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Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by Antivirus92(m): 7:00am On Dec 27, 2012
Where are your comments, peeps?
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by odumchi: 7:22am On Dec 27, 2012
Ginwa kwan? I deachilara m na ihe m dere?
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by Antivirus92(m): 2:58pm On Dec 31, 2012
odumchi: Ginwa kwan? I deachilara m na ihe m dere?
too busy this time around. Will get more chances by mid-january.
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by ba7man(m): 5:08pm On Dec 31, 2012
If anyone feels the white man hasn't contributed anything worthwhile to Africa, the might as well move out of the cities and go back to small scale farming, drop their smartphones and pick up their gongs, drop their automobiles and start walkin round,forget about 3D TV and go back to moonlight games, the list is endless. Our problems have and always remain "Ourselves". The whiteman never forcefully captured us for slavery but we were sold by our fellow Africans to them. Slave trade was the highest income earner at a time in Africa and Africans that benefited from it actually fought against its abolishion.
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by Antivirus92(m): 8:49pm On Dec 31, 2012
ba7man: If anyone feels the white man hasn't contributed anything worthwhile to Africa, the might as well move out of the cities and go back to small scale farming, drop their smartphones and pick up their gongs, drop their automobiles and start walkin round,forget about 3D TV and go back to moonlight games, the list is endless. Our problems have and always remain "Ourselves". The whiteman never forcefully captured us for slavery but we were sold by our fellow Africans to them. Slave trade was the highest income earner at a time in Africa and Africans that benefited from it actually fought against its abolishion.
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by Nobody: 12:22am On Jan 01, 2013
.....?
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by ba7man(m): 1:42pm On Jan 01, 2013
We had Religions of fear. Sango, Oya, Sopana (How can u worship Chicken pox?? I mean how daft). We Worshiped what we couldn't understand. Rather than cut a tree and turn it into tools, tables nd chairs, we would tie a piece of cloth on it and worship it, when confronted with d ocean, rather than build boats to explore it, we would worship it.....Whites decided to explore the world and discovered us in our state, took advantage of it and here we are today. We still Worship "Money" today (We praise sing any rich person without first questioning the wealth's source).
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by Antivirus92(m): 8:36pm On Jan 01, 2013
ba7man: We had Religions of fear. Sango, Oya, Sopana (How can u worship Chicken pox?? I mean how daft). We Worshiped what we couldn't understand. Rather than cut a tree and turn it into tools, tables nd chairs, we would tie a piece of cloth on it and worship it, when confronted with d ocean, rather than build boats to explore it, we would worship it.....Whites decided to explore the world and discovered us in our state, took advantage of it and here we are today. We still Worship "Money" today (We praise sing any rich person without first questioning the wealth's source).
i love ur comments. You truely understand what i mean. Our fore-fathers worship anything around them,trees,animals,sky,water bodies etc instead of putting them into use. That's why we remained in the dark till the white men came.
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by ezeagu(m): 10:11pm On Jan 01, 2013
You have to actually know how your people lived first before you start making evaluations. I can see from your comments that you haven't taken the time to research anything.
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by PhysicsQED(m): 11:05pm On Jan 01, 2013
ba7man: Sopana (How can u worship Chicken pox?? I mean how daft)

I don't think small pox itself was what was actually being worshipped: http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1160301

Also, go and find out what Shitala, Mariamman, Hoso-no-Kami, and T’ou Shen Niang-Niang are and let me know if it is still so "daft" an idea when you find out.
Re: If Not For The Coming Of The Europeans....would Africa Ever Develop? by Antivirus92(m): 4:05am On Jan 02, 2013
ezeagu: You have to actually know how your people lived first before you start making evaluations. I can see from your comments that you haven't taken the time to research anything.
okay sir,

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