After World War I, I made my living in Paris, now as a retoucher at a photographer’s, now as painter of “Chinese antiquities” (made in
This demonstrates that ‘freedom’ from conditioning cannot be ‘forced’ upon an individual or group, but must be carefully planned and provided for through a subtle and tolerant ‘learning curve’. This is achieved through the agency of education, and requires a steady but precise exposure of past conditioning, so that a pristine state of mind can be rediscovered that facilitates multi-dimensional perception, and the ability to see different points of view, and select the most correct mode of behaviour in any given situation.
The only difficulty governments have at the moment is being everywhere at once in their controlling power – but they are working on this!
In the meantime, White apologists for racism will continue to attack Black people wherever Black wisdom threatens to turn the tables upon them. Black Lives Matter because Black people possess the power of historical fortitude, cultural sophistication, and ancient wisdom not only to free themselves, but to free us all from bourgeois oppression.