The Myth of 'Stolen Legacy': An Afroc...

The Myth of 'Stolen Legacy': An Afrocentrist Bible Debunked

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XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#1 Apr 25, 2010
There are so many bogus books which dictate the Afrocentric mindset, but this one 'Stolen Legacy' is like the end all be all of the Afrocentric teaching and psychosis.
Idiots like Peace, Nerdtician, Rah360 and many other ignorant peons on AA topix base their entire thought processes behind this book and the myths contained..smh

Here is a good article that pretty much exposes the ignorance of these clowns..

Since its publication in 1954, Stolen Legacy by George G. M. James has been a bestseller among people of African descent in this country. James was an Afro-American teacher of Greek, whose other writings deal explicitly with racial issues. Stolen Legacy also deals with the status of black people, but in ancient rather than in modem times. The message of the book is as sensational as it is revolutionary: "The Greeks were not the authors of Greek philosophy, but the black people of North Africa, the Egyptians." This novel thesis explains "the erroneous world opinion that the African continent has made no contribution to civilization, and that its people are naturally backward; the misrepresentation that has become the basis of race prejudice, which has affected all people of color." James offers in its stead a "new philosophy of redemption for black peoples."

James's account of ancient history redirects to the black people of Africa the praise traditionally given in all Western educational institutions to the ancient Greeks: "The term Greek philosophy, to begin with, is a misnomer, for there is no such philosophy in existence." Traditional educational policy, James argues, "has led to the false worship of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, as intellectual gods in all the leading universities of the world." James urges black people to stop citing the Greek philosophers because we know that their philosophy was stolen" from the black peoples of Egypt, and demands that they resign from fraternities and sororities and presumably any other institutions that honor ancient Greece. The Greeks, James insists, "did not possess the native ability essential to the development of philosophy." What is called Greek, he claims, is in fact Egyptian philosophy, plagiarized from Egyptian sources by Greeks who studied m Egypt with Egyptian priests and who learned from them the philosophy and science of die Egyptian Mystery System.

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XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#2 Apr 25, 2010
Anyone who has studied ancient Mediterranean history will realize that these assertions are untrue, both in general and in particular Anyone who has studied the works of Plato and Aristotle, even in translation, will wonder why their instructors never referred to the Egyptian background of these philosophical works. Anyone familiar with the history of ancient philosophy will know that the "Egyptian" Mystery System James describes in his book is in fact based on an eighteenth-century French reconstruction of neoplatonic philosophy, which contains a few Egyptian elements, but is fundamentally Greek.

Anyone who has studied ancient Egyptian art is aware that the population of Egypt was racially mixed, which is to say not exclusively black at any time, though several pharaohs from Nubia and considerable cultural exchange took place with that area. To anyone unfamiliar with Egyptian or Greek history, or the works of the Greek philosophers, James's argument seems coherent and plausible, because it appears to be laid out in an informed and scholarly fashion, with copious references to ancient sources and modern historical studies. Of course, the principal reason for the success of the book is that most people who read it want to believe its thesis that an African people made the original discoveries that led to the development of what has always been known as Western thought. These readers are willing to assume that the population of ancient Egypt was black, although no evidence is presented to support this contention.

Another reason for the book's appeal is its conspiracy theory, which casts the people conspired-against in the role of innocent victims. "Had it not been for this drama of Greek philosophy and its actors, the African Continent would have had a different reputation, and would have enjoyed a status of respect among the nations of the world." If it could be shown that ancient Greeks stole or copied, without due acknowledgment, Egyptian ideas and documents, not only would the Greeks cease to be revered for their accomplishments, but credit for their great discoveries would go to the people of Egypt, an African country, and the notion that ancient African peoples produced no significant body of scientific and humanistic learning could be finally and decisively discredited.
(^^^THIS PARAGRAPH TELLS MUCH ABOUT WHERE THIS VICTIM MENTALITY COMES FROM IN AFROCENTRIST)

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XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#3 Apr 25, 2010
The bottom line is that everything that is believed by an Afrocentrist can be debunked, this is 100% truth!!! Let me repeat this...ANYTHING TAUGHT OR BELIEVED BY AN AFROCENTRIST AS FACT CAN AND HAS BEEN DEBUNKED!!!

When will Afrocentrist realize that they're folling false teachings?

I know it makes them feel good but...is not the truth important?

SMH

Signed,

Reality

P.S.

I'm calling

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#4 Apr 25, 2010
IS this what you've been doing...
Im so tired...i can't even think anymore.

its like...whats the point...

I dunno...too confused.

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#5 Apr 25, 2010
Jeri three months ago would have said: Why can't we all just get along people?

Jeri now says: Tolerance please.

I hate stuff like this. We always trying to destroy anothers beliefs. Thats such $hit.
XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#6 Apr 25, 2010
Jeri is Not Dead wrote:
Jeri three months ago would have said: Why can't we all just get along people?
Jeri now says: Tolerance please.
I hate stuff like this. We always trying to destroy anothers beliefs. Thats such $hit.
When the beliefs are LIES, it is human nature to correct the ignorant.

Jeri, what happen to you? Did some 5 Percenter or some other Black Nationalist scumbag try to "spit dat knowledge" on you?

These people are Clowns ,Jeri....Don't fall for the stupdity!!!

You stated you support IR....AFROCENTRIST HATE IR, HATE SO-CALLED UNCLE TOMS(Successful Black people..smh), HATE WHITES, ECT...These mofos are sick!!!

Wake up!!
Monkey want a bananna

Salinas, CA

#7 Apr 25, 2010
People are starting to realize that blacks are total Culture Vultures!!!!

With crushed slave egos....

Hey blacks, you were slaves, many of you still Are slaves!

Just have a bananna and STFU!

Banannas...Theeeeeiirrrrrr GreaT!!

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#8 Apr 25, 2010
XlBlackWomenLoverlX wrote:
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When the beliefs are LIES, it is human nature to correct the ignorant.
Jeri, what happen to you? Did some 5 Percenter or some other Black Nationalist scumbag try to "spit dat knowledge" on you?
These people are Clowns ,Jeri....Don't fall for the stupdity!!!
You stated you support IR....AFROCENTRIST HATE IR, HATE SO-CALLED UNCLE TOMS(Successful Black people..smh), HATE WHITES, ECT...These mofos are sick!!!
Wake up!!
I dont hate IR and I dont hate whites, my best friend is white, how can i hate IR when my grandmother is IRish? anyways, I just looked at myself one day and realized I was denying my race. I shaved my head and and is growing back my hair naturally. When some one gets in your face and says to you, you need to straien your hair, your nose is too big, "you dont even know what race you is" it changes you. It changes everything.
I do not hate whites...I just hate racism against my people. nad thats all of my people blacks, indians and even the irish lol.
XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#9 Apr 25, 2010
Jeri is Not Dead wrote:
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I dont hate IR and I dont hate whites, my best friend is white, how can i hate IR when my grandmother is IRish? anyways, I just looked at myself one day and realized I was denying my race. I shaved my head and and is growing back my hair naturally. When some one gets in your face and says to you, you need to straien your hair, your nose is too big, "you dont even know what race you is" it changes you. It changes everything.
I do not hate whites...I just hate racism against my people. nad thats all of my people blacks, indians and even the irish lol.
By who's standard are you denying your race? You can wear anything, have your hair any way you want to...it's whats makes you happy..not society!!
When I was into punk rock over twenty years ago...I had a blue Mohawk that my buddies had to IRON to get it stay up lol....did I care wtf people thought about me...HELL NO!

You do what makes you happy...bottom line.
Tampaxeeshia

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#10 Apr 25, 2010
Jeri is Not Dead wrote:
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I dont hate IR and I dont hate whites, my best friend is white, how can i hate IR when my grandmother is IRish? anyways, I just looked at myself one day and realized I was denying my race. I shaved my head and and is growing back my hair naturally. When some one gets in your face and says to you, you need to straien your hair, your nose is too big, "you dont even know what race you is" it changes you. It changes everything.
I do not hate whites...I just hate racism against my people. nad thats all of my people blacks, indians and even the irish lol.
Why do negroes like to pretend that they are Indian?

Do they hate being black that much???

I dont ever hear of many Indians or Irish going around claiming they are "part black" lol

Besides not too many people are "Racist" aginst Indians or the Irish anymore....just blacks! lol!!!

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#11 Apr 25, 2010
XlBlackWomenLoverlX wrote:
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By who's standard are you denying your race? You can wear anything, have your hair any way you want to...it's whats makes you happy..not society!!
When I was into punk rock over twenty years ago...I had a blue Mohawk that my buddies had to IRON to get it stay up lol....did I care wtf people thought about me...HELL NO!
You do what makes you happy...bottom line.
lol 20 years ago? how old r u?*drum fill* jk
i just realized im happier when im not trying to be something im not,ive been isolation for nearly a year and ive had some time to think. I had all white friends in high school and i realized i wasn't living for myself i was living for them. Ive just became so curious about my history and then i realized i couldn't find it ANYWHERE.( and not to mention the attack) i dont mind intergration or anything, my ex bf is white/japanese and he has come crawling back...i think i might give him a chance...even though last time it was a disaster...hmmm...

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#12 Apr 25, 2010
Tampaxeeshia wrote:
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Why do negroes like to pretend that they are Indian?
Do they hate being black that much???
I dont ever hear of many Indians or Irish going around claiming they are "part black" lol
Besides not too many people are "Racist" aginst Indians or the Irish anymore....just blacks! lol!!!
yeah alot of black do say they are indian
but i actually am...partly...Im native on my mums side and irish on my dads...my great grandfather was half German, and my moms dad was creole...i dont hate being black. I LOVES ITTTTT!*<---sings*
XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#13 Apr 25, 2010
Jeri is Not Dead wrote:
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lol 20 years ago? how old r u?*drum fill* jk
i just realized im happier when im not trying to be something im not,ive been isolation for nearly a year and ive had some time to think. I had all white friends in high school and i realized i wasn't living for myself i was living for them. Ive just became so curious about my history and then i realized i couldn't find it ANYWHERE.( and not to mention the attack) i dont mind intergration or anything, my ex bf is white/japanese and he has come crawling back...i think i might give him a chance...even though last time it was a disaster...hmmm...
The only way to find out your history would be to go to one of those DNA sites. I think it was on Oprah or Henry Louis Gates did this.
I believe there was a few threads about those site here. Try to check them out.

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#14 Apr 26, 2010
I gotta shake my laptop to make it work!

Moses-1

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#15 Apr 26, 2010
I hate to be the one to bust your bubble and tell you that your information is false and your intent is to mislead and I quote you: "nyone who has studied ancient Egyptian art is aware that the population of Egypt was racially mixed, which is to say not exclusively black at any time, though several pharaohs from Nubia and considerable cultural exchange took place with that area".

Let's correct the record. Ancient Egypt was known indigenously as Kemet (Land of the Blacks).  Ancient Egyptians have pinpointed their own ancestral origins to Mount Rwenzori Range in the east African cradle, otherwise known as "Mountains of the Moon."  Some accounts state Egyptian civilization came out of Ethiopia, which as a term was used to designate the land south of Egypt (the Upper Nile Valley), or alternatively used to refer to the entire African continent. Chronologically, Egypt’s southern neighbor Nubia, which had its own distinct civilization, was the Nile Valley predecessor.

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#16 Apr 26, 2010
XlBlackWomenLoverlX wrote:
The bottom line is that everything that is believed by an Afrocentrist can be debunked, this is 100% truth!!! Let me repeat this...ANYTHING TAUGHT OR BELIEVED BY AN AFROCENTRIST AS FACT CAN AND HAS BEEN DEBUNKED!!!
When will Afrocentrist realize that they're folling false teachings?
I know it makes them feel good but...is not the truth important?
SMH
Signed,
Reality
P.S.
I'm calling
I think your ruse has been accurately DEBUNKED. Don't you ever try that shyt again..

Moses-1

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#17 Apr 26, 2010
Africans are the indigenous Native Hebrews (Jews).  The greatest secret of Africa has never been told, and Christian Europe has been seeking to conceal for the past two thousand years is the African origin of the concepts, doctrines, sacramental practices of religion, and the documents that became the foundations of Christianity in Europe. Did you know that the names of Abraham, Isaac, Esau, and Jacob were all derived from African tribal words and names? Did you know that the earliest “Hebrew” name for God, Adonai, was derived from an African tribal word?  Did you know that other name of God, Yahweh, was derived from an African tribal God?... Did you know that the names of the authors of the Old Testament are not “Hebrew” or “Jewish” names, but transposed African tribal names?  Christian Europe has never known these because it has never known the African linguistic and cultural side of the biblical story.

The indigenous African tribal name of the most popular Ancient Egyptian king the west was Tutu Ankoma—not Tutankhamun.  Not only do we know the indigenous African tribal name of this Ancient Egyptian king, but we also know where the modern dynasty of his ancient dynasty is today. We know in Africa that the Ancient Egyptian king who built the middle pyramid in Giza was called Akufu and not Khufu as the experts have told us. We also know that his two sons completed the procession of pyramids and placed a lion in the front of the procession. These sons were Dade Afre and not Djedefra as the experts transposed this name; and his brother was Ochere Afre and not Chephren as the experts have told us. The modern dynasty of these ancient kings is the Akuapem Dynasty that can be found today in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Conservatives, liberals, and all in between can go to check these people out and verify the royal names among these people.
XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#18 Apr 26, 2010
Moses-1, I see you want to step up to the plate and be struck the fug out lol

Let me take care of some work and after lunch I will back to destroy yet another ignorant Afrocentric tard....smh

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Moses-1

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#19 Apr 26, 2010
XlBlackWomenLoverlX wrote:
Moses-1, I see you want to step up to the plate and be struck the fug out lol
Let me take care of some work and after lunch I will back to destroy yet another ignorant Afrocentric tard....smh
Next!!
You're free to do as you please but, people aren't dumb or stupid enough to believe your mumbo jumbo and I have more to do than debate with a jack ass
XlBlackWomenLove rlX

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#20 Apr 26, 2010
Moses-1 wrote:
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You're free to do as you please but, people aren't dumb or stupid enough to believe your mumbo jumbo and I have more to do than debate with a jack ass
Well when you are dealing with people such as yourself, whom learned history from books equatable to childrens coloring books or Jehova Witness pamplets, it's actually my pleasure to correct you like I would a child. You are mental children, my lost friend.

I mean a drooling vegetable has more comprehension of history than you mofos have LMWAO!!

Bottom line...It's entertainment

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