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On original sin

This is one of the most important concepts in Christianity. We are told that mankind inherited a sinful nature brought about by the acts of Adam and Eve. To support this position we have: Rom.5: 12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. Rom.5: 19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners…. 1 Cor.15: 22 For as in Adam all die…. In other words, we are all doomed because Adam ate some rotten apple.

Contradictions: Deut. 24: 16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers. 2 Chron.25: 54 Every man shall be put to death for his own sin. (Also 2 Kings 14: 6). Ezek.18: 20 The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him. Ezek.33: 20 O ye house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways. Jer. 31: 29-30 In those days they shall say no more. The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge. But every one shall die for his own iniquity: every man that eateth the sour grape, his teeth shall be set on edge. Rom. 2: 6 Who will render to every man according to his deeds. Ezek.18: 4 ….the soul that sinneth, it shall die. Rom.3: 23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.

1 Kgs.8: 46 For there is no man that sinneth not….. (2 Chr.6: 36) Pro. 20:9 Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin? Eccl. 7: 23 For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Mark 10:18 And Jesus said unto him, why callest thou me good? There is none good but one, that is God. Rom. 3:10 As it is written, there is none righteous, no not one. There is no righteous man ever, we are all sinners. (Also 1 John 1:8 and 10; Rom. 3:12, 5:12; Gal.3: 22).

Contradictions: Gen. 6: 9 Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God. Job 1: 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. Job 1: 8 My servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? (Job 2: 3). Gen.7: 1 And the Lord said unto Noah, come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation. Luke 1: 5 - 6 In the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, there was a priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abia: and he had a wife of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

When my book, God is Black, first came out in 1993, there were protests from around the religious world over the audacity and affront by an African writer for that matter. God is White was acceptable but Black, isn't that shit or worse? Who was the Black turkey challenging the world of White ideas? But the 'God is Black' book was not about God. The few paragraphs about God in the book played on a twist in language. All scientists and historians (Black and White), agree that human ancestors originated in Africa. The Christian Bible says God created man in his image and likeness and if human origin is Black, the Old Man must be Black too. When this logic was used on a Canadian radio programme in 1993, Whites phoned in to say QED. It was a three-hour phone in programme in Toronto. Listeners were asked to phone in to re-act to the title of the book: God is Black, written by Naiwu Osahon. They had not read the book. Most Blacks that phoned in, abused Naiwu, the radio guest, rather than offer any counter argument. This demonstrates the level to which most Blacks have been messed up in the head by foreign religions and ideas.

The Catholic Church in Toronto, however, put on a two hours programme to disparage the radio guest after the phone in programme. The Church thought that the radio guest was a student in Canada, taking advantage of their country's scholarship scheme to study there. They could not match the radio guest, logic for logic, so they said he was an aberration to be avoided like a plague by other Africans. A few years back, the radio guest would have been declared a heretic and roasted at the stake or may be they still do it quietly in Rome these days?

The Christian Church cloaks their lies and abuses in religious garbage and other hegemonistic instruments. To prove that 'God is Black' book is irrelevant about human origins, some Jews, in an unholy alliance with the Roman Catholic Church, and some blockhead French 'Scholars,' led by a certain Dr. Gustave Courbet, produced a monumental fabrication almost rivaling the Bible in bovine crassness. The story was first published in the Sun newspaper of London and culled by many Christian oriented African newspapers in April 1993, less than two months after God is Black book was launched. Of course, the visionless article was targeted at the gullible world, and particularly the unquestioning Africans, who take everything the Bible says as the gospel truth. No serious media house outside Africa published the lie, as far as one could tell at the time, but the highest circulating newspaper in Nigeria at the time, the Daily Times of May 1, 1993, used it under the headline: Adam and Eve's tomb found. Excepts:

“Experts in the field of science and religion are agog over the astonishing find of the skeletal remains of Adam and Eve lying side by side in a shallow tomb-like cave in Israel…archaeologists uncovered the well-preserved bones while digging near Jerusalem…the couple were laid to rest some 300,000 years ago…Identification was made from detailed scrolls found alongside the skeletons. In addition to naming the tomb occupants as Adam and Eve, the scrolls described their lives as farmers and gatherers in the lush Garden of Eden….

“The male skeleton is missing a rib, while the female includes an extra one… appears Adam and Eve died in their early 40s … obvious cause of death…..They must have been placed in the cave by their offspring, who then put together their written history and sealed it up with the deceased. Adam and Eve learned how to tend the bountiful bushes and trees that provided them with more fruits and vegetables than they could possibly eat. The scrolls indicate Adam and Eve were driven from the Garden of Eden by drought. It is unclear whether the fateful drought was brought about by God because the couple disobeyed his orders. But it did doom paradise on Earth and force Adam and Eve and their children to struggle to survive in their cruel New World…..”

The following was Naiwu Osahon's response at the time and it was published in some newspapers and in his book entitled: THE CRADLE: the ultimate cosmology, now turning the world of ideas on its head to enthrone truth: It is not difficult to imagine the fortunes Israel has been making from gullible Christian tourists, particularly from Africa, since the announcement about Adam and Eve's find.. Since the Vatican has not denied their alleged involvement in the disgraceful hoax, it deserves response from serious minded people. Obviously some Jewish dupes, after burying some scrolls and skeletons in a shallow (not even a deep) grave for a while, invited their equally demented European friends to come to Jerusalem to dig for archaeology. The diggers did not need to work too hard before unearthing their hare-brained booty of scrolls and skeletons, which they promptly sold to their Pope and their already carefully nurtured naïve world, as dating back 300,000 years.

Adam lost a rib to the bargain and Eve had an extra one they said, not bothering to explain how modern Eves lost the extra ribs gained from the men. The Bible says Adam and Eve had two children, Cain and Abel, and the maudlin team of European grave diggers (for instant fame and fortune regardless how), implied that Adam and Eve had a University where Adam was the Vice Chancellor, Eve the professor, and the two children the only students, since no other human was on earth at the time of White Adam and Eve. The family manufactured scroll materials in their factory obviously, and the children learnt to write on the scrolls to preserve the history of their parents. I wonder what ancient European language was used to write the scrolls 300,000 years ago, English, German or Italian, none of which existed at the time?

Then Cain killed Abel and drifted out of the Garden of Eden's vicinity in search of a wife that the Bible at first claimed did not exist. He did not have a car because for some strange reasons, he had not produced one at the time, but he did not have to walk for long either, because just down the road paved in gold, as if by magic, materialized his wife from another clan. Yes, another clan, according to the Bible's warped logic, because Adam, who died at the age of 40 or so, (the Bible says he lived for 940 years, which obviously must have been as a brainless Chimpanzee, since it happened 300,000 years ago, 200,000 years before Homo sapiens man emerged on earth), had obviously treacherously produced other clans when he was a teenager before he, at the ripe old age of 15 years, married Eve.

Eve was actually a few minutes old when Adam married her, and by the age of twelve months, she had given birth to Cain. There was no other human life before Adam and definitely no female before Eve manifested from Adam's ribs, but Adam still managed to leave clans all over the place mating with gorillas and chimpanzees, no doubt. The Bible's fathers did not want Cain to follow in his father's footsteps of mating with monkeys. Cain could not be trusted also to produce the human race by himself or through masturbation so they conjured up a phantom wife.

We do not know who this hapless woman was, how many children she had for her husband and what happened to her and the children. What is clear is that Cain could not be bothered to educate his own off-springs, thereby allowing his parent's university to lie dormant for nearly 300,000 years, when a form of writing was first introduced 40,000 years ago, and formal education invented in the Nile Valley, some seven thousand years ago by Africans.

Of course, we should ignore Gustave Courbet and his religious collaborators, after all, the Pope just recently signed a protocol of understanding to exchange Ambassadors with Israel and sweep under the carpet, after two thousand years of mutual hostility, the Vatican's lie that the Jews killed Jesus Christ. But that is how we ignored for two thousand years, their insane distortions of the history of humankind. The Bible assumes that humans are fools, (we are not the sons of God like Jesus is anyway), so Gustave Courbet was only capitalizing on this to add a modern testament to the Bible for his ethnic group.

It is like the story of the supposed blood stained shroud of Jesus Christ, which the Vatican kept under lock and key for years until public pressure forced the Pope to allow sane experts examine the shroud in modern times. The shroud was found to be a fake. It did not belong to the period claimed for it by the Vatican. In fact, like the new Adam and Eve scrolls, it was less than 300,000 minutes old.

In response to the above statement and other profound revelations in the book: The Cradle, the ultimate cosmology, written by Naiwu Osahon, and mentioned earlier in this book, the Vatican mounted an exhibition of the Shroud of Turin at the Cathedral of Turin for two months from April 18, 1998. The fakeness of the Shroud of Turin is palpable from its distortions of the Africanness of Horus (the original African Son of God myth), who was given European nose, hair, and other strange features, and called Jesus. Historically, Horus or Heru was the mythical African Jesus in the early Church.

Auset was the Virgin mother and Horus, the Virgin son, until the Nicaea Council removed the African leadership image of the early Christian religion in 325 CE. Even then, Horus continued to be depicted symbolically as the only son of God until 500 years ago. It was the European artist, Michelangelo, who used family and friends as models to paint his image of Jesus in the Gisen Temple in 1509 CE. He was commissioned to do the painting by Pope Julius II, and he became famous with his blue-eyed, blonde man, flowing hair and bearded image of Jesus. The image was replicated by European Christian organizations all over the world. The box office musical hit, Jesus Christ Superstar, continued the Europeanization of Christian images by featuring not only a White Jesus but tendentiously a Black Judas Iscariot, the supposed betrayer of Jesus.

Until the 15th century CE, the Madonna and child were also depicted as Africans or symbolically, as can still be observed in the mosaics in the baptistery of Florence. Earliest set of paintings and carvings still dotting several European and Latin American Cathedrals, portrayed Madonna and her child as Auset and Heru. The Grande Heures de Rohan, painted about 1415 CE, depicted for the first time, White Mary, White Joseph, and White baby Jesus, fleeing home to (Black) Egypt, thus opening the flood gate to the depiction of Madonna and child as White. Van Eyck, in 1435 CE, consolidated this with his painting of the White Madonna of the Chancellor Rolin, now in the Louvre in Paris. In 1450 CE, Fouquet (c.1416–1480) in France, painted the king's current mistress, Agnes Sorel as Mary, with one breast exposed. The image that now dominates Christendom was painted in 1465 CE by Filippo Lippi. He used his mistress as model to depict Mary as a beautiful White girl holding a White baby in her arm.

NAIWU OSAHON Hon. Khu Mkuu (Leader) World Pan-African Movement); Ameer Spiritual (Spiritual Prince) of the African race; MSc. (Salford); Dip.M.S; G.I.P.M; Dip.I.A (Liv.); D. Inst. M; G. Inst. M; G.I.W.M; A.M.N.I.M. Poet, Author of the magnum opus: 'The end of knowledge'. One of the world's leading authors of children's books; Awarded; key to the city of Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Honourary Councilmanship, Memphis City Council; Honourary Citizenship, County of Shelby; Honourary Commissionership, County of Shelby, Tennessee; and a silver shield trophy by Morehouse College, USA, for activities to unite and uplift the African race.

Naiwu Osahon renowned author, philosopher of science, mystique, leader of the world Pan-African Movement.

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