Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Monday, 25 June 2012

The Power of Bleach.

I am fascinated by the concept of the Zombi.
For people living in the armpit of Africa
a zombi was a dead person revived for manipulation
by a sorcerer, a person whose spirit had departed
but who was not properly dead.  To most Africans
white people were zombies, manipulated by
Queen Victoria or King Leopold or the Great White
Bearded God in the sky and His Black Book of the Dead.
And today, when zombies rule the world right down to
the holder of the fifth-hand cell-phone
in the tiniest African house-cluster,
power resides in lifeless-deathless moneyed whiteness.

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