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The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 5:17pm On Dec 05, 2010
The europeans have scaled through and are managing their affairs properly. The asians are fairing well enough in managing their affairs too. But what about Nigeria and Africa as a whole? Why are they stuck behind? Is there something about the black gene in africa that prevents them from advancing?
Re: The Black African Gene by Faeb: 5:39pm On Dec 05, 2010
Ask those who pull down the likes of Emeagwali, while Western countries find use for previously criminal hackers and any citizen with brains.
Ask why we pull each other down and still go to church on Sundays and mosques on Fridays.

There is nothing genetic about jealousy and low self esteem; those are the illnesses we suffer.
Re: The Black African Gene by ROSSIKE: 5:53pm On Dec 05, 2010
Oh God not another fool with a raging inferiority complex.

Please just take your colonised self back into the wretched hole you crawled out of and stop disturbing our peace.

Waste of space.
Re: The Black African Gene by Blazay(m): 10:02pm On Dec 05, 2010
But what about Nigeria and Africa as a whole?

Brownteeth of course.
Re: The Black African Gene by koruji(m): 10:09pm On Dec 05, 2010
You need to go read your history b/4 asking this kind of "superficial" questions. You will discover that many of what is called civilization today came out of Africa.

While it is true that our continent has been depressed for a long time, there is nothing like a "black gene in africa that prevents them from advancing". Go educate yourself and understand that dominance of world affairs has moved from one place to the other over millenia, but the current world powers visited a unique combinatiion of intellectual, psychological and physical cruelty on the mother continent - one result is an epidemic of self-hate.

Educate yourself, liberate your mind and help the next generation of Africans so that we can return to past glory.

Brownteeth:

The europeans have scaled through and are managing their affairs properly. The asians are fairing well enough in managing their affairs too. But what about Nigeria and Africa as a whole? Why are they stuck behind? Is there something about the black gene in africa that prevents them from advancing?
Re: The Black African Gene by tpia1: 10:16pm On Dec 05, 2010
ask your brothers who spend inordinate amounts of time cursing the female half of their dna.

make una form think tank to address the problem.
Re: The Black African Gene by Omenani(m): 10:26pm On Dec 05, 2010
I really hate Africans with an inferiority complex. It is actually appalling. I think Africans who have this view should be culled from our population. That would keep them from passing their idiotic DNA into the next generation.
Re: The Black African Gene by MaiSuya(m): 10:46pm On Dec 05, 2010
^^so it [i]is [/i]a genetic problem, kwo?
Re: The Black African Gene by aljharem(m): 10:54pm On Dec 05, 2010
Faeb:

Ask those who pull down the likes of Emeagwali, while Western countries find use for previously criminal hackers and any citizen with brains.
Ask why we pull each other down and still go to church on Sundays and mosques on Fridays.

There is nothing genetic about jealousy and low self esteem; those are the illnesses we suffer.
i dislike stu-pid people so because we do not support fraud we are bad people that bring our brother down

what a dumb statement
Re: The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 11:03pm On Dec 05, 2010
ROSSIKE:

Oh God not another fool with a raging inferiority complex.

Please just take your slave, self-hating, colonised self back into the wretched hole you crawled out of and stop disturbing our peace.

Waste of space.

Sharap goat head. You must be the real fool who can't differentiate an open question from an opinion.


koruji:

You need to go read your history b/4 asking this kind of "superficial" questions. You will discover that many of what is called civilization today came out of Africa.

While it is true that our continent has been depressed for a long time, there is nothing like a "black gene in africa that prevents them from advancing". Go educate yourself and understand that dominance of world affairs has moved from one place to the other over millenia, but the current world powers visited a unique combinatiion of intellectual, psychological and physical cruelty on the mother continent - one result is an epidemic of self-hate.

Educate yourself, liberate your mind and help the next generation of Africans so that we can return to past glory.


Africa brought civilization to the world But why didn't they retain it for themselves in the long run? And what were they doing when the dominance of world affairs moved from one place to the other over the millennia and the current world powers visiting a unique combination of intellectual, psychological and physical cruelty on the mother continent as you said? Who tied their hands?

Omenani:

I really hate Africans with an inferiority complex. It is actually appalling. I think Africans who have this view should be culled from our population. That would keep them from passing their idiotic DNA into the next generation.

I asked a question. So Why should it arrive at inferiority complex? What if there is truth in the question? You will make a better contribution if you disprove the question I asked.
Re: The Black African Gene by koruji(m): 12:59am On Dec 06, 2010
Brownteeth:

Africa brought civilization to the world But why didn't they retain it for themselves in the long run? And what were they doing when the dominance of world affairs moved from one place to the other over the millennia and the current world powers visiting a unique combination of intellectual, psychological and physical cruelty on the mother continent as you said? Who tied their hands?

That is why you need to read your history first. Nobody tied anybody's hands. It was always a babaric world, AND STILL IS - though well hidden.

As for Africa being the cradle of human civilization - 1) Humans originated in Africa - that is not in dispute; 2) While those who dominated world affairs in the last 400 years or so attributed the source of human civilization to the Sumerians, archaeology is increasingly showing that all these things were already taking place on the African continent way before these other civilizations. The more they dig under Egyptian soils the blacker the origin of Egypt becomes.

Behind the change in dominance of world affairs are shifts in the environment, technology & population, among others, but has nothing to do with any gene. The way I see it, Africa lost its grip on world affairs between 1000 B.C. to 500 B.C. leading to a mass dislocation and isolation of the mother continent from much of the rest of the world. It seems to me that the population moved deeper into the continent for that reason as well as the expansion of the Sahara desert. All these cut Africa off from the heights to which the new powers took our existing civilization - by which I mean the explosion in the art of writing and the expansion of knowledge it generated. Africa was also difficult to penetrate from the outside, so the world power could not directly  incorporate much of the continent into the affaris of the day. Still Africans interacted on the periphery and we traveled far and wide (including a much later slave trade), but deep parts of the continent remained immune to other global developments. By the time the domination of world affairs shifted to the British we had so fought and divided the continent into so many tiny groups, and our technology on a continental scale was rudimentary.

The Anglo-American world powers conducted not only physical war on Africa with their superior technology. They went back home and basically told their people that those on the continent were lower humans, and perhaps animals - the brainwashing was outlandish much like the tabloids of today, but back then they were accepted as facts. They embarked on the most cruel global act of genocide and enslavement the world had ever seen in the middle passage. They carted away resources at will, but left a little bit of education behind. Worst of all when they "left", power was transfered to those least capable.

What am I saying? That Africa's problem is that of leadership, not gene - one that arose out of the devious plans of the colonial masters before they left our shores. They have never really left, they merely appointed administrators for us - much like the way world powers of centuries past put in place vicoreys to do their bidding. In our case it is more pernicious because these vicoreys are sons of the soil, and pretend to be our true leaders.

My 2 cents.
Re: The Black African Gene by Arosa(m): 11:56am On Dec 06, 2010
Brown teeth it’s not about the gene, there is nothing wrong with the black gene. LOL.
It’s more of a sociological and political problem. Humans are advanced enough to learn from their mistakes.
Even ant has a well structural system that works for them.
Re: The Black African Gene by johnblaze1: 1:52pm On Dec 06, 2010
I think brownteeth, is indeed making alot of sense, and I dont think is about inferiority complex.From Africa to the carribean the story is the same;corruption,poor leadership,nepotism,tribalism and so on, but we are quick to blame the white man for our woes,as if africa was the only continent to be colonised.The problems currently plaguing the black race as previously highlighted is evident in other races but they have been able to still experience some form of technological advancement.

Imagine Haiti which gained independence in 1804, after over 200 years is still a poor country, infact haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere. What is indeed wrong with the black race?
Re: The Black African Gene by ROSSIKE: 4:11pm On Dec 06, 2010
john blaze, how much exactly have you read about the history of Haiti starting from their independence till date?

Where and where have you been to in the Caribbean?

If people like you spent as much time reading and learning the HISTORY of nations, and actually VISITING some of these countries you've been taught to regard as hellholes merely because they're black, before jumping to your self-hating conclusions, it would make your lives so much better. It really must  be a burden on your soul having to walk around the place feeling inferior.
Re: The Black African Gene by AjanleKoko: 4:24pm On Dec 06, 2010
Arosa:

Brown teeth it’s not about the gene, there is nothing wrong with the black gene. LOL.
It’s more of a sociological and political problem. Humans are advanced enough to learn from their mistakes.
Even ant has a well structural system that works for them.

You're right. It's a question of maturity. The Africans experienced a setback by way of slavery and colonization, and it has left a permanent impact on our collective psyche. With time, the mindset and reasoning will evolve, and we'll somehow be able to pull ourselves out of the hole we're in today.
Re: The Black African Gene by Arosa(m): 4:45pm On Dec 06, 2010
@brownteeth grin
does a homogeneous society exist? undecided
Re: The Black African Gene by hackney(m): 5:07pm On Dec 06, 2010
I personally think its genetic.
That is the only explanation for all the black nations irrespective of location being poor,
corrupt and totally dilapidated despite several centuries of opportunities to get out of the waste bin.

To the point that even black communities in world class 1st world economies are still
chaotic, impoverished and basically a 3rd world microcosm.

This abominable genetic anomaly kicks in when blacks exist in groups but is recessive in singular
existence ; that is why individuals excel in any societies but in groups as small as 10 they cant
even select a team leader.

If you doubt it, try it.
monkeys.
Re: The Black African Gene by tpia1: 7:01pm On Dec 06, 2010
^^your signature contradicts your profile photo and comment.

just saying, in case you dont know.

i assume you do.
Re: The Black African Gene by Onlytruth(m): 7:06pm On Dec 06, 2010
hackney:

I personally think its genetic.
That is the only explanation for all the black nations irrespective of location being poor,
corrupt and totally dilapidated despite several centuries of opportunities to get out of the waste bin.

To the point that even black communities in world class 1st world economies are still
chaotic, impoverished and basically a 3rd world microcosm.

This abominable genetic anomaly kicks in when blacks exist in groups but is recessive in singular
existence ; that is why individuals excel in any societies but in groups as small as 10 they cant
even select a team leader.

If you doubt it, try it.
monkeys.

This is the core food for thought.
Re: The Black African Gene by hackney(m): 7:18pm On Dec 06, 2010
tpia1:

^^your signature contradicts your profile photo and comment.

just saying, in case you dont know.

i assume you do.

I believe, but i dont want to miss a thing(kind of like everybody else).
( if you know what i mean)
Re: The Black African Gene by tpia1: 7:55pm On Dec 06, 2010
^^what thing do you not want to miss?
Re: The Black African Gene by hackney(m): 10:46pm On Dec 06, 2010
^^ the various pleasures of life.
wink
Re: The Black African Gene by ROSSIKE: 1:40am On Dec 07, 2010
hackney said:

I personally think its genetic.
That is the only explanation for all the black nations irrespective of location being poor,
corrupt and totally dilapidated despite several centuries of opportunities to get out of the waste bin.

To the point that even black communities in world class 1st world economies are still
chaotic, impoverished and basically a 3rd world microcosm.

This abominable genetic anomaly kicks in when blacks exist in groups but is recessive in singular
existence ; that is why individuals excel in any societies but in groups as small as 10 they cant
even select a team leader.

If you doubt it, try it.
monkeys.

I don't blame you. After spending so many years on welfare in Hackney, you'd be forgiven for regarding your jobless self as a ''monkey''. Surely your weekly DOLE cheques haven't afforded you the chance to actually go visiting in some black countries which do not fit your racist dismissal. Nether has your tragic, inner-city non-education granted you the merest insight as to the progress being made by black nations in the post-colonial era.

Pitiful, conditioned wretch.
Re: The Black African Gene by ROSSIKE: 1:56am On Dec 07, 2010
AjanleKoko said:

You're right. It's a question of maturity. The Africans experienced a setback by way of slavery and colonization, and it has left a permanent impact on our collective psyche. With time, the mindset and reasoning will evolve, and we'll somehow be able to pull ourselves out of the hole we're in today.

Look, if you examine African progress since independence, we HAVE achieved TREMENDOUS PROGRESS.

Literacy has shot up from an average 5% to 70 something percent.

Infant mortality rates have fallen by at least TWO THIRDS since the 60s.

Malnutrition has fallen by at least TWO THIRDS since the 60s.

Millions more Africans wear proper clothes and shoes, and live in sturdily built homes than did under colonialism.

Millions more Africans drive cars than did under colonial rule.

Millions more Africans have access to electricity, health care, and clean water than did under colonial rule, when such things were enjoyed only by a tiny elite of white colonialists and their 'native' sidekicks, despite the fact that the colonialists exported African resources worth billions of dollars in today's currency, for over a century, with nothing to show for it.

Today, Africa is the world's fastest growing continent, economically, with widespread evidence of improving accountability and economic management.

http://www.clickafrique.com/Magazine/ST014/CP0000002790.aspx

Sure, we are not where we want to be just yet, but WE HAVE COME A VERY, VERY LONG WAY.

In 70 years of uninterrupted British rule of Nigeria, they built NOT ONE University.

I repeat: In 70 years of uninterrupted British rule of Nigeria, and uninterrupted exploitation and export of our resources, from cocoa to rubber, iron ore, copper, gold, aluminium, groundnuts, et al, they built NOT ONE University.

NOT ONE!!

In 70 years!

Under black rule, we've built 100 universities in Nigeria in the last 50 years of independence.

We've produced world class scientists, engineers, IT specialists, doctors, and legal luminaries, trained in Nigeria by Nigerians.

We've even developed indigenous car manufacturing and computer manufacturing industries, such is the distance we've come.

The British left Nigeria with a 5% literacy rate.

Today our literacy rate is 74% according to the latest UNICEF figures.

This is because the Nigerian govt invested BILLIONS OF DOLLARS in mass education.

If the British were still in charge, unthinking slaves like ''Hackney'' would, by all statistical measurements, be village dwelling STARK ILLITERATE PEASANTS today living in thatched huts, just like most of our grandparents were, courtesy of British rule.

They certainly won't be sitting behind a COMPUTER, literate enough to spitefully insult their fathers and mothers with racist epithets taught them by racist Europeans.

Riff raff and wastrels like Hackney are the price we pay for mass education of Nigerians/Africans. The investment was certainly wasted on a tiny, brain-dead few like him.

Nevertheless, one can only say thank GOODNESS for Nigerian rule.

Thank GOODNESS for African independence.

Without it we would be snookered.

The sky is our limit.
Re: The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 2:27am On Dec 07, 2010
koruji:

That is why you need to read your history first. Nobody tied anybody's hands. It was always a babaric world, AND STILL IS - though well hidden.

As for Africa being the cradle of human civilization - 1) Humans originated in Africa - that is not in dispute; 2) While those who dominated world affairs in the last 400 years or so attributed the source of human civilization to the Sumerians, archaeology is increasingly showing that all these things were already taking place on the African continent way before these other civilizations. The more they dig under Egyptian soils the blacker the origin of Egypt becomes.

Behind the change in dominance of world affairs are shifts in the environment, technology & population, among others, but has nothing to do with any gene. The way I see it, Africa lost its grip on world affairs between 1000 B.C. to 500 B.C. leading to a mass dislocation and isolation of the mother continent from much of the rest of the world. It seems to me that the population moved deeper into the continent for that reason as well as the expansion of the Sahara desert. All these cut Africa off from the heights to which the new powers took our existing civilization - by which I mean the explosion in the art of writing and the expansion of knowledge it generated. Africa was also difficult to penetrate from the outside, so the world power could not directly  incorporate much of the continent into the affaris of the day. Still Africans interacted on the periphery and we traveled far and wide (including a much later slave trade), but deep parts of the continent remained immune to other global developments. By the time the domination of world affairs shifted to the British we had so fought and divided the continent into so many tiny groups, and our technology on a continental scale was rudimentary.

The Anglo-American world powers conducted not only physical war on Africa with their superior technology. They went back home and basically told their people that those on the continent were lower humans, and perhaps animals - the brainwashing was outlandish much like the tabloids of today, but back then they were accepted as facts. They embarked on the most cruel global act of genocide and enslavement the world had ever seen in the middle passage. They carted away resources at will, but left a little bit of education behind. Worst of all when they "left", power was transfered to those least capable.

What am I saying? That Africa's problem is that of leadership, not gene - one that arose out of the devious plans of the colonial masters before they left our shores. They have never really left, they merely appointed administrators for us - much like the way world powers of centuries past put in place vicoreys to do their bidding. In our case it is more pernicious because these vicoreys are sons of the soil, and pretend to be our true leaders.

My 2 cents.



Am sorry. All you mentioned above cannot be the reason that explains African's backwardness. The foreign powers inflicted some damage to the African continent, but I expect the Africans to have overcome the infliction and reposition themselves back on their feet by now. But it isn't happening despite the fact that the colonial masters have left us to manage our affairs for decades now.

You also mentioned that Africa lost it's grip on world affairs between 1000BC and 500BC. We have seen powerful empires lose their power and influence on the world, but not to the extent that abject poverty and illiteracy took over as in the case of Africa.

Talking about the civilization aspect, I can only remember the Egyptians and north Africa as the spearheads of civilization. I don't know about sub Sahara and southern Africa as part of the early civilization to generally say Africa as a whole ushered in civilization.


AjanleKoko:

You're right. It's a question of maturity. The Africans experienced a setback by way of slavery and colonization, and it has left a permanent impact on our collective psyche. With time, the mindset and reasoning will evolve, and we'll somehow be able to pull ourselves out of the hole we're in today.

Ajanlekoko, slavery and colonization cannot be an excuse why Africa is so behind. And I repeat, SLAVERY IS NOT AN EXCUSE. Europe experienced a worse situation in the form of disastrous disease outbreaks and frequent wars which includes the more famous WW1 and WW2. But if you go to Europe today, it would seem like the never had a dark past. Africans have been sleeping for too long with no sign of real progress when the ought to have woken up a long time time ago. My brother something is wrong somewhere.
Re: The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 2:36am On Dec 07, 2010
john_blaze:

I think brownteeth, is indeed making alot of sense, and I dont think is about inferiority complex.From Africa to the carribean the story is the same;corruption,poor leadership,nepotism,tribalism and so on, but we are quick to blame the white man for our woes,as if africa was the only continent to be colonised.The problems currently plaguing the black race as previously highlighted is evident in other races but they have been able to still experience some form of technological advancement.

Imagine Haiti which gained independence in 1804, after over 200 years is still a poor country, infact haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere. What is indeed wrong with the black race?
Please tell them again.

hackney:

I personally think its genetic.
That is the only explanation for all the black nations irrespective of location being poor,
corrupt and totally dilapidated despite several centuries of opportunities to get out of the waste bin.

To the point that even black communities in world class 1st world economies are still
chaotic, impoverished and basically a 3rd world microcosm.

This abominable genetic anomaly kicks in when blacks exist in groups but is recessive in singular
existence ; that is why individuals excel in any societies but in groups as small as 10 they cant
even select a team leader.

If you doubt it, try it.
monkeys.
On point, except the part in bold grin
Re: The Black African Gene by ROSSIKE: 2:38am On Dec 07, 2010
Brownteeth said:

Am sorry. All you mentioned above cannot be the reason that explains African's backwardness. The foreign powers inflicted some damage to the African continent, but I expect the Africans to have overcome the infliction and reposition themselves back on their feet by now.

You expect Africa to transform into a Europe or America in 50 years of independence, after 500 centuries of slavery and colonisation?

But it isn't happening despite the fact that the colonial masters have left us to manage our affairs for decades now.

It is happening. You are just too blind to see it. Could your grandparents read and write? Where did they live? Not in a hut or shack? Where do YOU live?  Did your grandparents see electricity before they turned 50? Your life is ten times better than your grandparents' lives ever was. THAT is PROGRESS. Progress is incremental. Just a hundred and fifty years ago, people slept ten to a room in London, whole streets shared one or two toilets, and the poor died of disease in the streets (read Charles Dickens). All the while the elite lived lavishly in palaces. But slowly, things began to improve for the masses, from one generation to the next, to the point they are today. WE in Nigeria/Africa are actually developing faster than Victorian society did.

You also mentioned that Africa lost it's grip on world affairs between 1000BC and 500BC. We have seen powerful empires lose their power and influence on the world, but not to the extent that abject poverty and illiteracy took over as in the case of Africa.

What do you say about India, Bangladesh etc? You do realise that several black African nations have a higher standard of living than many nations in Asia? Some scholars actually state that Asia as a whole is poorer than Africa. India for instance has 500 million illiterates and suffers serious malnutrition. Do you think they are sitting somewhere blaming their ''genes'' for that? Nope. Only colonised folk with nothing better to do do that.

Talking about the civilization aspect, I can only remember the Egyptians and north Africa as the spearheads of civilization. I don't know about sub Sahara and southern Africa as part of the early civilization to generally say Africa as a whole ushered in civilization.

Ancient Egypt was a black African civilization later overrun by Greeks and Arabs inter-alia. Further south, the pyramids and temples of Sudan are thousands of years older than the oldest buildings in Europe.

You need to read more, learn more about African history and current affairs before coming here to embarass yourself.
Re: The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 2:56am On Dec 07, 2010
You expect Africa to transform into a Europe or America in 50 years of independence, after 500 centuries of slavery and colonisation?

What do you mean by 50 years of independence? Did Africans start existing after independence? For God's sake they were there thousands of years before the colonial masters came. What were they doing before then? If Africans weren't weak, slavery wouldn't have happened.

It is happening. You are just too blind to see it. Could your grandparents read and write? Where did they live? Not in a hut or shack? Where do YOU live?  Did your grandparents see electricity before they turned 50? Your life is ten times better than your grandparents' lives ever was. THAT is PROGRESS.
Who brought in the western education and the electricity you mentioned? Isn't it the colonial masters you are blaming for your failures. Without that interaction with the Europeans I don't think Africa would have been what it is today in terms of literacy level the little progress they have made.

What do you say about India, Bangladesh etc? You do realise that several black African nations havce a higher standard of living than many nations in Asia? Some scholars actually state that Asia as a whole is poorer than Africa. India for instance has 500 million illiterates. Do you think they are sitting somewhere blaiming their ''genes'' for that? Nope. Only colonised slaves with nothing better to do do that.

India only has a problem of population explosion. Their economy is much more better at least.

Ancient Egypt was a black African civilization later overrun by Greeks and Arabs intera alia. Further south, the pyramids and temples of Sudan are thousands of years older than the oldest building in Europe.

You need to read more, learn more about African history and even current affairs before coming here to embarass yourself.

Ok. Accepted cos I wasn't a history student.
Re: The Black African Gene by koruji(m): 2:58am On Dec 07, 2010
At first I thought you had a real question, which is why I asked you to read your history. Instead you keep coming back to repeat the same superficial nonsense. You two are probably one and the same. You are either a white supremacist hiding in a Nigerian forum - curse on both your houses, may you burn from the heat of a million thunders!!!

Even worse, if you are African I cry for the day you were born. Why? The implication of your suffer-head induced vomit is that you and your generations have no hope even if you have a million years to work at it. Know what that means? It means that you might as well light a keg of gun powder and sit on it right now. That way you 'll save your generations yet unborn from this "genetic curse" and the rest of us from having to read/listen to this kind of unbelievable misuse of bandwidth.

Brownteeth:

Am sorry. All you mentioned above cannot be the reason that explains African's backwardness. The foreign powers inflicted some damage to the African continent, but I expect the Africans to have overcome the infliction and reposition themselves back on their feet by now. But it isn't happening despite the fact that the colonial masters have left us to manage our affairs for decades now.

You also mentioned that Africa lost it's grip on world affairs between 1000BC and 500BC. We have seen powerful empires lose their power and influence on the world, but not to the extent that abject poverty and illiteracy took over as in the case of Africa.

Talking about the civilization aspect, I can only remember the Egyptians and north Africa as the spearheads of civilization. I don't know about sub Sahara and southern Africa as part of the early civilization to generally say Africa as a whole ushered in civilization.


Ajanlekoko, slavery and colonization cannot be an excuse why Africa is so behind. And I repeat, SLAVERY IS NOT AN EXCUSE. Europe experienced a worse situation in the form of disastrous disease outbreaks and frequent wars which includes the more famous WW1 and WW2. But if you go to Europe today, it would seem like the never had a dark past. Africans have been sleeping for too long with no sign of real progress when the ought to have woken up a long time time ago. My brother something is wrong somewhere.

hackney:

I personally think its genetic.
That is the only explanation for all the black nations irrespective of location being poor,
corrupt and totally dilapidated despite several centuries of opportunities to get out of the waste bin.

To the point that even black communities in world class 1st world economies are still
chaotic, impoverished and basically a 3rd world microcosm.

This abominable genetic anomaly kicks in when blacks exist in groups but is recessive in singular
existence ; that is why individuals excel in any societies but in groups as small as 10 they cant
even select a team leader.

If you doubt it, try it.
monkeys.
Re: The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 3:08am On Dec 07, 2010
koruji:

At first I thought you had a real question, which is why I asked you to read your history. Instead you keep coming back to repeat the same superficial nonsense. You two are probably one and the same. You are either a white supremacist hiding in a Nigerian forum - curse on both your houses, may you burn from the heat of a million thunders!!!

Even worse, if you are African I cry for the day you were born. Why? The implication of your suffer-head induced vomit is that you and your generations have no hope even if you have a million years to work at it. Know what that means? It means that you might as well light a keg of gun powder and sit on it right now. That way you 'll save your generations yet unborn from this "genetic curse" and the rest of us from having to read/listen to this kind of unbelievable misuse of bandwidth.


Point of correction, I am not white. I am charcoal black like you. But the difference between us is you chose not to ask this question cos you don't want to accept your failures and research on it. Only the revelation of a divine curse on Africans will properly explain the mystery surrounding our stagnancy in development.
Re: The Black African Gene by ROSSIKE: 3:10am On Dec 07, 2010
Brownteeth said:

You expect Africa to transform into a Europe or America in 50 years of independence, after 500 centuries of slavery and colonisation?

What do you mean by 50 years of independence? Did Africans start existing after independence? For God's sake they were there thousands of years before the colonial masters came. What were they doing before then?

You don't know what they were doing yet you're here jumping to conclusions? Why don't you go and buy some books and actually find out WHAT Africans were doing in the last 4,000 years prior to the colonial interregnum?

Start with the Destruction of African Civilization by Dr Chancellor Williams. It's only $10 on Amazon.com.

Y'see, the problem with people like you is you don't want to learn. You just come here and make these ignorant declarations of some imagined African ''inferiority'' based on nothing but what you see around you, which you compare to what is in Europe, and then jump to your conclusions. Why then did the Nigerian govt waste so much on your education when you're little removed from an unthinking peasant who cannot research anything?



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It is happening. You are just too blind to see it. Could your grandparents read and write? Where did they live? Not in a hut or shack? Where do YOU live?  Did your grandparents see electricity before they turned 50? Your life is ten times better than your grandparents' lives ever was. THAT is PROGRESS.
Who brought in the western education and the electricity you mentioned? Isn't it the colonial masters you are blaming for your failures.

Who taught the ''colonial masters'' how to read and write? Who taught them architecture, medicine, mining of minerals, astronomy, alchemy, religion et al? Was it not Africans? So no race has a monopoly on advancement.

Without that interaction with the Europeans I don't think Africa would have been what it is today in terms of literacy level the little progress they have made.

Without Africans teaching the barbarian, cave-dwelling white man the rudiments of civilization, where would the white man be today? Not in the caves of the Caucasus mountains, from where the term ''Caucasian'' derives?


What do you say about India, Bangladesh etc? You do realise that several black African nations havce a higher standard of living than many nations in Asia? Some scholars actually state that Asia as a whole is poorer than Africa. India for instance has 500 million illiterates. Do you think they are sitting somewhere blaiming their ''genes'' for that? Nope. Only colonised slaves with nothing better to do do that.

India only has a problem of population explosion. Their economy is much more better at least.

First, India has far more problems than ''population explosion''. Go and read the latest UN Human Development Index and per capita GNP figures. MANY countries in black Africa have a higher standard of living than India. FACT.

Just because the western media deliberately present to you an image of African hopelessness compared to everywhere else, doesn't mean you should be naive and trusting enough to imbibe their propaganda without doing your own independent research.
Re: The Black African Gene by Brownteeth(m): 3:26am On Dec 07, 2010
ROSSIKE, to make my comment short, if the point you are trying to make is, Africa taught the Europeans civilization including reading and writing, how would you explain the fact the TEACHER EVENTUALLY BECAME AN ILLITERATE AND HAD TO BE MADE LITERATE BY THE STUDENT HE TAUGHT?

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