The African Mindset (Mind Liberation #7)

The African mind-set is the result of mental chains that still bind us, despite our liberation from the metal chains of colonization and slavery. We may legitimately talk about other chains that shackle Africans—chains of poverty, chains of neocolonialism, chains of slavery, chains of racism, chains of exploitation, chains of dependence, chains of ignorance and superstition, and all kinds of other chains. These other specific chains exist. But we need to realize that these are only symptoms of a deeper problem; they are not the root cause. The root of our woes is mental. It is not our minds, but our mind-set.—S.K. Pipim, The Transformed Mind, p. 198-199.

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