We, The Sons And Daughters Of AFRICAs Great Sperms And Ovum, Let Us This Day Of 6086 N.Y. / 1986 C.E. Speak As One Voice Academically

(A paper for, or an address to, the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilization)

By Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan

360°, H.P., O.E.E.A./4|90

Elder of A.S.C.A.C.


We come before you in PEACE, and thus avow TRUTH in the presence of our Elders as they grant us permission to begin this presentation as an OFFERING before our fellow Africans. This we do, as we humble ourselves to become within the entire UNIT of the common WOMB, or HEAVEN, called MOTHER ALKEBU-LAN / "AFRICA"—which binds us all. Thus this NEOPHYTE, a "SON OF LIGHT," YOSEF—speaks in and through our WISDOM of the Sages.

Coming before you free of anyone's RELIGIOUS COMMITMENT, open to anyone's SPIRITUAL AFFIRMATION, accepting the premise of an EVER-PRESENT AFRICAN SPIRITUAL FORCE or FORCES; but at the same instance refusing to have IT or THEM imposed upon this institution of EXOTERICAL and ESOTERICAL INVESTIGATION. As such, I beseech the YOU in ME that comprise the ONENESS the Law of Opposites demands of us all to strongly guide my delivery this day.

By virtue of my COMMITMENT made both in WRITING and ORALLY, I must decline any other SPIRITUAL CLEAVAGE not already demonstrated by our forefathers on the walls, columns and ceilings in the SACRED and MOST HOLY tombs, temples and pyramids, along with those on obelisks, stelae and papyri, etc.; as it is within this TRADITION that my tried, proven and duly sworn BRETHREN, we have been charged with not exacting for change say aspect of the SACRED and MOST HOLY TEACHINGS of the Priests and Scribes as acquiesced in the AUTHORITY of the Chief Priest of the orient.

The SACRED and MOST HOLY TEXTS to which I affirm prohibits tampering; as the ORDER OF EGYPTIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM [O.E.E.S.], otherwise misnomered "EGYPTIAN MYSTERIES SYSTEM," makes mandatory obligation cause for the release of the KHAT. Remembering brother George G.M. James' variance on this point, I find it quite appropriate to quote that "A LOOSE TONGUE IS NOT HALF AS BAD AS A DELIBERATELY PERVERTED PEN IN THE HANDS OF AN OVER-AMBITIOUS SCRIBE WHO ALTERS A SACRED AND MOST HOLY PAPYRUS." Let us, then, remember that "caution" is the watch word for our constant behavior.

Yet it is within this vain WE, YOU THAT WHICH IS OF THE LAW OF OPPOSITES—and ME—release OUR CONSCIOUS STATE OF EQUILIBRIUM to accomplish the necessary MASONIFIED CALCULATION our sages taught us.

The heart of the dead man, bearing a record of all his past deeds, is weighed on scales against his heart. Ani, the deceased, confesses before each of the forty-two assessor gods, (one for each nome of Egypt, some of whom are shown at the top or the papyrus). If he has told the truth Thoth writes that he is "true of voice" and he can go through to the kingdom of Osiris, enthroned under the canopy with Isis and Nephthys behind him. If he fails, he is devoured and cannot survive the afterlife.
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