“Moana” and the Disney feminist agenda

 

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From the Melanin Man:

 

I have to admit it, I was a big sucker for Disney movies as a young child.

I bought into the happily ever after bullshit just like the majority of kids who are brainwashed by the machinations of Disney films. Unfortunately, there is no happily ever after in real life unless you decide to make it happen and put in the hard work. And even then, more likely than not, it’s not totally that way at the end of the day.

The more I have learned the last couple of years, especially about the “Disney propaganda”, the more madness I find myself wanting to censor my daughters from.

Which leads me to the movie Moana that I recently watched on Netflix. The last animated movie that I posted about, the infamous Trolls post, has surprisingly to me received a ton of feedback than I expected to receive. Of course the feedback is mostly negative, but people have their opinions, and so do I.

Such is life. To this day, I stand by my opinion of that movie 1000% and wholeheartedly believe that the movie is STILL not suitable for children.

But anyways, I’m not going that deep with Moana as I did with Trolls so keep your pitchforks in the closet for all who happen to come across this post. I’m not going to give a synopsis of the movie as I assume you have watched the movie by now. If not, check it out on Netflix or other subscribers who have it available. Or you can just read the Wikipedia synopsis (haha!)

Check this article out as well: How the Story of “Moana” and Maui Holds Up Against Cultural Truths

So here’s my take…

On the low,  this is a tale of the aboriginal beginnings of the world, by aboriginal people who were obviously Melanin-Dominant.

**Quick fact** The original natives and settlers of islands in the Pacific, from the Melanesia to the Polynesia,  resembled Black Africans of today. Obviously, it wasn’t in Disney’s best interest to tell that part of the story.

For a time it seemed that these aborigines respected the natural order of the Earth and the delicate balance of life, innately civilized.  Then the male wind and sea demigod Maui, (who can be perceived as a metaphor for current godlike status of the white, Caucasian male) steals the heart (or the natural resources of the Earth ) of Te Fiti (or Mother Earth)  to gift to humanity. To me, Maui represents the nature of the white male (not all but generally speaking) to steal and conquer, taking his artificial role to supply the world’s peoples its needs.

(Keep this thought in mind…)

The heroine lead Moana is tasked with restoring Mother Earth back to its natural, pure state. In my opinion, her success in achieving her task is mainly due to the position that women (specifically  Black Melanin-Dominant women) are the greatest HUE-man representation of Mother Earth.

In essence, Mother Earth will only return to its natural state once the Black Melanin-Dominant woman as a whole returns to their natural state as the preeminent woman!!

That sounds like a happy-ever-after story to me. But here’s where Disney screws it up.

99% of the viewers, which are mostly children, are not privy to the real story minus the animation and familiar plotline. Nor are they familiar with the faux man versus woman nonsense perpetuated in today’s society. Throughout the film, Moana battled with mainly male figures in her quest to return the heart of Te Fiti, from defying the orders of her chief father to sail beyond the reef to persuading a reluctant Maui to assist her. It seems that Disney is unwittingly portraying all men as a whole, and not specifically the white, Caucasian male  to be the enemy to all women and their goals (i.e. equality.)

Why would they anyway, since Disney is ran majorly by white males!!! Duhhhh!!!

The portrayal seems to mirror the popular point of view of feminism, which honestly is toxic to the natural man-woman dynamic where men and women work together and are  not in competition. And I’m just not saying this because I’m a male and I have a secret hate for women. I was born from a woman and raised by a whole heap of ’em. The love for women, particularly my Black women, I have is forever unconditional.  Plus, there are plenty of women who seem to share my sentiment that popular feminism largely benefits those females of the Caucasian flavor, using women of color when it suits them best.

Look, Disney has a documented history of promoting the perceived greatness of whiteness for over EIGHTY YEARS!! Hell, they have a website dedicated to Disney Princesses, from Snow White to Ariel and Belle, baby!! So it’s not that far-fetched to think that it’s in the Disney board’s best interest to promote feminism.

“It’s just children’s entertainment, idiot. Get over yourself and your little male ego!”

Hey, I got two daughters, who are Black Melanin-Dominant, to raise and look after. Due to my ignorance and naivete of this world prior to their birth, they’ve gotten hooked to this stuff. And due to their innocence, they can’t see the shenanigans.

That’s where daddy comes in to save their brains from the madness. And I’m no longer  ignorant of it! If you think this daddy is “crazy” and “out of his mind,” so be it.

Their my seed to protect!

Their my responsibility!

I’m just doing the best I know how.

 

Stay woke, fam! (haha!)

 

Peace and Love to my melanated family,

The Melanin Man

 

Decoding “Trolls” (THIS MOVIE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN!!)

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From the Melanated Man:

I’m surprised that I even entertained the thought of writing a post about a “childrens” movie. This was not on my to-post list.

The wife and I took my three and two-year old daughters to see Trolls  a couple of weeks back. I didn’t want to go honestly, I didn’t want to subject my kids to such buffoonery at a young age. But hey what the heck!

“Hey, it’s just a children’s movie. It shouldn’t be that bad, right?”

Wrong.

Too many subliminal and hidden messages. For a CHILDRENS CARTOON MOVIE!!!

Our youth, the melanated ones, do not have a chance, people! They’re hitting them very early. I should have known better, though.

Anything that is placed on a screen is meant to manipulate and influence thought and behavior. I repeat…

ANYTHING THAT IS PLACED ON A SCREEN IS MEANT TO MANIPULATE AND INFLUENCE THOUGHT AND BEHAVIOR!!

Even if it’s a cartoon, for children.

But anyway, I’m sitting in the theater shaking my head, laughing at the foolishness they are feeding my children through this bullshit they call entertainment.

Here’s the synopsis:

The Bergens are a group of people who are miserable practically all of their lives. They are  ugly, grayish-looking creatures with pointed ears and long noses, moles all over their bodies. They live in a modern-day slum-like metropolis. The only day that they are happy is when they can eat a Troll, the day of Trollstice. Initially the Trolls were trapped/guarded in their their home tree, the only tree in the Bergen city, by the Bergens. The Trolls are a “colorful” bunch,. They are naturally happy and lively creatures who love to sing and dance, sporting exotic-like hair and “wide ” noses. The Trolls manage to escape from the Bergens and build their own civilization (Troll Village) in the untampered forest away from the Bergens city and live peacefully amongst themselves for a good number of years. The Bergens thereby have absolutely nothing to look forward to during that time period.  That is until the Bergens are able to find Troll Village and kidnap a good number of the Trolls and take them back to their city to recommence Trollstice. So Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendricks) and Branch (voiced by Justin Timberlake) must go rescue their comrades from the Bergens.

And so and so on.

 

Now…

I’m assuming that most of my subscribers do not have kids . If you do, I’m safe in thinking that you really wouldn’t care to see the movie anyway, so no spoiler alert will be issued.

I will be brief with this so no worries. It’s pretty straightforward.

 

(My thoughts and opinions are captured in bold.)

 

Just based off of the synopsis, it’s not too difficult to determine who is who when placed in real world context. The Bergens have a direct parallel to the Europeans, Caucasians, the Melanin-Recessive individuals of this world. The Trolls have strong traits to Africans, Blacks, Aboriginals, The Melanin-Dominant, besides the fact that they are short. The Bergens have had to eat, like vampires who suck the life out of their hue-man counterparts, the life force of the Trolls to have any semblance of satisfaction during their existence. Due to their melanin-recessive position, Europeans cannot spiritually connect to the life force of the Earth and the Sun.Thus they have feed off the energy of the Melanin-Dominant through our emotions, our participation within their sick system, theft and rape, and in some cases, through straight up eating us. Practically everything that the European has attained in this day and age has been through illegal appropriation. When the Trolls are able to escape from the Bergens, they head into the forest, into nature, away from the dirty, filthy,infested metropolis inhabited by the Bergens. They are able to reconnect with nature, able to live in peace amongst themselves away from the Bergens. The Melanin-Dominant should heed to this example if they wish break away from the Matrix and attain true liberation, physical and spiritual. 

Years after the escape, the Trolls  live prosperous in Troll Village. Poppy, daughter of King Peppy, is the future queen-to-be of Troll Village. She is oblivious of the fact that Bergens could find Troll Village. Throughout history, long before to the reign of ancient BLACK Egypt, the Melanin-Dominant have underestimated the machinations of their Melanin-Recessive enemies.   Poppy frequently throws parties that are flamboyant and loud enough to attract the attention of the Bergen Chef (voiced by Christine Baranski), who was cast out of the Bergens city after the Trolls escape.The Chef kidnapped most of Poppy’s best friends, including her love interest Creek, taking them back to Bergens city to regain favor with the king and Bergen faithful.  Prior to the attack, Branch was always on alert of an Bergens attack due to a tragic childhood experience where his Grandma as kidnapped and eaten by a Bergen. Branch reminds me of the militant, the conscious Melanin-Dominant individual who are always on alert of  their unnatural enemies (the Melanin-Recessive).

In the attempt to rescue Poppy’s friends, Poppy and Branch are discovered by maid to King Gristle Jr. (voiced by Christopher Mintz-Plasse)  Bridget (voiced by Zooey Deschanel), who is not as cold and cruel as the other Bergens and secretly has romantic feelings for the king. Poppy, Branch and Poppy’s crew help the maid disguise as a voluptuous Bergen vixen to capture the king’s attention during one of the king’s random outings, with new wardrobe and by using their own exotic-hair as a colorful rainbow wig. Besides the obvious shout out to LGBT community (there were many other sexual innuendos in this “childrens” movie), Europeans have since seemingly time immoral have tried to imitate the body and hair complexions of the Melanin-Dominant due to possibly their own insecurities of what they lack naturally. They have appropriated that complexion themselves and have shamed the Melanin-Dominant who have taken pride in what they have naturally. 

Later in the movie, the Trolls are betrayed by one of their own Creek (voiced by Russell Brand), captured in the initial attack, who makes a deal with the Bergens to spare his own life if he gives up the remaining Trolls in the Troll Village. Sounds familiar? We have a term, well a couple of terms, that describe Melanin-Dominant individuals who sell their people down the river to be Massa’s kiss-ass (that’s one!): Sambo, coon, knee-grow, etc. Too many resistances have been sabotaged in the past by those who seek to befriend their enemy. Once the all of the Trolls are captured with the Bergens looking to prepare them for a special treat, the Trolls spiritually succumb to defeat and began to lose their “colors.” When the Melanin-Dominant choose to ignore their natural gift of melanin and yield to the conquerors (their colonizers), they lose that gift, the connection to the universe. Luckily, Bridget is able to save the Trolls before they were sent to the oven to be cooked. This reeks of WSIC: White Savior Industrial Complex! The Melanin-Dominant are not able to free themselves without help from Europeans?!

Moving on…

Eventually at the end of the film, before Bridget can turn herself in for treason, the Trolls decide to back her and convince the king and his people to spare her and their own lives. They helped Bridget reveal to the king her true identity. Bridget claimed that the Trolls showed her that the Bergens could indeed attain happiness like the Trolls if they only believed themselves. The king and the Bergens are persuaded of this new reality and welcome the Trolls back in their city to the tree they once occupied. The Chef and the traitorous Troll Creek are kicked out of the city and Poppy is officially made queen of the Trolls. Poppy and Branch began a budding romance and of course, happily ever after.

So…

The message to our very impressionable youth is to  make peace with your enemies, who…

naturally don’t have what you have, the gift of melanin

who…

honestly, you don’t need anything from because of that gift of melanin

WHO…

over thousands and thousands of years have established their TRUE NATURE to you…

 

…to FREAKING INTEGRATE????

To make peace and INTEGRATE?

Wow.

The Trolls left their beautiful city amongst the beautiful wildlife and Mother Earth, to their old tree that is most likely suffocated by the filth and smog produced by the Bergen city.

Just to integrate with the Bergens. Smh.

The Melanin-Dominant have integrated into a system and society (Western society) that is not conducive to their biology nor their spirituality. But the majority of them are cognizant of that fact. I guess, like the Trolls, we must show Europeans, the Melanin-Recessive, how to be civil and be civilized creatures. Hey, we have created practically EVERYTHING that they claim they’ve “discovered” or “invented” in more ways than one. 

Screw that!

Anyway, that’s what they are teaching our youth behind the scenes of these cartoon concoctions.

These “CHILDRENS” movies.

Unfortunately our children can’t see this at a very young age, and they are very persuadable by this nonsense. We have to protect them. It is our responsibility to decalicify our pineal eye, that THIRD EYE, so that we can.

If we don’t, our children, our seed, our FUTURE doesn’t stand a chance.

 

Peace and Love to my melanated family,

The Melanated Man

 

 

 

My thoughts on “Arrival”, the concept of Time, and its effects on our minds

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From the Melanated Man:

I wasn’t intending on writing a post on this movie, partly because I wasn’t intending on going to watch this movie either. Honestly I did not know anything about this movie; my wife told me about it and wanted to go see it. She figured that I would want to go watch it as well, stating the rave reviews it had received, describing it as a cerebral film.

Well, at first glance the old me wouldn’t dare spend $8.50  (that is the matinee price, because I refuse to spend double to see the same movie in prime time!) to go watch an alien invasion movie seemingly without any real action whatsoever.

What’s the point?

But obviously the old me is dead and buried six feet underground. The new me was partially excited and skeptical since I hadn’t heard anything about the movie, and it wasn’t a movie on my personal “Must See” list (i.e X-Men Apocalypse, Doctor Strange.)

WELL…

It was good! I learned, well reaffirmed, some knowledge that I had been thinking and contemplating on the last couple of months. Particularly on the concept of time. There were other elements of the movie that I found interesting as well, such as the “aliens” technology,  but none like the interpretation of time that was presented to the audience by the “aliens.”

The connection between the concept of time and man’s culture (mindset) is the main focus of this post.

I suggest everyone go see this movie. It is presented as a thought-provoking film, and it is; for myself it was only confirmation for me on so many levels.

 

**SPOILER ALERT** DO NOT READ PAST THIS POINT IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THE MOVIE, THAT IS, IF YOU WANT TO SEE IT

 

Synopsis: Twelve extraterrestrial aircrafts, known as Shells (which they actually do look like shells), arrive in strategic locations on Earth. The film’s lead is Amy Adams, who portrays Dr. Louise Banks, an renowned linguist. She is called upon by the US Army Colonel Weber (portrayed by Forest Whitaker) to lead a special team at one of the Shell landing sites in Montana, to decipher the alien’s language and figure out their intentions. Also on the team is Ian Donnelly (portrayed by Jeremy Renner) an astrophysicist who is skeptical of Banks’ skills and how they pertain to the task of communicating with the aliens. Throughout the entire movie Louise is haunted by visions of losing her daughter to a rare disease not known to the audience. The alien creatures resemble cephalopods (or squid-like), and are protected by a glass window whenever the team comes into contact with them.

 

My thoughts and opinions are written in bold.

Throughout the entire film, there are references to time. The whole basis of the movie revolves around the concept of time. There was a statement at the beginning of the film by Dr. Banks stating that she feels that “time has no beginning or an end.” She stated to Colonel Weber that through her studies with other cultures on Earth that a society’s language is influenced by their viewpoint of life and the universe. There was another statement such as “time is non-linear,” when it came to decoding the aliens written language. The alien’s language is written in a circular-form, indicating that their understanding of time is in fact cyclical in nature.

If you have a decent relationship with the Good Book, then you should be familiar with this verse:

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.

Revelation 22:13

Minus the obvious contradiction of the Bible, there is alot of truth within it. Each and every one of us are the living manifestation of this verse.

Let me elaborate on that.

The average Internet research scholar should be privy to the fact that the Bible, well the earlier variations of it, was practically written by individuals who were Melanin-Dominant. Those “aliens” in the movie represent those ancient Melanin-Dominant ancestors who knew everything regarding the “concept of time” and of the things to come. Whether we know it or not, our ancestors tried to warn us (i.e. the Melanin-Dominant including Blacks, Africans, Aboriginals, etc.) of the coming storm, or terror that was to come. They knew that time is only a recurrent phenomenon. 

The ancients sensed long ago that there was going to be a shift in power, and thus, the mindset of the people on the planet. It would transfer into a new cycle of living, a very  cycle of living not natural or conducive to Melanin-Dominant peoples. The philosophy changed from one of a collective (African) to an individual (European) philosophy. We are well-versed to the fact that this new cycle has chad major consequences for Melanin-Dominant peoples throughout recent history of the last 6,000 to 10,000 years. The age of -isms has been in full supply, from Capitalism to Imperialism to Fascism to Racism and so on and so on.

Famine, widespread disease, pollution, and war are the byproducts of this now supreme philosophy. It explains how Louise can see her future daughter contracting and dying from a rare disease, and her future husband Dr. Donnelly leaving her in the subsequent aftermath. The society (Western, European culture) that is the preeminent culture of the day has created a scenario such as this. When the African mindset was dominant on the planet, these this sort of situation was virtually non-existent. Any dis-ease could be cured through the African holistic way.

If you understand and overstand a species culture and mentality, it’s not too hard to predict their actions and reactions. Then time, if there is such a thing as time, does not exist.

As we say: “Wash, rinse, repeat.”

 

The dominant culture in today’s society (Western culture) has a finite foundation. Every aspect of Western culture and thought has as a beginning and an end. For instance:

-The way we write and communicate, there is a beginning and end to our sentences that we write, and to conversations we have with one another. 

-The way we work for 30-40 years searching for that light at the end of the tunnel called retirement, it explains how individuals can settle for a subpar occupation for so long.

-Even the way we look at death, we figure that’s the end of our existence, it’s only a stepping stone to the next stage. For example in the movie, the alien named Costello by the humans mentioned that Abbott was “in the death process,” following the attack  by rogue Army soldiers who were against the aliens’ presence on Earth.

(Note: The aliens did not retaliate from that attack, only pulling their ships a few thousand feet away from the surface to protect themselves from further confrontation. They kept calm and patient. Their behavior reflect that of a highly civilized, melanated culture.)

Western civilization has trapped the majority of the inhabitants of this planet with this finite understanding of time. The “primitive” cultures that the West has devoured over thousands of years knew that time (and history) repeats itself.

“What goes around, comes back around.”

Sort of like a REVOLUTION! 

revolution-

  1. a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system.
  2. an instance of revolving.

 

Why do we even call a revolution (the uprising part of that term) a revolution anyway?It puzzles me. Because we complain about the same thing over and over again, have an uproar about, and the same shit repeats itself again in a different form/manner.

We need to do away with words that have a double meaning. We are unwittingly causing confusion within our minds. Remember, language imitates culture, culture imitates mindset.

It’s time that we change our language, our culture, our mindset, back to that of our ancient Melanin-Dominant ancestors, brothers and sistahs.

Maybe we can break this destructive cycle we are currently revolving.

Our liberation depends on it.

 

Peace and Love to my melanated family,

The Melanated Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctor Strange Decoded! (Oh yeaahhh…)

 

 

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From the Melanated Man:

 

YOU…HAVE…TO…GO…SEE..THIS …MOVIE!! I saw it this past weekend and all I have to say is…

Best movie of the year in my opinion! I love this movie!!

 

(Disclaimer: PLEASE…if you have not seen this movie DO NOT CONTINUE reading this post!)

 

My third eye enjoyed every bit of this movie from the beginning to the end (granted I missed the first 15 minutes but I practically know what happened anyway: Dr. Strange loses feeling in his hands from wreck, the villains are introduced yada yada yada!)

It’s interesting that I have been kind of looking into occultism, mysticism, etc. with the last couple of months; this movie hit right home for me! I’m still new to this occult information but I could tell there were many, many occult symbols in the movie that I noticed from my studies. The entire premise of the movie is focused on how the world as a whole is currently turning away from conventional Western thought and philosophy back toward Eastern thought and philosophy.

This  is metaphysics galore!

It briefly discusses chakras,the power of meditation, and alternate dimensions. And with everything that you may have encountered with this blog, the movie also heavily talks about the dark force, or dark matter (melanin). There are so many easter eggs and messages hidden in plain sight in this movie I don’t know where to begin. But I have to start somewhere, and I’ll start by discussing the synopsis.

Note: You have to use today’s movies as a learning tool instead of for entertainment, secretly brainwashing the unawakened individual, especially these “superhero” movies. If you remove the tried-and-untrue plot and theme of good vs. evil, or better yet flip the two, you will began to truly understand what the power-that-be are throwing at you. They have taken  knowledge that they have stolen from our ancient melanated ancestors, capitalized on it, and manipulated it into a lukewarm form to keep you locked into their game, their system, their Matrix. Open you THIRD EYE, the most important eye, to see past their bullshit. 

Also, Everything in bold besides the characters names are my thoughts and opinions.

 

Let’s begin.

 

Synopsis: Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Dr. Stephen Strange, a brilliant neurosurgeon who loses the ability to use his hands from a car accident. After seeking help through conventional Western medicine and experimental procedures, he looks for guidance from  former paralegic who was healed by the name of Jonathan Pangborn (portrayed by Benjamin Bratt). Pangborn leads him to Kamar-Taj, Nepal the secret compound of an ancient mystic aptly named the Ancient One   (portrayed by Tilda Swinton.) Strange is skeptical of her methods when she tells him that she does not heal anyone yet their students heal themselves. But she shows Strange the powers she possess i.e. through astral projection, and Strange is skeptic no more. Though at first The Ancient One shuns Strange for his arrogance, she is convinced by her aide Mordo (portrayed by Chiwetel Ejifor) to take in Strange. From there, Strange begins to train and enhance his abilities as a powerful mystic, impressing his pupils and his teachers the Ancient One and Mordo. As Strange becomes more intune with his new abilities, he crosses paths with Kaelcillius (portrayed by Mads Mikkelsen), one of the Ancient One’s former pupils who has broken off on his own with a couple of followers, seeking to bring to Earth  the powerful Dormammu of the Dark Dimension, where time is non-existent and life is immortal. 

 

 

There is no need to talk about the obvious whitewashing with Tilda Swinton being cast as the Ancient One in a historically Brown-populated Nepal. In a sense, in my opinion, it was a brilliant move. As Strange said in the movie after her death by the hands of Kaelcillius, “she was complicated.” No one knew the exact age of the Ancient One, but it was said that she had lived for many centuries. No one was sure how she was able to live for so long, but is was discovered by Strange that she was stealing energy from the Dark Dimension to live as long as she did. For starters, the Dark Dimension is not really  dark (or evil);  it is only portrayed that way in the movie. It is a subtle reference to dark matter, or better yet melanin. The more you enhance and respect the power and the gift of melanin, the more you attain inner peace. If you were to translate this situation into real life, the Ancient One played by Swinton represent how Europeans, Caucasians, Melanin-Recessive groups have stolen knowledge concerning EVERYTHING from the physical realm to the metaphysical realm from the ancients (the Africans, Aboriginals, Melanin-Dominant groups) to attain dominance over the world over time. Melanin-Recessive groups have ALWAYS depended on Melanin-Dominant groups’ innate natural ability and knowledge to survive, and ultimately to take over.  Kaelcillius knows about the Ancient One drawing energy from the Dark Dimension, which caused him to break off from the Ancient One in the first place.??

If you noticed in the movie there were numerous, numerous books in the compound’s library guarded by Wong (portrayed by Benedict Wong) of knowledge on the mystics arts and the such. Somewhere the powers-that-be have hidden this stolen knowledge from the general population where it is heavily guarded. For my esoteric followers and readers, could be  the Vatican, right? The powers-that-be have given bits and pieces of this knowledge to certain entities (in Dr. Strange’s case, the privileged European/Caucasian)  who have created institutions (i.e yoga shops, certified meditation gurus, etc.) to capitalize on it.  In the movie, it is revealed that the Earth is protected from other dimensional entities by three buildings called Sanctums (definition of sanctum- a sacred place, especially within a temple or church) that are located in London, New York City, and Hong Kong. For those of my esoteric individuals, it has been known that power and control of the planet has been divided amongst three cities on Earth: London, Washington D.C., and the Vatican City. Two of the cities have been switched, but the symbolism is still valid. London runs all banking industries in the world, Washington D.C. is in charge of all military operations, and Vatican City of course is on top of ALL religious entities and institutions that exist (rather it be Islam, Christianity, or Hinduism.) Instead of the protecting the people from  extraterrestrial or alternate dimensional forces, these real-life “sanctums” are trapping the overall consciousness of the people, especially my Melanin-Dominant brethren, into mental and spiritual slavery. These “sanctums” are not sacred at all; it is preventing the people from true liberation of body and soul. Dr. Strange is hailed as the “hero” and the protectors of these “sanctums” in the movie. But just like all of these “superhero” movies and shows produced by the Jewish elite of Hollywood (yes, most, if not all, of your major players in the entertainment industry are Jews. Look it up!), Strange’s ultimate goal symbolically is to protect the status quo of the day: white, Western civilization supremacy.

As mentioned earlier, at the beginning of the movie Dr. Strange only seeks to heal himself and his persona is one of arrogance and pride. At first he shunned and disregarded the “unconventional” methods of the Ancient One. Now this is a not so subtle shot by those who are consumed with Western thought and philosophy against the natural healing methods of the body and spirit that have been advocated and preached by our ancient Melanin-Dominant ancestors since time immoral (you have to acquire the book African Holistic Health!) Our continual dependence on Western thought and philosophy, which teaches to look outside of yourself for the answers, constantly has us in state of disarray and discontentment. And although Dr. Strange embraces his “newfound ” philosophy and powers, the movie secretly still seems to drive home the point that Western thought and philosophy still takes precedence over the “unconventional.” When Dr. Strange was  injured fighting one of Kaelcillius’ henchmen protecting the New York sanctum, he returns to the hospital that he practiced in New York City for medical assistance from his nurse girlfriend Christine Palmer (portrayed by Rachel McAdams, the most useless character in the movie) And the ultimate insult was when the Ancient One (the same one that drew so much of her energy from the Dark Dimension) was mortally wounded by Kaelcillius himself and she is rushed back to the same hospital in a attempt to be revived. If these methods that the Ancient One and Dr. Strange practiced were so liberating, why every single time each one was injured did they end up in a hospital? To be saved by conventional Western medical philosophy? Couldn’t they just heal themselves or trust the body to heal itself through natural means? The powers-that-be: “You may dibble and dabble with this natural, mystical nonsense if you like, but eventually at some point you will end up back in our hands.” In short, the medical philosophy of Western civilization will always be the foundation for man, hue-man, mankind, whatever. Smh

Mordo is my favorite character throughout the entire movie. Of course he is the only Black-African main character in the movie. I love that. And at the beginning of the movie he is portrayed as a henpeck who is ignorant to what’s really going on. Although at first he supports the idea of Dr. Strange becoming a pupil of the Ancient One, he increasingly becomes wary of Dr. Strange when he learns time manipulation with the Eye of Agamatto, which holds the Infinity Stone of Time. He warns against using the Eye to break the Laws of Nature; it is implied that he is a avid believer of protecting the Natural Law.And honestly, in this reality, most Black, African, Melanin-Dominant people have no problem doing that.  Mordo also sees a similar thirst for power and knowledge in Strange that he recognized in “evil” Kaelcillius. When he finds out that the Ancient One has been able to live hundreds and hundreds of years by way of energy drawn from the Dark Dimension, the same Dark Dimension Kaelcillius had seek to unleash on Earth,  he loses all faith in all he had trusted and believed up to that point.He realizes that there was no  difference between the Ancient One and Kaelcillius. Ultimately, he was manipulated by the Ancient One, just like most Melanin-Dominant people are by these Melanin-Recessive individuals in power who they believe are all-knowing and/or have great influence on their own merit. When Kaelcillius and his minions are defeated by Strange with the Eye of Agamotto through a time loop , Mordo turns away from him, Wong, and the rest of mystical guard. He determines that Dr. Strange, the Ancient One, and Kaelcillius are all one in the same in that essentially they seek dominion and influence one way or another:

Dr. Strange the surgeon is no different from Dr. Strange the mystic. He relishes the idea of having the ability to control life and death and time (see White Savior Industrial Complex.)

The Ancient One has no problem of being a major figure of influence, a keeper of supposed hidden knowledge, which resembles the current state of the world politics (who controls 98% of the world’s resources?)

Kaelcillius seeks to be the one who unleashes the Dark Dimension, the gift of immortality, on the people, which is the White Savior Industrial Complex in reverse.

 

Mordo makes his own path, which should serve as inspiration to my Melanin-Dominant brethren. He can only trust in himself and respect the only laws that truly matter at the end of the day, the Laws of Nature. This is why Mordo resonates so much with me. At the end of the credits. Mordo is shown visiting Pangborn, the paralegic who was healed by the Ancient One. Mordo takes Pangborn’s energy that he attained from his time in Nepal to walk again from him. He says that there are “too many sorcerers in the world”(of course Mordo will be portrayed as the next villain/enemy in the sequel of Dr. Strange.)

sorcerer (n.)-a person who claims or is believed to have magic powers; a wizard.

 

If you apply the “sorcerer” term to certain individuals amongst the general population who have knowledge that can help others but choose not to except for their own gain, then it makes too much sense. Pangborn chose not to learn more about his abilities, instead dipping back into his regular existence as a tradesmen. There is great responsibility in having knowledge that can help others, and you have responsibility to yourself to learn as much as you can about yourself. There is NO honor in sitting on knowledge for your own benefit or refusing to self-learn out of fear. To trick others in thinking that it is OK  is an act of sorcery. That was what Mordo was implying with Pangborn.

 

One last thing…

 

As mentioned previously, Dr. Strange was able to defeat the Dormammu with the Eye of Agamotto through looping time. Every time Dr. Strange came to Dormammu to bargain, Dormammu killed Dr. Strange. Thus Dormammu became a prisoner to Dr. Strange’s manipulation of time. Some of you, like myself, may shun the concept of time. What is true today will be true tomorrow. There is nothing new under the sun, according to the Good Book. So in essence, time does not exist. If the Dark Dimension represents real truth and knowledge, time, or the concept of time, will not change that. The enemy to the truth (Dr. Strange?) will always be the same as it was yesterday, today, and the next. So why did Dormammu bargain with Dr. Strange? He was the truth, and Dr. Strange was no match for him whatsoever. What did Dr. Strange have that Dormammu didn’t? The concept of time, which is the biggest concoction ever created by the elite. It has the majority of people, specifically Melanin-Dominant people, living in the moment, which works right in the hands of the powers-that-be. No matter how long you may have to fight off your enemies, you should never submit to their will. Especially when you have truth on your side. That scene alone will reinforce the lie to the masses that time is your enemy, that this life and reality is the only one that matters. That’s how I see it.

 

 

 

So there you have it. That’s my two cents on the movie. If you have any other thoughts on the movie feel free to write them in the comment section. If you love or hate the hell out of this post please feel free to write in the comment section. I’m open to all your opinions. Thanks for indulging me on this post by reading it; it took me over FOUR hours to write this post. I’m certainly dedicated to uplifting my people and imparting some knowledge that I may have to others.

 

Peace and Love to my melanated family,

The Melanated Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Esoteric Review: Netflix “Luke Cage”

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From the Melanated Man:

 

I wasn’t going to watch this show. Really, I wasn’t. I’m not a series kind of guy and I don’t watch that much TV at all for obvious reasons. My wife turned it on while we were spending a kid-free weekend.

Then I got hooked.

The Luke Cage series came out on September 30th. I finished the entire series on Oct 4th!! Talk about a series binge! I never did anything like that, but it was well worth it. I kept my THIRD EYE open and thankfully I caught some information that isn’t particularly new to me or to some of you reading this, but it was really interesting to see portrayed on tel-lies-vision in a non-threatening way, at least from my perspective.

The show  has a major Blaxploitation feel to it, and is almost reminiscent of Shaft. What’s funny is that Shaft is well before my time and I never actually watched that movie ( I did watch the remake with Samuel L.Jackson), but I have watched enough Blaxploitation movies like Foxy Brown to be familiar with the elements.

So let’s get to it. I’m going to hit some of the highlights that caught my attention and going into detail on them.

 

Articles that are good to read on Luke Cage:

Netflix’s Luke Cage is a Great Show Marred by Terrible Third Act

Luke Cage takes on the ultimate villain: America’s toxic black male stereotypes

Seven Things We Loved about Luke Cage and Two We Didn’t

 

Spoiler alert: Some scenes and storylines may get mentioned so avoid reading any further if you haven’t seen the show yet.

 

If you’re not familiar with Carl Lucas aka Luke Cage (portrayed by Mike Colter), he is one of Marvel Comic’s first black superheroes created in the late 60s/early 70s time period. In the comics, he originally hails from Harlem, but in the show he is only a transplant, an escapee from Seagate Prison off the coast of Georgia. That is where he attained his abilities by way of a failed experiment to save his life from an attempted murder while imprisoned. He has bulletproof skin and enhanced strength by way of the experiment, which sort of describes the durability of melanin with the skin and is vital to muscle health.Luke is also very proficient in hand-to-hand combat from his past in the Marines, according to the show.

He attempts to lay low in Harlem, working for Pop, a local barber who is hip to Luke’s abilities but keeps his secret. Luke is initially reluctant to use his abilities to help those in need as to not draw any attention to himself. Even though Luke is only fighting common criminals throughout the show, he operates outside of the system, and thus becomes labeled as a vigilante. Whenever there are  Black-Melanated men or women decide rise against injustice outside the boundaries of the system, they become labeled as militant,  or “communists.” When Pop is killed by one of Cottonmouth’s henchman, only then Luke decides he must  stand up for his adopted community.

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Cornell Stokes aka Cottonmouth (portrayed by Mahershala Ali) is Harlem’s kingpin and owner of the club Harlem Paradise for the first 6 episodes, and my favorite character. He is one of the most complex characters on the show, conflicted with his role as kingpin and illegal arms dealer. Through flashbacks to his youth, Cottonmouth can be seen practicing on his music of a keyboard inspiring to become a famous musician one day. But he is pushed to run the family mob business by Mama Mabel Stokes (played by LaTanya Richardson) who started the illegal enterprise back in the day. Cottonmouth has to perform certain “initiation” duties to show his loyalty. Cottonmouth is not the ruthless, cold-blooded gangster that we may be familiar with. He respects the so-called code of ethics of the streets and only believes in violence when only necessary, the “eye for an eye” kind of attitude i.e. his disdain when he finds out Pop was killed without his approval. Because of  his relationship with Pop in his younger days, he pays his respect at the memorial which showed to me that Cottonmouth did have a heart.

They say we are defined by our actions, but I can safely say that with Cottonmouth I believe he made decisions that were necessary for his own survival. He made the decision to succumb to the street life, ultimately contradicting who he truly was and could become as a talented Black man. Unfortunately instead of overcoming his destructive upbringing, he became a product of it. Many people, specifically Black-Melanated people, have to make decisions just to survive not only their own environment that they were raised in, but the oppressive white-dominated system that they must face on a daily basis that is ultimately constructed to elevate one group of people’s potential and suppress the others’. From my perspective Cottonmouth is not a villain in the traditional sense even though he is defined as a criminal by the “law.”  In some ways he can be viewed as a leader, a man who does whatever it takes to not only survive, but to protect his community and people, even if he has to break the rules. Which is brings us to…

 

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Mariah Dillard aka Black Mariah (portrayed by Alfre Woodard) is the cousin of Cottonmouth and crooked councilwoman of the Harlem district. Through the first half of the show, Mariah has good intentions to revitalize Harlem into a vibrant community even though her methods (through her ties with Cottonmouth) are against the law. She is a determined woman and refuses to let her goals for a New Harlem Renaissance to be thwarted even when Luke Cage causes havoc with Cottonmouth’s operation. We began to see a changing of the guard when she kills her cousin in a fit of rage and covers it up with the help of Hernan Alvarez aka Shades (portrayed by Theo Rossi), who was originally an advisor for Cottonmouth by way of gunsdealer Willis Stryker aka Diamondback (portrayed by Erik LaRay Harvey.)  I see that Mariah was the one suppressing her true desires of domination and control of Harlem, like a true megalomaniac, through her role as a politician. Shades, who intended to kill Cottonmouth himself, and Diamondback use Mariah to not only gain control of Harlem but to frame Luke Cage for numerous crimes.

 

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Shades is one of the few non-Black characters in the show. Since he started advising Cottonmouth, the Stokes family empire started to crumble. Later I realized that Shades had ulterior motives the entire time, setting his sights on taking control with Mariah by his side. The casting move may or may not have been intentional (and I may be reaching a bit) but it seems that throughout  thousands of years of history every time Blacks invite non-Blacks into their society/business nothing good comes of the relationship, an thus, the Blacks began lose power and ultimately sink to the bottom of the Totem pole. At the same time Shades has manipulated Mariah enough to gain her trust as if he were family. Another Black-Melanated woman succumbing to another non-Black man’s machinations like usual.

Diamondback, who was lurking behind the scenes the first half of the show, shows up after Cottonmouth is dead seeking to take Luke Cage with a deadly obsession. Later it becomes known that Diamondback is Luke’s evil half-brother through their father and  framed Luke for the crimes that originally sent him to Seagate. He felt neglected by their father thinking he  favored Luke since Diamondback was the product of a extramarital affair.  He is the one that has produced the gun and bullets that can actually penetrate Luke’s skin and in the season finale he wears a suit that can not only protect him from Luke’s punches but he can dish out his own pain on Luke as well.  Looks like weaponry imitating melanin to me. Also, Luke Cage was basically used as a guinea pig in testing whether the weapons would work on him. Blacks throughout history have been used as  guinea pigs in all types of warfare.

 

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Misty Knight (portrayed by Simone Missick) is the sexy NYPD detective and reluctant sidekick of Luke Cage who was raised in Harlem and deeply cares for her community. She does her best to abide by the law, the system, to bring about justice. Like Mariah, who was heavily  influenced by Mama Mabel, she demonstrates a strength and determination to achieve her  goals despite the odds; from my own experience that seems to be  a common trait amongst  Black-melanated  women regardless of their makeup. Claire Temple (portrayed by Rosario Dawson) is a nurse who helps Luke when he is successfully injured by Diamondback, and develops a budding relationship with Luke towards the end of the season. I find it intriguing that Luke had a brief fling with Misty at the beginning of the season then turns around and develops feelings with Claire later on. What’s even more intriguing is the fact Misty and Claire, during a hostage situation in one of the later episodes, discuss their “interactions” with Luke without either one getting offended. Luke didn’t “belong” to neither one of them and vice versa, but he did have a intimate connection with them nevertheless. There was a time long ago when Black-melanated woman and men, indigenous cultures, were not possessive of each other when it came to intimacy and romance. In short, polygamous relationships were normal, prior to the introduction of religion and European mindframe of one man, one woman doctrine. Is it possible that can become acceptable again?

 

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You may have noticed that I didn’t talk about Luke Cage himself. No offense to Colter, who did a brilliant job in portraying Cage, but there was not much complexity in the character. And that was by design.

In my opinion, Luke Cage is your typical superhero with the typical backstory, tasked with protecting the status quo only in blackface. He may have been a vigilante about it, which most superheroes are, but ultimately he wants to make sure that the “criminals” or law-breakers fall back in line like the rest of the sheep of Harlem.

The only problem the police and politicians have of superheroes is that they go above the law to get the job done. And superheroes can do it more efficient than they can. Nevertheless, the status quo being kept.

The real criminals, the powers-that-be are the policy makers who created the conditions and environment that birthed the Cottonmouths, Mariahs, and Diamondbacks of the world  But that’s not going to be the forefront  in a superhero show. The theme and plot must be kept simplistic for the average viewer, to make you go “Oooooo” and “Wowwww!!”

When watching a superhero flick/show, Try not to watch it through the archaic lens of good versus evil. I don’t adhere to that concept, the good guys versus bad guys, the  law-abiding citizens versus criminals.

At the end of the day they’re one in the same. The only thing that separates the two is timing.

 

Overall, I got plenty of information from the show besides what the creators wanted me to receive. So it wasn’t time wasted, although I probably won’t series binge like that again for lonnngggg time. Thirteen hours worth of episodes is alot to consume in a short period of time.

 

Share your thoughts on the show as well if you’ve binged on it just like I did.

 

 

Peace and Love to my melanated family,

The Melanated Man