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|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by wowcatty: 7:01am On Mar 15|
Because whites tell themselves the truth, they plan ahead for the future generations. Whites identify what is not working and change course and allow everyone to grow at his/her pace. New York tax is not funding Alabama, states collect all taxes and remit a percentage to the federal govt, every state is in charge of its education. Security of lives and property is important to whites and upper middle class don't need security to move around, even Mark Zuckerberg just hired an armed guard this year and that's due to Facebook secret that was exposed as LIFELOG and a brainchild of the CIA that wasn't intended to be a social media but ended up being like one. People feel betrayed and the dude now has a panic button on him at all times and a shoot that can drop him to the parking garage in a twinkle of an eye with a private escape route and a traffic monitoring staff. Africans especially Nigerians can't tell themselves the truth, Nigeria is not working and will never work cos we are too different but no one wants to talk about that. Some sections of the country know they can't survive on their own and are holding others down with them.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 7:11am On Mar 15|
THE TIMBUKTU MANUSCRIPTS
Discovery of Timbuktu Manuscripts puts an end to Western "Songs and Dance Theory" of African People.
‘The Timbuktu manuscripts’ are a symbolic representation of the impact and influence of the early schools and universities ( XII-XVIth century) that existed in West Africa ( Timbuktu-Gao-Djenné-Kano). However, the manuscripts that remain in Timbuktu are only part of the intellectual heritage of West Africa. Many other manuscripts can be found in other locations in West Africa.
There are 700,000 manuscripts in Timbuktu and surroundings that are on the verge of being lost if the appropriate action is not taken. These manuscripts represent a turning point in the history of Africa and its people. The translation and publication of the manuscripts of Timbuktu will restore self-respect, pride, honor and dignity to the people of Africa and those descended from Africa; it will also obliterate the stereo-typical images of Tarzan and primitive savages as true representation of Africa and its civilization.
The manuscripts of Timbuktu are a living testimony of the highly advanced and refined civilization in Sub-Sahara Africa. Before the European Renaissance, Timbuktu flourished as the greatest academic and commercial center in Africa. Great empires such as Ghana, Mali, and Songhai were proofs of the talents, creativity and ingenuity of the African people. The University of Timbuktu produced both Black African scholars and leaders of the highest rank, character and nobility.
The manuscripts of Timbuktu cover diverse subjects such as mathematics, chemistry, physics, optics, astronomy, medicine, Islamic sciences, history, geography, government legislation and treaties, jurisprudence and much more.
From the 10th century and onward, Timbuktu became an important port where goods from West Africa and North Africa were traded.
Goods coming from Mediterranean shores and salt were traded in Timbuktu for gold. The prosperity of the city attracted both black scholars, black merchants and Arab traders from North Africa. Salt, books and gold were very much in demand at that time. Salt was brought from Tegaza in the north, and gold from the immense gold mines of the Boure and Banbuk, and books were the refined work of the black scholars and scholars of the Sanhaja descent.
In fact, Leo Africanus, a historian of the XVIth century wrote about Timbuktu:
''There are many judges, doctors and clerics here, all receiving good salaries from King Askia Muhammad of the State of Songhay. He pays great respect to men of learning. There is a great demand for books, and more profit is made from the trade in books than from any other line of business.”
The manuscripts provide a written testimony to the skill of African scientists, in astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, medicine and climatology in the Middle Ages.
The manuscripts point to the fact that Africa has a rich legacy of written history, contrary to popular opinion that oral tradition alone has preserved its heritage. This is important, given that written records are believed to be such crucial markers of civilisation.
By the 12th century, Timbuktu became a celebrated center of Islamic learning and a commercial establishment. Timbuktu had three universities and 180 Quranic schools. These universities were the Sankore University, Jingaray Ber University and Sidi Yahya University.
This was the golden age of [post Nile Valley] Africa.
Books were not only written in Timbuktu, but they were also imported and copied there. There was an advanced local book copying industry in the city. The universities and private libraries contained unparalleled scholarly works. The famous scholar of Timbuktu Ahmad Baba who was among those forcibly exiled in Morocco claimed that his library of 1600 books had been plundered, and that his library, according to him, was one of the smaller in the city.
Sankore University Artistic Render Video
Restoration of the Manuscripts
South African involvement
South Africa came onto the scene when President Thabo Mbeki offered help to the Malian government to preserve the ancient scripts during a state visit in 2001. The two countries have now launched a trust fund to elicit funds from the public to preserve the continent's heritage.
An estimated R36-million is needed over a five-year period, both to upgrade the Ahmed Baba Centre and to finance the building of a new library equipped with the necessary technology to preserve the manuscripts.
The Timbuktu Manuscripts have been earmarked as the first official cultural project of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad), the socio-economic revival plan of the African Union. They have also become a South African Presidential Project, co-ordinated by the Presidency and the Department of Arts and Culture, through the National Archives in Pretoria.
South Africa is now sharing with Mali its own technical expertise on preserving ancient documents. According to project leader Dr Graham Dominy of the National archives, four Malians have just finished part of the training process.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 7:15am On Mar 15|
To answer the question you posed, you MUST delve into history.
Before you buy a car, you ask the seller for its service history, so you know where the car stands in terms of functionality and risk.
When you observe a functional or dysfunctional society, you study its history, to learn how it got that way.
To retrace your journey you must know where the rain began to beat you, as the old Igbo proverb goes.
Without research and study of history, you are left with motorpark tout, air head explanations - ''oh it is because we love sex!''
Wasted education. Requiring a refund.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by brudiga: 7:37am On Mar 15|
Rossikki:since you said black africans where very good technologicaly around that time according to yoir epistle, why were they conqured and forced to flee? Cant they use their science and tech development to repel them or even invade europe? Because from your epistle, it is common sense that the blacks of that time should have better weapons and knowledge to fight the alleged invading illiterates from less advanced european and arabs?
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 7:49am On Mar 15|
No civilization on earth is permanent. No race or region can ever hold permanent dominance over the rest of the world. No matter how high you climb, eventually, human frailties will lead to your downfall as a society. Humans are imperfect beings. Vices like greed, complacency, arrogance, infighting in the ruling class, decadence caused by prosperity - there's a host of factors that will eventually lead to a society's downfall. Babylon, Rome, Greece, Egypt, China, Nubia, ALL had their time of dominance and eventually were overtaken by others. Being on the downward trend at this time does not mean you are ''an inferior race'', any more than the cave dwelling whites were an ''inferior race'' when Africans were building civilizations and philosophies.
Civilization occurs in cycles. This region in this era dominates, to be replaced by another region centuries or millennia down the line. Even today, Asia is gradually replacing Europe as the world's economic powerhouse. Nothing stays permanent. Africa's turn will come, and there are signs of an African Renaissance as we speak. Look at Rwanda. Kenya, Ghana, Botswana, Ethiopia. Booming economies. Even Nigeria is making progress albeit a bit slower these days. Africa is rising. The world in say 300 years time could be dramatically different, at the rate we're going. The white man could well wipe out his civilization with nuclear and biological weapons, and return to the bottom of the human ladder, and be replaced by others.
This is why the study of history is so important. You get to realise quickly that nothing remains the same in this world. Things change.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by brudiga: 8:01am On Mar 15|
Rossikki:abeg stop that "africans built civilization and phylosophies" thing. Those ones that where not even able to properly document their works and history? Most of the epistles you quoted up there to back up your useless defense are even from the alleged illiterates from europe and arabs.
Just accept they where just not good enough. EOD
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by orisa37: 8:13am On Mar 15|
"If a Child would not know what killed or cured his father, the Child would not know Cure till he died."
in this 21st century, Nigeria should not repeat the woes and pains of her Colonial Master.
Government has been hoisted on us mistakenly by our Military. Now let us reverse the system to the grassroot LGs by granting full Autonomy of Police, Resources and Election Control to our 36 States. The 9th Assembly should grant this Swag to our States and LGs immediately.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by capitalzero: 9:10am On Mar 15|
Because they value education and will not vote someone with questionable certificate .
Because they and always try to learn new things but here most people do not read and will not even watch movies or programme that will stimulate thinking
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by SIRTee15: 10:24am On Mar 15|
Empires come and go....
Nothing is permanent....
There was a time latin was the official language of the world....
If u can't speak or write in Latin, u are deemed a stark illiterate...
Now Latin has been relegated to the shelves of university library remembered only for academic purposes....
Let no one lie to u....
Black built empire....
We had Timbuktu in Mali....
Timbuktu at it's peak, had a university even b4 European could dream of one....
It taught courses like medicine, mathematics, chemistry, physiology, astronomy etc...
It offered basic degrees as well as advanced degrees....
It boasted of a library with 50 thousand manuscripts and had over 20 thousand students....
Timbuktu once had a ruler who was deemed the richest man that ever liveth....
When he travelled to the middle east, the worth of gold he carried along crashed the price of gold globally....
And Timbuktu is in sub Sahara africa and had blacks as inhabitants....
Do u know the ancient Ugandans were performing successful CS even b4 the white man learnt the art....
And some ancient african civilisation already had well developed written languages e.g fulfude, shongai, bambara and they were used as medium of instruction....
Do u know the black moors conquered n ruled the iberia peninsula of Europe for more than 300 years....
Yes they were black men......
What the black man lack is the principle of self preservation and that's what we still suffering today....
We struggle to transfer knowledge and wealth from generation to generation....
And without the above skills, legacy can't be built....
Unfortunately, the present black generation seem worse off with their irritating mental slavery....
They won't see what some Arab countries and Asians are achieving and ask questions on how to develop Africa...
Rather, they will keep believing the lies of the white man that their fore fathers were savages and barbaric....
Look here , the white man is not necessarily astonishingly intelligent but he's very smart...U have to give the latter to him....
They destroy any civilisation they perceive as threat....
They use weapons of war to destroy and subjugate superior opposition.....
Then they subjugate their conquered subjects to eternal mental slavery and inferiority complex....
They know once u mentally defeated, u can never compete with them anymore.....
Other civilisation didn't see the need to develop advanced weapons of war because they never saw the need to engage in needless war in far away territories....
They were self sufficient....
Global interaction was all about trade....
Sell to me what u have and I'll sell unto u what I have in abundance....
But the problem was the white man had nothing in abundance....
So when the white man entered global trade, there was bound to be problem....
Lack of resources in Europe and greed, forced the white man to seek ways to colonize other lands through war, killing and raping....
They quickly developed the gun and mortar, using it's superior advantage to terrorize naive kingdoms....
That's what they did to carthage, Egypt, india and China.....
They forced Chinese leaders to open up it's borders and allow importation of opium....
So Chinese people could become cracked head.....
Now Chinese leaders have learnt and has become wiser in dealing with the whites....
Africans never learnt anything and still behaving like mumu thinking white man is superior to him....
The white would rather have u belief that your fore fathers were cannibals, walking around Unclad, living on trees like monkeys and competing with gorillas for survival.....
Then they brought Jesus and civilisation to africa and the black man became civilised.....
Therefore, u should be eternally grateful to the white man....
With that mindset, u will never ask critical questions about your people or your land....
U won't develop the cognitive ability to look within for development but would rather always want to copy the white man and be like him....
But no matter how hard u try, u will never attain his level of seccess by copying his ways and the white man knows this....
He owns the system, he understands it better and would always be ahead of u.....
The Chinese has shown the rest of the world, u don't need the white man system to develop.....
Chinese amazing development is a mystery to the whites, they can't comprehend it, neither do they know how to stop it except by war....
That's why they 've resorted to kidnapping of Chinese daughters......
Benin empirr had an extensive and well developed road network as at 1500 as testified by Dutch and Portuguese who visited the land....
Yet, nigeria struggles to build road in 21st century....
We won't open thread to discuss how our ancestors were able to bake bricks and construct roads.....
Yet we now rely on Chinese and Germans to build same roads.....
And we wonder why Africans are getting dumber....
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by SIRTee15: 1:34pm On Mar 15|
Today African can't produce anything n is import dependent because we lack the ability to
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by chiipink(f): 3:02pm On Mar 15|
Your brother said this.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by daywatcher: 4:25pm On Mar 15|
They have gone through their own phase of madness and Insanity. The shameful thing for us is that we are going through our own phase when there is so much knowledge out there meaning we have no excuses
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Marotzke(m): 4:28pm On Mar 15|
opparadise:The ultimate slave is one who had been brainwashed to accept his master as divinely appointed to enslave him.
They live to worship their master .
They reject every thing about themselves.
No self respect, no dignity .
He is no puppet.
Just a disgusting slave.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Ilamina(f): 4:42pm On Mar 15|
Who are you referring too
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by kalufelix(m): 6:18pm On Mar 15|
You don't have to insult and make long posts after all these days. It only goes further to show how pained you are that you are the devil's incarnate.
You had everything but couldn't develop your black ass until they came and siphoned your resources to develop their place..what does that make you??
Your past and present leaders would rather negotiate for their greedy personal gains than set the continent on the path of greatness and you have the guts to call your father a pig..you fool!
Even Asia is rapidly advancing ahead of Africa today.
Your history lessons is only there to make you feel better
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Nobody: 6:52pm On Mar 15|
chiipink:There is nothing like my brother, you this ignorant Igbo, anybody can create a Facebook account with any name he wishes, it seems you are even the one, behind that facebook accout, and also you are Ardar and chiipink. LOL, you can't have our Tall, cute neat Yoruba guys, enjoy your Dirty guys
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by kalufelix(m): 6:58pm On Mar 15|
Dude spent so much time to make no sense. What do we need history lessons for when most of us have lived among the different races.
If Africa had embarked on such developmental path 200 years ago like the Europeans am sure many of them will be coming to Africa and other tropical regions to escape extreme temperatures during the winter or even reside permanently..for instance
The downside is that Africans have to go back and learn the art of population control in order to make any headway.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by kalufelix(m): 7:12pm On Mar 15|
Some day don't compare a man's 300 years with your 50 years but in reality you can actually take a cue from them, learn from their experience and by the time you are 300 you'd be far more successful than they were.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by chiipink(f): 7:23pm On Mar 15|
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Nobody: 7:26pm On Mar 15|
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Oshigun: 9:05pm On Mar 15|
White people and 'cool' or 'swag' are not words you use in the same sentence. Yes their societies may be more orderly than that Africans live in , for now, but they are not touching a black man's ankle when it comes to natural swag and coolness.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by GreyLaw(m): 9:37pm On Mar 15|
Don't mind that guy. Almost over two thousand years after Archimedes had his "Eureka" discovery the black continent is still wallowing in the mud!
Kbowledge cannot be stolen. If we claim to be superior we should actually be competing. And, there was NEVER a time the Chinese ruled the world. Never a time. Even the Japanese did more and still doing more in terms of everythinf technology than them.
The Black man is not inferior as a human being, but is sure backward.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by melodyogonna(m): 9:58pm On Mar 15|
tobechi20:because Africans were wild and so out of touch with the rest of the world.
imagine still dressing with leaves while other places has already started building storey buildings.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by melodyogonna(m): 10:02pm On Mar 15|
Volksfuhrer:and what was happening in Africa while this was happening? which is better - conquering someone in a war and selling them as slaves or kidnapping your own tribesmen and selling them into slavery like we did in slave trade
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 10:09pm On Mar 15|
You're obviously a dunce and an illiterate. Did you even read through the text posted on this thread, including testimony by the wife of your first British Governor-General, who was a historian, and who stated very clearly that black Africans gave them civilization?
''Could not properly document their...'' what? Did you read my post on the Timbuktu Manuscripts? Nearly a million manuscripts in total. Have you read a single line of any of them? No? Ignoramus. And you're demanding more, when you haven't read any of the the ones that we wrote.
What is the point of your education if critical analysis and research is beyond you? Your problem is that you're swimming in racial inferiority complex, and want simple answers like ''we're just not good enough'', meaning in other words that we are inferior to white people. Isn't that what you want to hear? Feeling that way is a form of mental sickness for your information. Better not transmit your disease to your kids.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 10:18pm On Mar 15|
George W Bush could barely string two sentences together without error. He reportedly visited Brazil on an official tour, and asked their president ''You have blacks here too?''
Americans voted in Trump, and he can hardly spell simple words, is totally incurious, and is painfully ignorant of the world outside America. Winston Churchill had little or no real education. He was a virtual illiterate. Stop idealizing 'white people'.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by brudiga: 10:24pm On Mar 15|
Rossikki:Dindinrin. You still repeating the same mumu endorsements you idiots have been recieving from your alleged illiterate white and arab people. if you still have any iota of sense, you will know that that woman was only being diplomatic so as to decieve you and take everything from you. That why they have always better than you idiots who can be easily swayed by sweet words and music.
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|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by AfonjaConehead: 10:42pm On Mar 15|
Thou hath answereth thy question thyself,they are WHITE.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by enemybulldozer(m): 10:48pm On Mar 15|
Ilamina:Because they don't support evil and they're not suffering from zombiezim. Unlike the sai Baba chanters
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 10:59pm On Mar 15|
Actually her reading audience was the British people. The book, ''A Tropical Dependency'' was written in 1900, was not distributed in Nigeria, and was published in England several decades before Nigerians could read in English. Even as late as 1960, literacy rate here was 5% or thereabouts, thanks to colonial neglect of education. So the book was clearly not for us but for them.
You wouldn't have made this basic error if you read and researched things. Keep being an air head.
|Re: Why Are White People So Developed And Cool by Rossikki: 11:06pm On Mar 15|
Attacking Iraq and slaughtering a million people, on the false grounds that that nation possessed WMDs, was evil. The genocide against native Americans was evil. The Inquisition was evil. The Crusades were evil. Dropping atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were evil. Among other heinous acts of mass murder they committed in history. Their people suffer from 'zombiezm' too , because they rarely question seriously the decisions of war and slaughter made by their leaders. Hitler for example turned all Germany into a nation of zombies, using propaganda to engender mass hatred of the Jews, enough to cause the slaughter of 6 million+ people there.
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