in agreeing on many of the "why are we here" type mysteries of life.

Now I've discovered from reading your thread, that there is a general dislike for Tyson out in the greater ร†ther of audience land... it's not just Joe Rogan. Now the mystery deepens. This forced me to reexamine my feelings about the matter. I've seen Tyson in many of his speaking appearances over the years... do I dislike him outside of that very loud willfully ignorant atheist thing? 

Not really. Other than that, I also don't care for his enthusiastically sucking off Isaac Newton whenever his name comes up in what feels uncomfortably like some kind of pagan worship ritual. I hate it, but I would think the performance would make you all accept him more; it's not like he goes around making a habit out of saying what he said in this Tweet. In general, he is pro-Eurocentric in the way y'all like from a Black American at that level of success. 

Personally, I don't dislike listening to him speak, or listening to him cleverly work out a thought. His style of presentation doesn't bother me at all... in fact, I'm proud of him as a fellow Black American male who's a successful ivy league educated astrophysicist-scientist. He's recognized as one of the nation's foremost, highly-influential public intellectuals. But the mainstream dominant demographic doesn't like him much. Why?

This is perhaps where I need to legitimately play The Race Card®.

Muhammad Rasheed - I lurk over on the over-toxic 4chan/pol site to siphon off sociopathic energy to respond to in many of my anti-racism editorial cartoons (they believe I secretly post over there, too, but they wish. ew.). I'm used to the goons over there, hiding behind the cowardly shield of their anonymity, saying horrible vicious stuff about my people, the Black American former slave class. One of the things they like to say is to make fun of my people's intellect and how we have lOw eYeCuEs. It's like they get off on it.

Perhaps Tyson's presence aggravates them because he navigated the well-documented hurdles around the USA's broken and still very segregated and unequal education system to get a high-quality education despite the odds, and he has the predicted great life from it. According to the anti-Black American stereotype myths propagated by the 4chan/pol guys, what Tyson did should be impossible... if you believe the white supremacists hateful myths about us.

I wonder if the threads of this concept, perhaps subconsciously, is why Joe Rogan and many among the populace at large, don't really care for Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson? He represents what it would look like if the hurdles to full citizenship were removed and Black Americans were finally fully economically included in the competitive wealth-building ownership markets as true equals with the dominant identity group...

...we would all get to share the stage together, and share the national resources at the highest levels, TOO. Maybe Tyson, in his outlier career performance, is the very symbol of why the "post-racial" ideal is deliberately kept at bay by the group with the most to lose. They just frankly don't want an uncomfortable number of smart Black Americans walking around sharing the best the country has to offer with them.









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Monday, September 26, 2022

Stupidly Sabotaging Your Own Righteous Justice Claim With Blind Consumption

 

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Alaji Abdullah - Woman king!!! was... Is the best movie of the year... Im open for debates..... Please know I still fight people, kids, and elders too over my opinions lolol

Muhammad Rasheed - Alaji wrote: "Im open for debates"

Black Americans should not be financially supporting a movie written by white women that turns the story of the brutal enslavement of our ancestors into a "girl power" message and turns the brutal enslavers themselves into heroes. It's not a good look for us.

Alaji Abdullah - Good point big cuzzo, but if we wait for a All-black funded movie, written by All-black writers, and cast.... We will be waiting for a pretty long time. Plus they grew (learned) through the narrative of selling their our people in to slavery with a good substitute to build an economy on.

Alaji Abdullah - And you gonna have to explain the "girl power" comment because I'd love to body any argument pertaining to where Americans place their women in the family, and government structures.

Muhammad Rasheed - Alaji wrote: "but if we wait for a All-black funded movie"

It's better to have nothing from anyone than to have our enemies make fictional heroes of our other enemies and pay them for it. Our only response to being insulted like this is to boycott it... make it unprofitable to treat us like this.

Alaji wrote: "Plus they grew (learned) through the narrative of selling their our people in to slavery with a good substitute to build an economy on."

In real life, they did no such a thing and remain the unrepentant villains who sold our ancestor to the European trading companies. Helping them and their business partners rewrite history and try to get us as the descendants of their villainy to pay for their self-serving make-over scheme is unacceptable.

Muhammad Rasheed - Alaji wrote: "and you gonna have to explain the 'girl power' comment"

After our most effective leaders were assassinated, our most effective organizations infiltrated and disbanded, which marked the end of the Civil Rights Era, white women and our Democratic Party rivals usurped the 1964 Civil Rights Act--that was supposed to be used to make Black Americans an economically included protected class--to create protected classes for themselves as they continued to lock us out of access to capital, credit and wealth-building ownership. 'Feminism' helped replace the anti-racism struggle, marked by white women being the number one beneficiary of the affirmative action program.

So, the fact that this movie, written by white women, takes the real life villains that sold me to VOC, and fictionalizes them into "girl power" heroes is a vicious slap in the face to my people's struggles in the USA. They are rewriting my story to benefit their political agenda.

Alaji Abdullah - You going far to the radical end for all scenarios I see... I'm used to this form of debating too sir lol So to you everything is all good or all bad? There is no good in the movie because it didn't come from a specific demographic? You gonna be blocking a lot of blessings if that's your approach good sir. And I like the approach of us canceling things that were meant to defraud us, like planned parenting establishments strategically placed in poor neighborhoods that can't be found in others. Or autistic stats towards our young kings, quality of water in specific areas, the rabbit hole gets deep. (And on the girl power comment, I think if and when you see the movie it will maybe make sense, just didn't want to ruin the movie for those that plan to go see it....) and to end all of this, don't get me wrong, I love the debate big cuz, and you, but if the movie bothered you that bad and you want to get another story out....then Write your own script and get it produced. That way you can help solve the problems that were stated.

Muhammad Rasheed - Alaji wrote: "you going far to the radical end for all scenarios I see..."

My people are a wealthless and abused bottom caste in this nation we've built. I don't have a lot of time for beating around the bush.


Alaji wrote: "I'm used to this form of debating too sir lol"

Then don't talk about it, bring it. lol

Alaji wrote: "So to you everything is all good or all bad?"

I call out bad when I see it and I acknowledge good when I see it. I can discern one from the other without confusion. I know when my old enemies & rivals are exploiting me and hiding their hand in the performance. The devil has no new tricks.

Alaji wrote: "There is no good in the movie because it didn't come from a specific demographic?"

There is no good in the movie for my people because it was specifically written to turn my diabolical enemies into heroes and get me to support it like I'm stupid. If I foolishly support my first enslavers, how does that give me moral ground to battle my second enslavers for the Reparations they owe me? Of course the white supremacists are watching how we respond to this movie with GREAT interest so they can throw our hypocrisy back in our faces. It's not good to allow ourselves to be mindless manipulated puppets just because the movie was "fun to watch." Those people hate you. Wake up.

Alaji wrote: "You gonna be blocking a lot of blessings if that's your approach good sir."

You believe the scions of satan have "blessings" for me, do you?

Alaji wrote: "And I like the approach of us canceling things that were meant to defraud us, like planned parenting establishments strategically placed in poor neighborhoods that can't be found in others. Or autistic stats towards our young kings, quality of water in specific areas, the rabbit hole gets deep."

This comment functions as a "WhatAboutism" logical fallacy. My white supremacist opponents use it to defect from police brutality to deceptively ask, "What about black-on-black crime?!" pretending the artificial impoverishment causing such conditions wasn't put in place by them. The only thing that can fix those issues is massive transformational politics in the form of a robust Reparations program... a fight that is currently in danger because y'all are supporting a movie that makes heroes of the other guys that enslaved me. I highly advise you to knock it off and tell your people to boycott the film.

Alaji wrote: "(And on the girl power comment, I think if and when you see the movie it will maybe make sense, just didn't want to ruin the movie for those that plan to go see it....)"

lol I'm quite aware that the film takes the real life villains who enslaved my ancestors and rewrites them into heroes who are against slavery. That's why I'm boycotting it and suggest we all do so.

Alaji wrote: "if the movie bothered you that bad"

If you were conscious of the knowledge you are supposed to have as a young Black American, it would bother you, too. Be wise.

Alaji wrote: "and you want to get another story out....then Write your own script and get it produced. That way you can help solve the problems that were stated."

lol Reparations and economic inclusion into a wealth-building ownership class is what I need to fix the problems stated. Coming together to pushback against evil propaganda designed to manipulate me is a huge part of that.








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