Fun and joke aside, is it an overwhelming surprise that unarmed young men were allegedly shot dead by the police without provocation? It happens all the time. Not only in Tivoli. Just think of the murder of black men by the police in the US. It’s truly an overwhelming disappointment that the lives of black men seem to have so little value.
Two man a live eena one bus shed eena New Kingston. Downtown crosses gone uptown! Tuu man a liv iina wan bos shed iina New Kingston. Dountoun kraasiz gaahn optoun! Two men are living in a bus shed in New Kingston. Downtown troubles have gone uptown!
So a di myal spirit deh pon St Thomas mek plenty a wi tink seh di parish backward. An wi naa see seh St Thomas a one pretty-pretty parish. So a di maiyal spirit de pan St Thomas mek plenti a wi tingk se di parish bakwod. An wi naa si se St Thomas a wan priti-priti parish. So it's the myal spirit that's on St Thomas that makes a lot of us think that the parish is backward. And we're not seeing that St Thomas is a beautiful parish.
I think we should establish gut guidelines for politicians. Beyond a certain size, they would just lose the work.
The Jamaican elite could not tolerate a powerful leader with the huge following that Bedward attracted. His religious movement could easily have been transformed into a political force. He had to be stopped. So he was declared a lunatic.
It seems as if ordination requires a higher level of sanctity than mere commissioning. And women are, apparently, unable to achieve this level of holiness. Men are genetically disposed to piety, it would seem. But the evidence is disputable.