Glenn Tucker – A kinder, gentler molester

Objectively, molesting a 14 year old is the same thing, basically defined as, making love to her, but not to Glenn Tucker. Mr. Tucker and the other “dirty old men” mean well and that’s that. The fact they have just created a new class of mentally fucked up women, who will be just as emotionally damaged and insecure as their ghetto counterparts is not something that matters to him.

Half your age, minus seven

Some while ago, a very friendly officemate with very nice double Ds was just delighted to tell me that her boyfriend was my high school classmate. I remember Mikey, mostly because of how quiet he was. He never raised his hand, never did in extra-curricular activities, just wasn’t into people that much.

“You like that cake, Satan”, Double D chirped up, wiping crumbs of peanut butter cookie from the side of her butterface.

“Great stuff”, I relied, wiping icing off my RuckusFace.

Boyfriend/Classmate jumps up and says, “Its our seven year anniversary and her 21st birthday!”

” We’re the same age Mikey”, was my reply.

“Well yuh now, all dem big woman had a car-man, when mi did ova SoSci, so yuh kno, we haffi guh lower, sixth form, fifth form , yuh nuh…” 1, was what Mikey was able to stammer out.

“Okayplaya”, was my simple reply. Double D had to go to the bathroom for a while.

By the next day, Double D went from being a very friendly officemate, to a much less visible, less friendly co-worker. It just goes to show how desire has a way of interfering with middle-class social norms. A 29 year old in a 7 year relationship with a now 21 year old girl, has obviously developed a different set of values form the Jamaican Mainstream.

The Nice Guy. Jamaican Edition.

Glenn Tucker has a problem. You might read his most recent Gleaner article and think that he has many problems. Problems with Pastors. Problems with deadbeat dads and stepdad wife beaters. Problems with underclass and overburdened single moms. Problems with underdressed and overdeveloped young girls. Here he is on parents.

As a group, the real perpetrators of this crime are the endless succession of ‘stepfathers’ unloaded on these helpless children by thoughtless mothers. First, the bonding is absent. That would have to have started well before even the diaper days. These men did not sign on to become fathers. And the children did not choose them.

Some of the ‘stepdads’ are in and out in a year. Then it’s the next one. And the next.

And on pastors.

Everyone has a ‘pastor’ story to tell, but why is it possible for them to do these things? I know a mother who dolls up her daughter in nice short, sexy little dresses twice each week and sends her off to pastor for ‘driving lessons’. Four years later, when she became my friend at age 16 (do the math), she still did not know the difference between the stick and the ignition. This one is not likely to reach the courts, however, because she tells me gleefully that Pastor is “really, really good”. And her mother is quite happy with the slow pace of his ‘driving’ classes.

If you read that above quote, about him befriending 16 year olds, while watching said 16 year old being “dolled up” for four years previous, then you may have some idea of the problem. And no, I don’t mean the difference between a pedophile and an ephebophile. Jump to the last part of the Gleaner article.

And here is one more uncomfortable truth. Because of the extent of family disorganisation in this country, it is us dirty old men who are keeping the bodies and souls of these ‘victims’ together, making them graduate from school. And university, in some cases. (emphasis mine)

When in trouble, blame thugs

I, think, it was around 2002, I was watching the final episode of Teen Summit, when they took on a caller. The gentleman begun to say a lot the things that are repeated ad nauseum in the African-American web. He spoke of how all the women his age were dating “bad boys”, and “thugs” and “jocks” blah, blah, blah. But what was different about thugblamer circa 2002, vs thugblamer 201X was the solution: “You know, if these chicks are refusing us, the nerd, sometimes we have go elsewhere…” In 2002 however, elsewhere was not other races of women but “a bit lower, like 17, 16 , 14 you know…” Obviously Teen Summit called him out , but, calling out someone, doesn’t mean they go away.

Notice both the caller and Mr. Tucker  have to blame people who they feel are at the bottom to make themselves look good. They do not care about the people they blame. The blame is just a magicians’s trick to divert the eye from their true objective. Notice that they have very strange ways of showing their concern – a grown man calling a TV program called “Teen Summit”, while Mr. Tucker feels it necessary to befriend teenage girls, instead of calling CISOCA.

When mentorship becomes molestership

Break down the people Tucker blames. Single mothers for breeding like jackrabbits. Deadbeat dads for not being in their children’s lives. Stepdads for using mom and molesting child. And these girl children (notice that victims is in quotes) who are just using the system to get what they want. From an Observer article he wrote in May 2015

What has that child done for the day? Did he/she attend school? If not, where did he/she go? With whom? What did they do? Was there really a bus problem? How did he/she come by that piece of jewellery? And that BlackBerry?

And from the earlier Gleaner article:

So they start to make their ‘contribution’ by engaging in criminal activities  also deceiving and devising strategies to part men from their belongings.  Much of the tragedies we are now experiencing have their genesis in such activities.(emphasis mine)

So after reading the above, it should be easier to see how he can say something like “it is us dirty old men who are keeping the bodies and souls of these ‘victims’ together, making them graduate from school. And university, in some cases.” He is not the criminal but “As a group, the real perpetrators of this crime are the endless succession of ‘stepfathers’ unloaded on these helpless children by thoughtless mothers.” are who he must blame, in order to make himself look good.

In his mind, he is just a benevolent member of the Jamaican mainstream mentoring young girls who would otherwise be batteried2   beaten-up and buggered by some ghetto thug or whatever stepdad, or some pastor.  You see, he’s not going to be daggering3  out your daughter’s vagina till she ends up at Kingston Public with her vagina so bruised that they have to raise her legs up in a harness so that her thighs don’t touch.

No! He’s not going to molest your daughter! He’s going to make love to her! And not only that , but he will provide the emotional support of a father, the after-school help of a teacher, the romantic chivalry of a boyfriend, the sexual prowess of a dirty old man, and the financial support of sugar daddy. Not so sure about that sugar daddy thing though, what with university tuition and all that. Might as well just dump her off after high school graduation.

So now we see the problem with Glenn Tucker and his ilk. They believe that all that matters is their intent – not their behaviour. That’s all that matters to them. They meant well, so any thing bad that results is not their fault.

Objectively, molesting a 14 year old is the same thing, basically defined as, making love to her, but not to Glenn Tucker. Mr. Tucker and the other “dirty old men” mean well and that’s that. The fact they have just created a new class of mentally fucked up women, who will be just as emotionally damaged and insecure as their ghetto counterparts is not something that matters to him.

Clever job , Glenn Tucker. Using popular negative images of ghetto people to make yourself look good. But no matter what, trying mainstream placage will always make you look like a freak and a loser. Time to leave the kiddies alone and guh look a big ooman.4


  1. “Well, you know, all those grown women had some man who can buy himself a fancy car, when I was over at Social Science, so you know…we had to lower, 12th grade, 11th grade, you know….” 
  2.   Jamaican for gangbang, or gang-rape. Synonym for African-American slang “running a train.” 
  3. High velocity sex that is at least six thrusts per second (6 ThPS) 
  4. Time to leave the kiddies alone , and go seek a grown woman. 

Please Massa, Pick Me!

EcEssssss

I can’t seem to write anything about Jamaica without some American craziness comes up.

Some people are upset at the lack of non-whites being nominated for the most recent Academy Awards. Some people are upset that some people are upset at the lack of non-whites being nominated for the most recent Academy Awards. Some people, as can be seen below, just don’t give a fuck.

The problem is not the Award Show. The problem is the set of persons and control techniques that pre-process, program and manipulate the market and non-market forces that ultimately decide the allocation of scarce resources i.e. The System. That black Americans aren’t being recognized and rewarded by the mainstream society or start their own film industry is irrelevant. It is that they are wrapped up with The System, Happy in The System, and Happy with the System.

Take a look at the nominations for the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Motion Picture:

  • Beasts of No Nation (Netflix)
  • Concussion (Sony)
  • Creed (Warner Bros./Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
  • Dope (Open Road Films)
  • Straight Outta Compton (Universal)

Up top, we have the typical display of African child soldiers, and other such African savagery. But the black Americans will love it because Idris Elba sure can act! Fuckers never learn.

At bottom, we have Straight Outta Compton, next generation coonery with a side order of abusing black women.

Moral of the Story: Beat up black women, marry a white woman, don’t HIV, get a bunch of people to do the actual production, and you too, can be a billionaire. And no, the fact that Dr. Dre is a known woman beater is not why the headphones are called Beats by Dre. As for the rest of the group, well, who gives a fuck?

Last November the Fox TV rap video show Pump It Up ran a segment on N.W.A. in which it crosscut between members of the group dissing their former partner Ice Cube and a previous interview with Cube in which he bad-mouthed them. The members of N.W.A. decided that the clip made them look bad. On January 27th, Dre ran into Pump It Up host Dee Barnes at a record-release party in L.A.

According to a statement issued by Barnes, Dre picked her up and “began slamming her face and the right side of her body repeatedly against a wall near the stairway” as his bodyguard held off the crowd. After Dre tried to throw her down the stairs and failed, he began kicking her in the ribs and hands. She escaped and ran into the women’s restroom. Dre followed her and “grabbed her from behind by the hair and proceeded to punch her in the back of the head.” Finally, Dre and his bodyguard ran from the building.

Far from denying the attack, the members of N.W.A. insist that, as Ren says, “she deserved it – bitch deserved it.” Eazy agrees: “Yeah, bitch had it coming.”

“Coming like a motherfucker,” Ren continues, “she shouldn’t have done that.” Barnes says that she was against running the piece in the first place, but Ren disagrees. “She’s lying,” he says. “She had something to do with it. She sure was in that scene with [Ice Cube].”

Remember, these are our heroes

I won’t bother with the problems with the other movies, but still, even if black Americans were to create their own film industry, the films would still support the same Hollywood stereotypes, coonery, decadence, and erasure that is part and parcel of regular Hollywood. That is because black Americans are an integral part of The System, and it needs them as much as they need it. You want to leave The System, you have two choices – be black, or be an American. You can’t be both. There is no other way. Hey, you only hear about Jews, never Jewish-Americans, right?

Footnote.

One commenter on a blog confronted me saying:

satanforce wrote:
“Hahaha hahaha American blacks are so lame! You guys talk about being dignified and not begging, yet you want the Academy to give you all a pat on the head. And for what? The N. W. A. movie.”

Hahaha hahaha, my devilish friend, why don’t you put Jamaica on the map by starting a Jamaican film industry that matters? “Oh that’s right. Too hard. Have to get sponsorship and ads and all that. And you all can’t be bothered with that.”
Jamaican blacks are so lame! See how your argument can be turned back against you?

No Blacks nominated, big deal! Will Smith couldn’t get his Last Pharaoh film made, Danny Glover had no better luck with his Toussaint Louverture film. Two major black stars can’t get films made about black people who didn’t occupy stereotypical roles.

How about getting in touch with Mellody Hobson, George Lucas’ wife? I’ve read that they are worth a cool $5.1 billion. Oh that’s right, they want to keep that money and increase it, so no financing of black themed films for them. Mrs. Lucas is black, for those who didn’t know that.

She isn’t the only “black” person who controls a decent amount of cash, Oprah, Maggie Betts, the daughter of Roland Betts, “Founder and President of Silver Screen Management, Inc., which raised more than $1 billion in four limited partnerships from 140,000 investors to finance and produce over 75 films with the Walt Disney Company. Films include Beauty and the Beast, Pretty Woman, The Little Mermaid, and Three Men and a Baby.” And others seat on tons of cash.

Satanforce notwithstanding, some blacks in America are quite privileged and wealthy, and could do something if they deemed it worthwhile.
The thing that annoys me about posts such as this is the tendency to depict all black people as powerless victims.

I’ve mocked Lordy’s lame class analysis on more than one occasion here, but class explains far more than the race angle does

To which I replied:

No. You have missed the point completely. Jamaica doesn’t need to be “on the map” because we have nothing to prove to anyone. Blacks want to be accepted by the Oscars because they consider White institutions and values an objective, natural standard to which to aspire. No thought is put into why those standards are worthy of aspiration.

Putting “Jamaica on the map ” is no reason to start a film industry. However, if the problem is shifted to Industrialization in general, then the focus should shift to funding from blacks on an international scale. Similar to Amistad, I am sure people would see L’Overtute’s biography end masse.

My answer, is of course, a pile of bullshit. True, black Americans have not developed morality and values independent of The System. Neither has Jamaica.

Happiness in Slavery

Goes into playlist for an appropriate song

Time for some delicious cake

The recent release of the children’s book “A Birthday Cake for George Washington” has been met with outrage and derision, with what appears to be a depiction of American slaves a throwback to that of “happy darkies” cooning in in 1920’s era minstrel shows. In the book, two slaves of the first president of the United States, George Washington, try to figure out how to bake him a cake for his birthday. Both slaves, Hercules, and his daughter Delia, are based on real life slaves who were actually owned by George and Martha Washington. The tone of the book is joyful, Delia and George are constantly smiling, pleased that they have been able to please their white masters by cleverly figuring out how to bake a cake though they have ran out of sugar. None of the somberness or brutality of slavery is depicted, or even hinted at, much to the chagrin of the many readers. The story itself seems to have “ahem” sugar-coated the experience of slavery to an unacceptable extent.

The book, has since been withdrawn by its publisher.

The Big Picture(Book)

Let’s take a look at the makers of this……. rather interesting take on African-American slavery.

First up, we have Ramin Ganeshram, the actual author of the story. She has written three cookbooks, one novel, and one children’s book (see above.)

American born, half-Trinidadian, half-Iranian, history of organizational positions and television appearances, Food Network and CNN.

Now, here’s where things get interesting…. Next up, Vanessa Brantley-Newton. The illus-traitor.

Wasn’t expecting that. Among the books she’s illustrated are “One Love” and “Every Little Thing” with Cedella Marley, We Shall Overcome: The Story of the Song, and “Hoola Hoopin’ Queen.” Her art style –

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Finally, we have the editor, Andrea Davis Pinkney:

On the right is her husband, who seems to illustrate most of her books.

OK , won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2013, writer of books like Sit-In: How Four Friends stood up by sitting down, Pretty Brown Face, and Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride. Not exactly a negropean sell-out, I would say.

So okay, what the fuck went wrong here? Of course, they are bunch of New Blacks who simply sold out so that they could get a bigger slice of the Master’s leftover pie, as well being the typical bunch of sellout black women who would sell their momma for five-inches extra hair to make their weaves with. Well, that’s the easy answer. We don’t do easy answers here.

Revenge of the Tiger Mom

Here is part of Davis-Pinkney’s response to the angry commenters and protestors, also posted by Bentley-Newton and Ganeshram:

Vanessa also took great care in her research, which revealed that Hercules and the other servants in George Washington’s kitchen took great pride in their ability to cook for a man of such stature. This why Vanessa chose to portray them as happy people. They were not happy about being enslaved, but there was joy in what they created through their intelligence and culinary talent.

The problem with the above statement, as well as the rest of the post, is that Pinkney confuses Happiness in Slavery, with Happiness with Slavery. Children simply do not have the intellect, depth of knowledge, or ability to separate a situation where one is happy with being slave, with someone coping with being a slave, especially if this is their first encounter with chattel slavery. But the fact is explanations don’t matter, these ladies have already done their job, and their cheques have already been cut:

Ka-ching. Bitches.

The System, and those who have turned the System to their advantage, have wants.

  1. The publisher wants to be able to sell to every conceivable market. Including places like Texas.
  2. Black Americans want to be able see themselves in a historical accurate light, but don’t want to pay the price associated with buying from a smaller (black-owned) publisher.
  3. The System mediates, unfairly of course.
  4. You get “A Birthday Cake for George Washington”, where Hercules is a “servant”, and a “head chef.”

The writer, illustrator and editor all have their share of responsibility, but their track record shows that this book was an anomaly, not the norm in their careers. Besides, the System would have had just found someone else. So let’s look at that aspect of the system. And to understand it properly, we need to look at Amy Chua.

Those for those of you who don’t know, Amy Chua (rap name Tiger Mom) rose to fame on the back of a Wall Street Journal article-turned-book that has her psychologically and emotionally abusing her children. She defends this as being a superior type of parenting passed down from China. Now, the important part I want to get here is from the Wall Street Journal excerpt:

They wonder what these parents do to produce so many math whizzes and music prodigies, what it’s like inside the family, and whether they could do it too. Well, I can tell them, because I’ve done it. Here are some things my daughters, Sophia and Louisa, were never allowed to do:

• attend a sleepover

• have a playdate

• be in a school play

• complain about not being in a school play

• watch TV or play computer games

• choose their own extracurricular activities

• get any grade less than an A

• not be the No. 1 student in every subject except gym and drama

• play any instrument other than the piano or violin

• not play the piano or violin.

I’m using the term “Chinese mother” loosely. I know some Korean, Indian, Jamaican, Irish and Ghanaian parents who qualify too……………… Western parents try to respect their children’s individuality, encouraging them to pursue their true passions, supporting their choices, and providing positive reinforcement and a nurturing environment. By contrast, the Chinese believe that the best way to protect their children is by preparing them for the future, letting them see what they’re capable of, and arming them with skills, work habits and inner confidence that no one can ever take away.

Her children will love the System, and the System will love her children. Notice that whether it’s the excerpts, or the article, there is no talk about such silly Western things like “morals” or “values”, or “cultural history” or any of that silliness? Sure, the children will play only the violin or piano – but why just the violin or piano? Those aren’t Chinese instruments? What does the piano, violin, or not being in a school play have to do with “preparing them for the future, letting them see what they’re capable of, and arming them with skills, work habits and inner confidence that no one can ever take away.”? This is clearly not parenting to raise children. This is parenting to raise college applicants. Those musical instruments are prized by college admission boards and barely anyone else. Anesthesia takes great skill to play, but the standard is Bach and Beethoven – not Burton. But why is that the standard? Who decided that classical piano should be something should be admired by college application boards? Who cares? That’s part of how the System recruits its members. You just have to be willing to jump through some very difficult hoops – no questions asked! Kinda like Boxer the Horse from Animal Farm –do whatever the System tells, you, it will work out in the end. Right? Right? Happiness in The System does have its rewards. After all, not everybody gets to appear in the Wall Street Journal.

But say the System finally catches up to you, and, unlike someone who is Happy with the System, you have an internal set of morals and values, whether you acknowledge it or not. You haven’t completely sold out. Yet. You don’t have to be Happy with the System, but while it has you, you can do everything in your power to be Happy in It. What alternatives are their? If you want your work to reach mainstream acceptance, you have to battle with the System. Perhaps one day you may get away from, but you have to deal with issues one at a time. Again, it’s easy to throw stones from the sidelines, you might even get some books withdrawn – but that’s the thing. The books are getting published in the first place. The people who actually profit from this sort of book, do not want to employ people who play bass guitar instead of piano for their college admissions. They do not want people who believe that instilling “skills” and “work habits” are not the main values that parent should instill in their children. But, if people are willing to compromise, then they will be willing to give you a place at the table. But they won’t be choosing the meal. They can help with the cooking of course, even help with making the menu, but step to the side when the time is right. And this especially applies to certain people. Like Kissinger to Nixon, Condi Rice to Bush/Cheney, and Obama to Larry Summers and the banking industry. Sure , they won’t get their Forty Acres and a Mule, but Thirty pieces of silver is still better than nothing.

Anyone knows where the future went?

When you dream of the future, what comes up? One picture is one of a high-tech, high speed, high powered computers, cars and spaceships. Normally we want to, you know, make our dreams come true, to make the future reality. If that is normally the case, why the hell do we insist on pissing away our opportunities?

Let’s at the first type of future – the dream of a better society brought about by numerous scientific and engineering innovations. Now, the decline and reversal of scientific innovation and progress has been well documented elsewhere. But I am not talking about anything like nuclear fusion, rotating space colonies, human cloning, or anything like that. I just want the simple shit. A lot the ideas, and concepts I’m thinking of are those that were spoken of in the 1990’s and early 2000s, stuff that can be done with proper project management skills, access to preferential capital, a morally upright technocratic elite and full corporate history that includes proper documentation of processes. Some of these will require the ability to push projects through without recourse to public ignorance opinion, and the willingness to abruptly cancel one’s own existing product line, with the associated capital. A lot of this however, will require skill and imagination that seems to have been systematically removed from skilled tradesmen, project managers, engineers and scientists.

Look at small nuclear reactors. Not even nuclear fusion. Just small nuclear reactors of 300 Megawattsth at most. They should be transportable, suitable for mass manufacture, and be meltdown resistant. This would make them be ideal for off-grid work like drilling oil shale (LOLIRONY!!), airports, military bases, or developing countries, especially island nations that have to provide their electrical needs with oil-based electrical grids. It could be as system like this one. As you can see, it’s been on the business plan binder stage since 1995. Never mind the few dozen or so that have been proposed since the middle ’00s.

How about aerospace? Again, I don’t need anything much, no Single-Stage to Orbit spaceplanes, hypersonic air-breathing passenger flights – none of that. Let’s look at some Mach Six air-breathing missiles. Well we have BrahMos……and not much else. This is something that was done before.

Again, I’m not asking for the creation of a titanium spaceplane, which has to have its engine and fuel tanks lined with gold to work. Yet in terms of aerospace development, the move to Mach 6 and above has been a backward, not a forward one. The Russians may have been making supersonic anti-ship missiles for years, but the Americans actually got a Mach 6 missile back in 1980. To wit:

X-51A test 4 (the final one) was successful.   4 minutes burn followed by 2 minutes coasting-down flight.  Hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet burn at Mach 5.1.  Compare that to ASALM-PTV flight test 1 of 7:  accidental acceleration to Mach 6 on hydrocarbon fuel at only around 20,000 feet.  ASALM-PTV was an ordinary ramjet, not a scramjet.  This was done back in 1980.

Such performance has failed to repeat itself, despite numerous attempts with X-43, X-51, HyFly, Hyshot, RATTLRS and God knows what else.

“Oh come now, Satanforce, how can you ignore the changes in computers? Moore’s Law will save us! You yourself are using what amounts to a handheld supercomputer many times more powerful than your original 2005 PC. Never mind that fabulous laptop you’re typing this on. The you from 15 years ago would shit himself at the mere power oozing forth from the screen of your Dual Core Sandy Bridge!”

Umm, really? Then why the fuck does Word 2013 on that Dual Core take longer to open up than Word 2000 on my old piece of shit 800 Megahertz Pentium 3? Being able to download porn in 4K resolution is not technical advance – it’s a distraction. Besides, most of our x86 processors are just Pentium 3s with some extra stuff added on. Exciplex LASERs have improved, not computer architecture. Oh, and we had better ideas for phones and such gadgets back in the 00s anyway

Nano-nonsense notwithstanding, there is there really a good reason why we could not have flexible electronics, complete with flexible asynchronous processors and foldable screens by now? Nobody really gives a fuck about performance hits, people would rather be able to fold up their iPads into iPhones.

I know medical technology hasn’t progressed to level where we can do easy tissue engineering and nerve regeneration, but can why isn’t there any technology available to double my penis length? Last decade’s medical technologists stumbled upon Viagra and Caverject, women can double their ass and titty size and re-tighten their vaginas, so why can’t I come out of a cold shower with a 15 inch penis?

And so it goes. Much of the technologies that at the start of the Millennium we assumed would be a part of our modern society simply do not exist: In-Vitro meat, cheap carbon-fibre reinforced polymers, widespread gene and stem cell therapy, super-heavy wing-in-ground effect vehicles with 500+ ton payloads, stratospheric airships for 5G communication, caseless and plastic cased small arms ammunition, powered exoskeleton, reusable launch platforms worth a damn, and the list goes on.

Is the constant push more and better technologies merely the modern-day equivalent of pyramid-building. Perhaps, but there are real needs for much of these things. In-vitro meat than can be grown cheaper than farm animals would certainly help in the case of countries with a calorie deficit. Stem and gene therapy can also help with groups that suffer from certain diseases, like sickle-cell anemia or breast cancer.

While there may be several reasons as to why technological advancement between 1970 and 2020 pales in comparison to that of 1880 to 1960, I think they will all come down to very simple reasons , with the usual complex answers. To quote myself:

stuff that can be done with proper project management skills, access to preferential capital, a morally upright technocratic elite and full corporate history that includes proper documentation of processes. Some of these will require the ability to push projects through without recourse to public ignorance opinion, and the willingness to abruptly cancel one’s own existing product line, with the associated capital. A lot of this however, will require skill and imagination that seems to have been systematically removed from skilled tradesmen, project managers, engineers and scientists.

The above quote describes the solution to the failed processes that come out of a corrupt type of thinking. While this type of think is most usually associated with the denizens of Silicon Valley, the main ideas have so permeated Global institutions that they are taken for granted, even though a cursory examination of these ideas will show that they have no basis in factor reality. In the technical world, much of these are ideas that glorify Computationalism – the idea that bits are more important than atoms, that simulation is as good as reality. There is also the influence of neo-classical ideas in economic thinking, which include the Washington Consensus and trickle-down economics. Combine these two, and you get a worldview that favours control and mass communication , instead of the creation physical assets or heavy industry, control of inflation instead of full employment , stasis over change.

Or maybe all is right with the world. Maybe I’ve been staring at my screen for too long Maybe I just dream too much.

Agenda: Week of the 16th of June

Well, it looks like my last post has gotten a hell of a lot of coverage.  Its a shame that it had to come to that type of topic though.  Anyhow, lets what I can do next week.

First, is a report of my most recent jog, the one that I took early this morning. Was I able to finish my jog, or was did the unspeakable happen to me? The answer may surprise you……..

After that is going to be a review of Gangs of Jamaica – The Babylonian Wars by Thibault Ehrengardt. Is it going to be something in the order of Born Fi Dead like Laurie Gunst…or will it  be something else? Find out later this week.

Old Theories from Young People

Recently, I lent one of my friends a move called “Goodbye Uncle Tom”, just to fuck with his head. Be warned, this is really NSFW, as it is a depiction of American Chattel Slavery, with graphic depictions of stud farms, torture, castration, and  industrial scale graphic rape of black slave women, by both whites and blacks.

This film has apparently affected him deeply, as he now sees themes of slavery everywhere. He watches that bleaching show that came on recently , he sees Willie Lynch Syndrome”. He even sees office workers as modern slaves in a cubicle plantation.

Amazingly, this type of thinking, that modern Jamaican society is just an extension of 19th century chattel slavery seems to extremely common amongst Jamaican Millenials – just look at this post from Javed Jaghai. I, mean, Jaghai hits all the right points that make People stand up and cheer: The Evil Uptown Families who don’t care about us, the Plantation Society that we are in today, and the Poor Ghetto People parading with their semi-literate pleading, who don’t know what’s good for them.

Do I even need to explain why this is bullshit? We are not rural slaves under a totalitarian system with all our needs taken care of by Massa. We are, mostly, urban serfs in a corporatist society, held in captivity, not with chains, but with a salary just low enough that we only have enough for our basic needs. I mean if the workplace is a plantation, why the hell are so many people applying to go to it – even when its for a shit job? Just look at any call center Job Fair. Over a thousand people applying for forty positions. In other words, The System turns the whole, Jaghai, Mutabaruka style critique on its head. You run to the Plantation , not away from it. Instead of the Church and Massa brainwashing you, you put yourself in debt to the Student Loan Bureau to be deskilled by our Universities, with their bullshit (Mis)Management Degrees.  And instead of hating our blackness, our blackness becomes an irrelevance, or even an annoyance, as it makes our  tattoos hard to see. This last point was made all too clear by that recent bleaching special, where the Downtowners articulated their Post-Black position , by emphasizing that they do not hate being black, but that blackness was, more a complexion better suited to the summer months.

To put it simply, Chattel Slavery is NOT Wage Slavery!

So why do still have young people like Jaghai talking the same old Michael Manley , Farrakhan, Malcolm X shit, when that is no longer relevant in our society, battered by failed infrastructure projects, IMF Structural Adjustment Programs, a neo-feudal ghetto system , and the neo-liberalization of the workplace and education system? Well, because they have no new ideas to help us with. They’re too stuck on old ideas, and old YouTube videos to see that the world does not conform to their ideas. Not only that, but they are victims of the very same system that they claim to oppose. Some, like Jaghai, are servants of that very same system!

If we are to solve the political impasses, technical follies, and economic dead-ends that our predecessors have initiated, we young people will have to focus using and creating new ideas to solve our problems. That will we be the main focus pf  this blog.And naked black women.