Mi no understand wa mek it so hard fi Christian see seh man an woman supposen fi have di said same rights. / Mi no andastan wa mek it so aad fi Krischan si se man an uman supuozn fi av di sed siem raits. I don't understand why it's so hard for Christians to accept that men and woman are supposed to have equal rights.
It is precisely this hanging on to irrelevant biblical codes of conduct that makes us so unwillingly to accept the fact that the human rights of all homosexuals in Jamaica ought to be protected under the law. Not only those whose class privilege usually gives them immunity.
The role of Jews in plantation slavery is not documented at all. This silence is troubling especially since so many students visit the Museum of Jamaican Jewish History each year. They end up getting a rather distorted account of Jamaican, not just Jewish, history.
Grounded in the Bible, much of Rastafari symbolism is rooted in Judaism. Though Rastafari themselves reject ‘ism and schism’, their philosophy and livity owe much to the ‘ism’ of the Jews.