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We use the butterfly as a metaphor to understand the invisible development that takes place in our spiritual evolution.

Transmission of the Legacy of Competence In addition to the cultivation of identity, education has the responsibility to transmit knnow legacy of competence. These rituals were detailed and systematic and left no aspect of achieving manhood or womanhood up to zkbar. Not only should the study of nature be done as a means of fostering knowledge of self, but also it must be done to teach a respect for nature and the intimate relationship between nature and the human life process.

Again, the purpose of these studies was to show the relationship thyaelf nature and the human self. Product Description “How wonderful it is to be taught by a free teacher, a spiritual leader, a member of our family who truly loves the family, an architect of transforming processes, a defender of African people, a beacon, a Son of Africa, a divine spirit manifesting our creative genuis.

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To give the European- Americans the benefit of the doubt, we can understand the bias in their educational system as being directed towards the enhancement of their self-knowledge and not neces- sarily directed towards the deprivation of non-Europeans from obtaining knowl- edge of themselves.

It is not necessary to diminish the legacy of others in order to learn of the greatness of your legacy. In fact, as the dog comes to depend more and more on performing for its master, it becomes less and less capable of performing for itself, and caring for its own survival.


The greater the con- sciousness the higher was the expression of ones humanity. The same can be said about electricity, engines, flight, the cau- sation of diseases, etc. Jan 08, Jerry Williams rated it really liked it.

Know Thyself

It is the images of greatness, w’hich resemble them which serve to inspire young people to become kmow great scientists, scholars and artists which continue to fearlessly explore the world and develop new- ideas and con- cepts w r hich advance themselves and the rest of humanity.

Creation is proof of the existence of the Creator. The language of the name tells us much about our nationality, native tongue, culture, history and a wide range of things about our human social function and origin. We assume that the environment of the outer world and our inner resources together have all that is needed to insure the comfortable and effective advancement of the human family.

Know Thyself by Na’im Akbar

This book is another important gift from him to us. How very sad that miseducation tjyself leads us to negate our own genius and attribute it to our captors who have only exposed us to the elements of their legacy.

He will go without being told. Thi understanding the universe as a ciate the core of what we are, we Xine drama.

Lukondo-Wamba, with an Introduction by Marimba Ani. They are the akvar of calm who condemn anyone who asserts the need for African- Americans to claim the same kind of self-sufficiency and self-affirmation that other people claim for themselves. It was a very brief effort to distinguish between re: Instead, we need only keep a mental record an external or internal library of how the cold was avoided w’hen it came before.


The Ancient Africans pioneered the study of the skies in baim earlv work in the study of Astrology. Thyselv African worldview does not approach the study of God as some kind of force independent of the human reason and physical reality. In the tradi- tion of the Native American people and the African people, the land belongs to the community and cannot be bought, sold or owned by any individual. What has this book done for you?

They began to lden- tifv relationships between the patterns of nature and certain characteristics in human beings.

In fact, the understanding that the cosmos operates in a circle cycle was one of tyyself essential discoveries about the patterns of life. The African self is a multidimensional occurrence that is represented within the indi- vidual person, but also transcends the individual; it is in the present, but also tran- scends time.

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Books by Na’im Akbar. Speak truth in your house that the princes of the earth may respect you. Though we are not very familiar with the Chinese, Persian, Nubian or traditional Yoruba system of education, they would no doubt focus on their presence on the world’s stage as the emphasis for their educational system as well. The corruption and self-destructive pat- terns that characterize the conduct of African affairs is a consequence of this trib- al dimension of our self.

If you are a man who leads, a man who controls the affairs of many, then seek the most peifect way of performing your responsibility so that your conduct will be blameless.