…Again more Nietzsche.
Christianity was an ideology (a group mindset) that made unwavering belief in God, kindness, and non-resistance a virtue.
This was so powerful a combo that Christians we rumored to sit still as lions tore them apart.
This ideology was such a jarring opposite to the Roman mindset of violence rules all that it actually gained a lot of traction among the outcast classes of Middle Eastern immigrants living in Roman societies.
Over the course of three hundreds years it became the accepted ideology of the whole state, an amazing turn of events considering it was pioneered by the “lower” classes.
We see this pattern happen a lot throughout history, and in every culture we see artists setting future cultural trends while being outcasts for most of their lives.
This talk explores how Hip Hop is the most powerful example of the outcast culture of black slaves have – through immense creativity and persistence – taken control of the white “master” class.
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