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Racism and the facts, was Jesus black?

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by questfortruth, Jul 13, 2020.

  1. questfortruth

    questfortruth Well-Known Member

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    1. And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a slave of slaves shall he be unto his brethren. And he said, Blessed be the Lord God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his slave. God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his slave. (Genesis 9, synodical translation).

    2. The Floyd's race was slaves for many Europeans and Americans.
     
  2. KenS

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    Jesus was brown and the color of blood is red. He died for all. How much melanin someone has is of no consequence.
     
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  3. Sirona

    Sirona Hindu Wannabe

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    Nobody can say for sure how Jesus actually looked like, but he likely might have looked Middle Eastern, with short hair and a beard, rather than like an idealized, feminized European.
     
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    is this about the curse of ham?
     
  5. questfortruth

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    Reality check: Ham was not cursed.
     
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    You mean, the reason why Jews and Muslims don't eat it? (It's actually "haram" in the case of Muslims.) :D
     
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  7. Terry Sampson

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    Congratulations, questfortruth. Based on this thread, you are hereby enrolled as an honorary supporter of the Black Hebrew Israelites' "Tribe of Judah", which entitles you to all their rights and privileges. Black Hebrew Israelites - Wikipedia
     
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    Thank goodness, just had some on my sandwiches
     
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  9. sun rise

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    It's also worth noting that the the representations of Jesus vary by culture with a darker skin in Africa, with a more indigenous visage in South America and so forth.
     
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    Races weren't invented yet during the time the historical Jesus of Nazareth was likely active, so he wasn't really any race in particular. Jesus Christ, the religious figure, can be of any race one chooses, I suppose.
     
  11. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    According to all the pics, he was Irish...
     
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  12. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    Canadian bacon is cursed.

    As for that Jesus guy....I've never seen him or any pix.
    No one has analyzed his DNA.
    Was he even real?
     
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  13. columbus

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    "20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and planted a vineyard: 21 and he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent. 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without. 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father’s nakedness. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his youngest son had done unto him. 25 And he said,
    Cursed be Canaan;
    A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
    26 And he said,
    Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Shem;
    And let Canaan be his servant.
    27 God enlarge Japheth,
    And let him dwell in the tents of Shem;
    And let Canaan be his servant."

    The children of Ham, called Canaanites, were cursed. Feel free to get more aquainted with the Bible if you care enough.
    Tom
     
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    Many races were slaves. Being a slave depends more on the ability to enforce enslavement, not skin color.

    Back then, the assumed enforcement of God, which is non-existent, but used to justify the enslavement of other people. The only real factor being whether you can force slavery on others.
     
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    For all intents and purposes, Jesus is a fictional character. Maybe there was a real person as this character's basis but what we have now is fictional. A fictional character can take on whatever characteristics necessary for the story.

    We aren't dealing with a historical person. Make "Jesus" whatever race that makes you feel comfortable.
     
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    yes.... people do tend to color him different but he was a Middle-Easter Jewish man.
     
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    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    These days, slavery means black victims, & white perps in the minds of most people.
     
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    Please bear with me as I work to overcome my racism.
    But until I become woke, I'll need your help to check my privilege.
     
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    That was sarcasm, according to the current cultural definition of racism. I've a much narrower definition of racism which has nothing to do with what is in your head.
     
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