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Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by musicwriter(m): 1:19pm On Mar 23, 2018
Guys, if you follow me or read my blog, this book I've put together is an advanced version of what I've been saying about education in Africa. There are 3 books people should have written in Africa and in all the colonized countries in the tropics, but I have looked around and since nobody want to write about it, I decided to write one. This first one is called: intellectual slavery, the worst legacy of colonialism. The remaining two books dealing with other ways we are still being controlled and why history was distorted, I'll write later.

The colonized nations in the tropics must realize the education we have is not originally ours, rather, it is one of such things imposed on our ancestors after our institutions were destroyed during colonialism, and it stuck with us ever since. Today, it seems natural. But, to accept it as natural means that we have eternally accepted our fate as slaves to knowledge, and indeed to worship the white man forever. This book will help you understand the true meaning of education, and also why we are poor. It will help you understand why European colonialists gave the wrong type of education to their colonies before independence, and also how the education is a tool for further external control. To be truly human with intellectual capability, would mean our changing what was imposed on our ancestors and charting our own course, different from what Europeans wanted us to be.

There's nothing much to say here anymore, cause everything anybody needs to know about the nature of the education we have and how it would lead us back to slavery is all in this book. It is currently on KINDLE, other versions would follow within a week. If anybody here is able to download it on kindle, I'll appreciate you let me know whether the pages fit well on your device. I don't have a kindle device to check it, but I've checked with a kindle App on my Android phone and its ok.

Table of contents

Preface ........ 1

Introduction ........7

CHAPTER 1 ......... 21
Education or Indoctrination? ......... 21
Cause, Effect (symptom), Consequence ........ 25
How nature programs the mind .......... 29
Why you cannot be educated as an African ......... 32
Europeans installed their operating system (OS) on us and left (1) ........ 51
The origin and philosophy of education that they won’t teach you in school in Africa ....... 54
How education evolved naturally across cultures ........... 65
What is education? ........ 77
I was unable to fill a bank account opening form in French ....... 98
Europeans installed their operating system (OS) on us and left (2) ......... 102
The problem of elitism .......... 123
The question I get asked often ........ 132

CHAPTER 2 ....... 133
Intellectual slavery, the worst legacy of colonialism ........ 133
Information the west don’t want you to know ......... 133
What is follow-follow? ........ 134
My search for native keyboard ........ 139
What is intellectual slavery? ....... 144
What has language got to do with education? ......... 173
Emeka the conditioned boy ....... 189
Is our problem religious indoctrination or educational indoctrination? ....... 219
Why educational indoctrination is worse than religious indoctrination ....... 222
The question I get asked often ....... 250

CHAPTER 3 ........ 259
Africa cannot develop without investment in grassroots science ....... 259
African school of grassroots science: a solid foundation for Africa's development ....... 259
What is technological slavery? ....... 287
What is development? ........ 311
The philosophy of invention and discovery ....... 317
What is original wealth? How is it created? ......... 330
(1). Nobel prize winnings in chemistry by country ......... 340
(2). Nobel prize winnings in physics by country ....... 342
Something to think about ....... 378
The question I get asked often ....... 382

CHAPTER 4 ....... 383
What we must do ...... 383
We must do what Britain did in 1348 ...... 383
The elephant and the rope ....... 387
What Britain did when they found themselves in our situation ..... 398
Timeline of enslavement of Britain and how English became an official Language ...... 416
Imminent social collapse......... 419
The question I get asked often ....... 422

POSTSCRIPT ........ 423
How I was educated ....... 423
How to optimize education globally and remove indoctrination ....... 436
The asaa principle ....... 439

Glossary ........ 445

Bibliography ........446

Some of the things said in this book has never been said before, so I was caught us with inventing expressions and even words just to be able to explain certain things. Please take note of the below before reading.


Philosophy mismatch:
The contradictory or logical disharmony you get when using western ideals, values, philosophy, beliefs, etc., to question African ideals, values, philosophy, beliefs, etc.. vice-versa. This is the first stage of our problems in Africa, created by our unfortunate contact with Europeans. If you press the CTRL and ALT button and the DOWN ARROW button on your windows laptop or computer, you will literally have a philosophy mismatch when you try using the computer.

Post Traumatic Western Education Syndrome:
PTWES is caused by prolonged philosophy mismatch, and it is a condition that any well educated African suffers for the rest of his/her life upon acquiring western education.

Putting Square Pegs in Round Holes Syndrome:
PSPIRHS is the condition of often arriving at the wrong decision on how to solve a problem. The proffered solution often ends up as a misfit.

Asaa principle:
The asaa principle of African consciousness is the use of the duality that exists in nature to give a panoramic answer to a question. It states that every question has two-in-one answer, just like the opposite side of a coin makes one coin. You must see both sides of the coin to fully understand how the coin looks like.

Euro-Afro hybrid
An educated black man who is neither a white man nor a black man in thinking.

Psycho-cultural control
The mind control mechanism unleashed by the colonial masters on all their former colonies after so-called independence.

Learned helplessness:
A conditioned state of mind whereby a person or society has given up trying to find a solution to a problem because they have tried many times and failed, and have come to believe that such problem cannot be solved. Therefore, the person or society becomes helpless, instead of thinking out of the box to solve the problem or continue to find solution to the problem.

Book: Intellectual slavery, the worst legacy of colonialism.
Seller: Amazon.com (electronic)/ Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, etc (paperback)
Author: Africason

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Re: Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by CAPSLOCKED: 10:06pm On Mar 24, 2018
Re: Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by musicwriter(m): 10:23pm On Mar 24, 2018


The Kindle version is electronic. You can read it on a kindle device or on any smart phone by downloading the Kindle App.
Re: Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by Nobody: 3:50am On Mar 25, 2018
Ego ne?
Re: Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by gemale(m): 12:58pm On Mar 27, 2018
Oya make pirates come do the needful so some people go fit read this thing.... No be everybody get the kain money to pay for all this Amazon, kindle etc. Abeg mention a brother when it has happened.
Re: Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by Kaysalas: 6:09pm On Apr 18, 2018
I need this book. Where and how do I get it?
Re: Intellectual Slavery, The Worst Legacy Of Colonialism by musicwriter(m): 10:25pm On Apr 18, 2018
I need this book. Where and how do I get it?

Thanks for your interest. Its on AMAZON.

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