Reconstructing the minds of Africans and expunging them from mental slavery

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Prof. Kingsley Moghalu


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The destruction of the African mind, shattered consciousness, and fractured identity have been topics of discussion for centuries. It has been argued that through colonization, slavery, and oppression, the minds of Africans have been reduced to a state of mental slavery. This is particularly evident in the way African nations are viewed by the world today, as many still see them as being underdeveloped or inferior. In this blog post, we will discuss how African minds have been enslaved and what can be done to reconstruct them and expunge them from mental slavery. We will look at the role that colonialism, exploitation, and racism have played in this regard, and how we can move forward to ensure that African minds are liberated from these preconceived notions, so they can thrive with confidence.

Race is an idea

When we talk about race, we are really talking about an idea. An idea that has been used to justify the mistreatment and exploitation of certain groups of people. An idea that has been used to perpetuate hatred and division.

The truth is, there is no such thing as race. We are all human beings, part of the same species. The only thing that separates us is our physical appearance, which is determined by our genes.

However, for centuries, people have used skin color as a way to classify and judge others. They have used it to create artificial divisions between us and them. They have used it to justify discrimination, violence, and even genocide.

It’s time for us to move beyond this harmful idea of race and start seeing each other as equals. We need to come together and build a future where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their skin color or ethnicity.

Africans know yourself

When it comes to Africans, there is a need for us to know ourselves. This is because we have been through a lot of hardships and obstacles that have prevented us from achieving our full potential. We need to learn from our history and use it as a guide to help us build a better future. It is only when we know ourselves that we can truly be free from mental slavery.

Mental slavery

Mental slavery is the state of mind in which an individual believes that they are inferior to others and are not capable of achieving success. This mindset can be passed down from generation to generation and is often perpetuated by those in positions of power. It can lead to a feeling of hopelessness and despair, as well as a sense of self-hatred. Mental slavery can be overcome by reconstructing one’s mindset and expunging negative thoughts and beliefs about oneself. This process requires courage and determination, but it is possible to break free from the chains of mental slavery.

Expunging mental slavery

The African slave trade was one of the most brutal and inhumane practices in human history. Slaves were forcibly taken from their homes, separated from their families, and forced to work in dangerous and often deadly conditions.

The psychological effects of this trauma were devastating. Many slaves developed mental health problems as a result of their experiences. Some became depressed, anxious, or even suicidal. Others developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental health disorders.

The legacy of the African slave trade has had a profound impact on the mental health of African Americans today. Studies have shown that African Americans are more likely to experience mental health problems than other groups. They are also more likely to be diagnosed with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

There is still much work to be done in terms of reconstructing the minds of Africans and expunging them from mental slavery. Education is key in this process. It is important for African Americans to learn about the history of the slave trade and its impact on their ancestors. This knowledge can help them understand their own mental health struggles and develop a sense of pride and identity.

Leadership and removal of bad politicians

Decolonizing the African mind is a process of unlearning the mental conditioning that has been forced upon us by years of colonial rule. One of the most important aspects of this process is learning to identify and remove bad politicians from positions of power.

Bad politicians are those who do not have the best interests of the people at heart. They are corrupt, self-serving, and often times violent. They abuse their power in order to line their own pockets and keep the people under their thumb.

The first step in removing bad politicians from power is to educate yourselves and others about what they are doing wrong. It is important to be informed so that you can make informed decisions when it comes time to vote them out of office.

The second step is to get involved in the political process. This means voting, campaigning for candidates you believe in, and speaking out against those who you think are harming the country.

The third step is to hold bad politicians accountable for their actions. This can be done by protesting, writing letters to your representatives, and speaking out on social media.

By taking these steps, we can begin to deconstruct the harmful systems that have been put in place by bad politicians and start building a better future for ourselves and our children.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi

Anthony-Claret is a Software Engineer and has worked at varied roles like Business Analyst, Software Web Developer, Digital Marketing consultant, Graphic Design/ Web Designer, Education Counsellor/ Recruitment officer and a software tester. Mr Claret publishes and manages the content on this website. He's also a writer, Activist, Humanitarian, Pan Africanist, a proponent of Social Justice, Equality & Human Rights, a great administrator, technology enthusiast, social media lover and an all-around digital guy.

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