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Why do Black Americans resent intelligence in another Black American? (2087 hits)

Black Americans should know that intelligence is a gifted talent.

For instance, Muhammad Ali was a gifted talented boxer. Dr. George W. Carver was a gifted scientist. President Obama is a gifted orator.

However, I have experience intelligently gifted children and were made to feel cursed by their own kind because they were smarter. These gifted children would soon act dumb in class just to be accepted by the less intelligent children.

Adults Blacks are the same. They would put down another Black person who was smarter than they are. They would criticize the person; make the person not feel welcome, and would say things as who Harry thinks he is?

Is not intelligent an asset to our race that would help to improve and advance our race? By the same token, if you had a mind to exterminate those of us who are intelligently gifted, would this not be savage which would keep our race in the dark ages while all the other races are advancing?

Lastly, who among us would not want our race to be sovereign free on a portion of this continent that we could call our very own country with borders to pursue Life, Liberty, Happiness and Prosperity in our own way? Now, would having sovereignty be something of intelligence to have?

Tell me what you think.
Posted By: Harry Watley
Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 2:49PM
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Let me pose this question: Is Mr. Obama a White American or a Black American? Or is he simply an American?
Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 3:11PM
Steve Williams
Hello Steve,

President Obama is a Black American. Every one must have a race before they could be anything else.

What say you?

Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 3:27PM
Harry Watley
I have to disagree Harry, Mr. Obama is an American. It is this whole race thing that must be made to disappear. For instance my grandchildren have a Salvadoran mother. Do I give any thought at all to what their race is, do you think?
Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 3:46PM
Steve Williams
Hello Steve,

First, let me say this. The sacredness of race has gotten a bad rap because of the terrible things that different races has done to other races based on racial discrimination.

The oldest racial discrimination case that I know of is the biblical story of Moses people racially discriminated against by the Egyptian people. The worst case of racial discrimination that I know of is the racial discrimination of Africans by Whites; Whites still racially discriminate against particularly Black Americans who are descendents of slaves today. The next worst case of racial discrimination in humanity would be the Holocaust.

Consequentially, these horrific inhumane acts have caused you too subconsciously to become blind to behold the sacredness of race or racial diversity. Therefore, you as just as racist on one side of the scale as a KKK racist would be on the opposite side since you do not behold the sacredness of racial diversity.

Now that the world has different races, I am thrilled and anxious to see different races of people. I behold the sacredness of race.

So, yes, Obama is an American. However, he is a Black American.

What say you?

Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 4:46PM
Harry Watley
Hello Harry,

I see your point, and I actually agree with you on some level. I have thought about my interracial views this way sometimes. In the world of dog lovers there are many different breeds, and each has it's own special characteristics and beauty. These differences have actually been selected for by humans. If we allowed all dogs to interbreed, they would revert to the common ancestor right? So if we had a state where all the different races of the world interbred, would the entire planet become in effect a race of mutts?
Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 5:09PM
Steve Williams
Hello Steve,

No Steve, I do not think that the scenario you presented would have a chance of ever happen.

I believe that most people naturally love their own race and would want to preserve it. Interracial relationships are the exception. The general rule is as I said to preserve your own race and the civility of humanity is love and tolerated racial diversity.

My wanting sovereignty for Black Americans is an expression to preserving my race. Black Americans are a mutt race and really, we are still evolving into becoming a pedigree race. How we will look a thousand years from now if we breed with each other, perhaps evolution may produce the most beautiful people the world have ever seen by a vote of all people.

I would like to switch gears; do you think that Black Americans do not appreciate the gift of intelligence in other Black Americans? I laid out my premise and concluded that Black Americans do not appreciate intelligence in their own ranks at this time as a people. Do you agree or disagree with me? Please support your position either which position you choose to take.

What say you?



Sunday, September 13th 2009 at 11:17PM
Harry Watley
The question "Black Americans do not appreciate the gift of intelligence in other Black Americans is faulty. Here you question a group, whereas you need to question the individual.
Monday, September 14th 2009 at 4:32PM
Steve Williams
Hello Steve,

Well, have it your way, do Black individual appreciate the intelligence in another Black individual?

Is the scenario better focused for you, now?

What say you?

Monday, September 14th 2009 at 5:48PM
Harry Watley
Well just to keep it simple, let's take two Black individuals who are equally intelligent (however THAT would be determined), intelligent, Black individual A and intelligent Black individual B. That would give us 4 possibilities: 1. Neither A nor B appreciate the intelligence of each other. 2. A appreciates B, but B does not appreciate A. 3. B appreciates A but A does not appreciate B. 4. Both A and B appreciate the intelligence of each other.

Now as I understand it, there are more than 40 million Black individuals (however you define BLACK) in this country, of varying degrees of intelligence.

So I will leave that calculation as an exercise for the student.
Tuesday, September 15th 2009 at 4:40PM
Steve Williams
Hello Steve,

You said this, “So I will leave that calculation as an exercise for the student.”

So, you haven’t really answered my original question, neither have you answered your own question which was, “The question "Black Americans do not appreciate the gift of intelligence in other Black Americans is faulty. Here you question a group, whereas you need to question the individual.”

It seems to me that you are no better than my people are, intelligently speaking, that is.

It baffles me that I have a 68 IQ, just barely passed the threshold of retardation and I could easily answer my own question I put to the members of BIA.

My question could be looked at as the crabs in the barrel syndrome. In other words, if Black Americans could appreciate the intelligence in another Black Americans we would not be on the bottom of society. Does that make any sense to you? The next answer that is worse than the crab in the barrel syndrome is that no Black American is intelligent. Therefore, there is nothing to appreciate and that is why we behave as we do. At this point, it is no doubt that we need a prophet.

Therefore, what is the solution for Black Americans rising from the bottom? Black Americans needs the help of God and the first help from God is to have a prophet that will lead them from the bottom. Does that sound sensible to you?

In other words, was not the first help that God gave to the Hebrew people was Prophet Moses who led the Hebrew people from the bottom of the Egyptian society to sovereignty? Now I can see and understand all of these things having an IQ of 68 and you all who are above average intelligence cannot see what I see, how is that?

What say you?

Tuesday, September 15th 2009 at 6:09PM
Harry Watley
Hello Steve,

I do not get it. What does working side-by-side with different races, crack cocaine and being brought down has anything to do with my desire that Black Americans become a sovereign people on a portion of this continent that we can call our very own country with borders?

What say you?

Tuesday, September 15th 2009 at 8:31PM
Harry Watley
Nothing I guess.
Wednesday, September 16th 2009 at 5:08AM
Steve Williams
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Tuesday, October 20th 2009 at 1:11AM
Gregory Boulware, Esq.
Hello Gregory,

Yes, I agree with you that it is “It's heart breaking.” However, why do you suppose Black Americans have this kind of personality towards intelligence? In other words, where did we get it and how could we get rid of it?

Tell me what you think.


Tuesday, October 20th 2009 at 8:41AM
Harry Watley
Hello Siebra,

Siebra do you realize that your comment is your first on this blog? Therefore, I am at a loss that you could quote something I supposedly said to you. Even in my responses to Steve and Gregory, I did not say to them what you have mentioned in 1 through 5.

Siebra it is clear to Andrea and me that you are a habitual liar. As a habitual liar, it gives you some sort of psychological pleasure, despite being a Muslim woman. You clearly have a mental disorder and that does not play out good in an honest and upright dialogue.

So again siebra, I did not say the things that you say I said.

Cleaning up your act siebra as best you could.

Okay

Wednesday, October 21st 2009 at 8:49PM
Harry Watley
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