Re: We are all Africans (was Re: PDAs are searchable by cops)

From: Ross A. Finlayson (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 08:49:05 MST

The story I heard about how man invented the keeping of time, it was a
woman who invented the keeping of time. The story had the concept that
some regular repetition, throwing stones, was counted, and that this was
determined to be repeatable to record the same interval of time. Later,
man used the shadow of sticks in the Sun to track time. Besides that
micro- time, women probably had a better concept of macro- time as well.

It doesn't matter if we know that we are all human, unless Yudkowsky has
gone syntropic, the problem is that there are some people in power that
are callous and self-serving, where the other ones are busy.


Brian D Williams wrote:

> From: "Terry Donaghe" <>
> >Most all of my black friends (or African Americans if you prefer)
> >live with being pulled over quite often. I think it even gets to
> >the point where they feel that it's just something you have to
> >deal with and they expect it. One such friend was astonished when
> >I told him I'd only ever been pulled over once. He get's pulled
> >over quite a lot, as does his parents, friends, etc. And these are
> >all middle to upper class people. They just happen to have the
> >wrong skin color.
> This sad phenomenon is do to the tremendous lag time between the
> discovery of a scientific fact and it's eventual incorporation into
> human culture.
> The fact is that every piece of scientific evidence has proven that
> we are all one species, and that we originated in the Rift valley
> area of what is now modern day Kenya.
> Every Homo-sapien's on the planet is of African origin.
> We are all literally Africans.
> I prefer the term American-African myself, where you are is more
> important than where you came from.
> Don't let my pale skin fool you, and don't let your's fool you.
> We are all originally from Africa.
> Proud descendant of a member of the first diaspora.
> Brian
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