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Africans Were Mentally Colonized by Christian Missionaries!



I never got a chance to ask my grandfather significant questions about how the white missionaries managed to persuade them about the God of Israel and his protege, Jesus. Grand pa died before I became an atheist. I was too young.

Exactly how did the missionaries go about it? This information is crucial, considering that many Africans take the gospel and teachings of the Bible to be true. But I have my thoughts. See before we Africans bought into this lie about the Bible, God and Jesus, we believed our own supernatural ideas. We created our own gods out of sheer ignorance. Mountains were gods. Some birds were evil spirits.

We invented our own cultural practices. Then we saw a white person for the very first time. And because we had never seen a person with different complexion from us, we became curious about everything he did. Of course we realized he was more civilized than us. He taught us a few tricks that could solve our problems. We saw him as more knowledgeable, even awesome than us. He could write, we couldn’t. He had a gun, we didn’t. So when he began talking about the Bible as the word of God, we believed him. Like innocent children believe in childish stories. Our goose was cooked.

Today, nobody really knows what happened. But we know that Africans were mentally colonized by these missionaries.

The belief in the Bible, a Jewish God and Jesus as his son is the manifestation of this I never got a chance to ask my grandfather significant questions about how the white missionaries managed to persuade them about this false God of Israel and his protege, Jesus. Grand pa died before I became an atheist. I was too young.

Exactly how did the missionaries go about it? This information is crucial, considering that many Africans take the gospel and teachings of the Bible to be true. But I have my thoughts. See before we Africans bought into this lie about the Bible, God and Jesus, we believed our own supernatural ideas. We created our own gods out of sheer ignorance. Mountains were gods. Some birds were evil spirits.

We invented our own cultural practices. Then we saw a white person for the very first time. And because we had never seen a person with different complexion from us, we became curious about everything he did. Of course we realized he was more civilized than us. He taught us a few tricks that could solve our problems. We saw him as more knowledgeable, even awesome than us. He could write, we couldn’t. He had a gun, we didn’t. So when he began talking about the Bible as the word of God, we believed him. Like innocent children believe in childish stories. Our goose was cooked.

Today, nobody really knows what happened. But we know that Africans were mentally colonized by these missionaries.

The belief in the Bible, a Jewish God and Jesus as his son is the manifestation of this mental colonization. Sad. colonization. Sad.

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One comment on “Africans Were Mentally Colonized by Christian Missionaries!

  1. leonsfree
    June 11, 2017

    And BAM! We have humankind doing things like zombies, especially religiius folks. This being Sunday and every Sunday I walk around my town, I find guys neatly dressed, rushing to church. I pass by a few churches and see folks so dedicated in singing or praying. All this time I tell myself, ‘what a waste of resources, time and energy’. Same people on Monday are totally doing the wrong things. Africans have to wake up, we are totally lost, sad thing is some leaders know this but use religion to endear themselves to the public. About the rural folks…worse off than the people I meet with in town.

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