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by Jonas
Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Haiti sans le vodou
Replies: 11
Views: 7204

Vodou pa yon relijyon, tankou Hindouism pa yon relijyon, paske yo gen anpil similarite, byen ke yo sòti nan tradisyon ki diferan. E pi ou di ke ou pa wè benefis ki genyen nan pratik Vodou. Yon sistèm kwayans ki soutni de santèn milyon moun nan Amerik lan, mwen pa ta kwè yon moun ta oze di ke pa gen ...
by Jonas
Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:03 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Haiti sans le vodou
Replies: 11
Views: 7204

Mwen te kwè nou te depase stad sou sit sa a; pou nou di ke Vodou pa relijyon. Li pa relijyon? Sa li ye? Alòs se mwayenoryan ki te gen eksklivizite pou yo kreye relijyon? Moun nan mwayenoryan yo te pi entelijan, ke rès moun sou tè an. Si w al fouye zo nan kalalou, ou gen dwa di okontrè. Ki sa Vodou g...
by Jonas
Sun Apr 16, 2006 10:50 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Let's reflect on Confucius' words in the context of Easter
Replies: 1
Views: 2821

Yes indeed, this, among the most important of philosophers, had a language which the lowest of the chinese could comprehend. There was very little abstraction in his pronouncements. This was the reason western religion or any others, had a "devil" of a time having a solid foothold in China: His teac...
by Jonas
Sat Apr 15, 2006 12:56 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: He died
Replies: 11
Views: 6920

"Poukisa kretyen pè mouri" Sa se yon gwo koze, se yon bagay ke TAYI ak GELIN ki kretyen an rezidans sou sit sa a, ta ka ba nou yon ti limyè sou sa. Poukisa Pap lan, lè l ap vwayaje, li akonpaye ak bon doktè e tou yon lopital anbilan? Poukisa de moun kou PAT ROBERTSON ak JERRY FALWELL, lè yo malad, s...
by Jonas
Fri Apr 14, 2006 6:27 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Europe - Christianity - Islam
Replies: 1
Views: 3082

I am confused. Didn't Europe know its darkest period of the last 1500 years, when the Christian Church was all powerful, omnipotent? Progress did start when Europeans started to question the tenets of Christianism, didn't it? And during the European dark ages, the keepers of knowledge (with the Chin...
by Jonas
Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: Kaptenn Koukourouj
Topic: ORIJIN LANNG KREYOL AYITI A ( Twazyèm epi dènye pati)
Replies: 4
Views: 4242

Non Michel, Mwen pa di ke Afriken yo pat gen wòl nan devlopman lang kreyòl lan non? Sa mwen vle di ke wòl afriken yo pat gen menm pwa nan devlòpman lang nan ke franse nan nòdwès la Frans yo. Annou poze kèk kesyon. Kote mwen doute de teyori ke Afriken yo devlope kreyòl lan, paske yo te bezwen yon lan...
by Jonas
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Religions and their myths
Replies: 6
Views: 5110

I too am puzzled by this KAMINSKI attack on Jewish "zionism". Is he one of these new-wave crypto-fascists who utilize pseudo-scholarship to attack their old nemesis: the jews? Scanning the titles on his Web Page, I couldn't help to notice his praise of DAVID IRVING, the notorious HOLOCAUST DENIER pr...
by Jonas
Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:15 am
Forum: Kaptenn Koukourouj
Topic: ORIJIN LANNG KREYOL AYITI A ( Twazyèm epi dènye pati)
Replies: 4
Views: 4242

Wi twa teyori sou orijinn lanng kreyol gen yon ti pa de verite, gen de (2) ladan yo, se yon ti pa de verite. Jan nou pale, jan nou pwononse mo yo, se de franse nòdwès peyi la Frans yo (premye kolon yo), ke nou eritye yo. Jan nou pwononse "r" tankou "w", son "e" difisil pou nou, nou pwononse l "é", e...
by Jonas
Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:08 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Religions and their myths
Replies: 6
Views: 5110

There is one "important" country which has escaped the vagaries of organized religions. It's China. For some reasons, organized religions, from east to west, were never able to establish a solid footing in China, no matter what their name: Boudhism, Islam, Christianity etc. An estimated 40 million p...
by Jonas
Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: Preval In Washington, DC. Part II, Damage Control
Replies: 17
Views: 7755

"There is no ceasefire in politics" You could have specified -haitian politics. And some of us will continue to agitate, in order to overthrow governments they don't like, and we'll continue with this chronic instability. Michel, I know J.E.R, virtually not personnally; I have had exchanges with him...
by Jonas
Sun Apr 09, 2006 7:24 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: Preval In Washington, DC. Part II, Damage Control
Replies: 17
Views: 7755

[quote]JER is one of the members of the Haitian elite intelligentsia and other politicians who believe that they are more qualified than Preval or Aristide to be President of Haiti.[/quote] First of all, what makes a JER think that he is more qualified academically or otherwise than an Aristide or a...
by Jonas
Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: Preval In Washington, DC. Part II, Damage Control
Replies: 17
Views: 7755

Erich René started against Préval already?

Whatever happened to the proverbial "grace period"?

Mark my words, six months from now JER is going to call for the overthrow of Préval.

Thank "God" he is like the flea in the famous La Fontaine fable "La Mouche de la Coche"...
by Jonas
Wed Mar 29, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Fresh finds of skulls--probably just Vodou???
Replies: 11
Views: 7304

Apharion, There has been a recrudescence of the slamming of Vaudou, particularly after Aristide had recognized this religion as one of the official religions of Haiti. All I am saying is, one has to be careful not to put grist in the mill of the critics of the religion, most of it is unwarranted. Fi...
by Jonas
Tue Mar 28, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Fresh finds of skulls--probably just Vodou???
Replies: 11
Views: 7304

Apharion, Human sacrifices are not part of Vodou rituals, they have never been. Are human sacrifices associated with the voodoo practiced in Cuba and Brezil? I have never heard such claims made; and believe me, the practices of Cuba and Bresil are much closer to the original African practices than a...
by Jonas
Tue Mar 28, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Fresh finds of skulls--probably just Vodou???
Replies: 11
Views: 7304

Wi monchè, E Guy Philippe ak konpayèl li yo. Eske nèg sa yo konnen kote yo gad? Pèsonn paka predi sa k pral rive; men tou gouvènman Préval pa p ka kite Chamblain ap "zobop" li yo vire dada yo, jan yo vle nan peyi an. Eske se pa Philippe, Chamblain ak moun tankou li yo,k ap lage tèt mò nan rakwen Pòt...
by Jonas
Tue Mar 28, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Fresh finds of skulls--probably just Vodou???
Replies: 11
Views: 7304

Let's be serious. Why disseminate those skulls throughout the region of Port-au-Prince? I would think it would be simpler to dig a hole and bury them. Is the throwing of skulls part and parcel of a campaign by certain Haitian reactionnary forces, to unsettle, intimidate? And, please, don't associate...
by Jonas
Sun Mar 26, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Offbeat Topics
Topic: Pro-Evolution Clergy ?
Replies: 5
Views: 5945

Gelin,

Why not?
Even, if this question is rethorical.
by Jonas
Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:00 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: Reply to "Kofi Annan's Haiti"
Replies: 10
Views: 4646

YEAH, RIGHT!

ADYE!
by Jonas
Wed Feb 15, 2006 6:42 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Massive Protests Demand Vote Results in Haiti
Replies: 27
Views: 17412

PREVAL has been doing fine so far.

I don't know if those decisions are his,or they are collegiate; boy, he is running rings around the "technocrats" and their allies.

The MAN is showing himself as a cagey, smart and very sharp politician!
by Jonas
Thu Nov 24, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Kèk Pawòl Vodwizan
Replies: 16
Views: 10533

Mwen gen de ti kesyon pou Gelin, kòm li sanble li konn bagay yo. Pwotestan nan legliz Pannkotis yo, lè lespri an monte yo, yo tonbe dyayi, yo pale langay (speaking in tongues, kòm meriken di l), eske se bon zanj ou sinon move zanj ki monte yo? Si pa gen distenksyon sa a nan legliz sa yo, poukisa gen...
by Jonas
Sat Nov 19, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: After Montreal, 'Aristide" enters New-York Today
Replies: 4
Views: 3190

This Documentary has received very good reviews in the New York Times, two days ago.

The reviewer qualified it as well researched, balanced so to let the viewer make up his or her own mind.

I don't think anybody can ask more than that.
by Jonas
Sat Nov 19, 2005 9:44 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Haiti & R2P: Whose Behind?
Replies: 3
Views: 2746

There is only one word I can say, about this article.

WOW!
by Jonas
Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Zouti pou teste ki sa nan Bib la ki pawòl Bondye
Replies: 25
Views: 15498

Gelin, Your Hindu priest friend believes there had been 10 incarnations of Krishna. It's just but one of the interpretations of the GITA. Some Hindus believe that there has been one Incarnation, some believe that Krishna has yet to come to Earth. Hinduism, recognized as the oldest "organized" religi...
by Jonas
Fri Nov 11, 2005 6:07 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Ocobre 1961: Massacre des Algériens à Paris
Replies: 1
Views: 2655

Gelin, Les français n'étaient pas à leur coup d'essai avec ce massacre. 15 ans auparavant en avril 1945, près de 45000 Algériens avaient été massacrés dans la ville de Sherif en Algérie, qui était encore territoire français. La marine et l'aviation avaient été usées pour razer cette ville, avec lour...
by Jonas
Mon Nov 07, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou e triloji diven
Replies: 9
Views: 6394

Sa a se pou Marcien, Silvouplè, ale sou sit sa a. Se pa nenpòt ki sit non? Se sit SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, nan Washington. Lè sit lan parèt, klike "AFRICANS IN SPAIN" Gade mesye ki ap jwe "echèk" yo, anpitou gade a goch penti an, koulè moun ki ap sèvi yo. Kòm ameriken yo di l: HAVE FUN...
by Jonas
Sun Nov 06, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou e triloji diven
Replies: 9
Views: 6394

Adye! Marcien, Mwen pa p pale de moun ki te bati piramid yo. Byen ke yo menm menm te di kote yo te sòti. Nan youn nan piramid yo, an yewoglif, yo di ke yo te sòti de "Mountains of the Moon", ki se mòn Kilimanjaro (Kenya). Men sa se yon lòt koze. Moun nan Sid Sahara ke m te mansyone yo, se petèt zans...
by Jonas
Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou e triloji diven
Replies: 9
Views: 6394

Sa yo rele "Siècle des Lumières", se pa inisye ki te koze l. Tou senpman konesans ki te fè syèk limyè yo posib pa t nan men Ewopeyen yo, nan epòk Ewopeyen yo rele Mwayen Aj lan. Se te nan men Arab yo, ou pi pito mizilman yo, paske te gen afriken nan sid Sahara yo ki te gen konesans sa yo anba ponyèt...
by Jonas
Sun Nov 06, 2005 7:52 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou e triloji diven
Replies: 9
Views: 6394

Marcien,

Mwen pa p long.
W ap fè yon ti ekspoze sou Vodou; di m souple kisa Bèlzebit, Satan elatriye, vinn fè nan ti koze sa a.
Bèlzebit, Satan elatriye se patikilarite relijyon Mwayen Oryan yo, tankou Krisyanis ak Islam.

Se pa vre?
by Jonas
Sat Nov 05, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Zouti pou teste ki sa nan Bib la ki pawòl Bondye
Replies: 25
Views: 15498

Pascal and Fermat in 1654 laid down the principles of the theory of probability, his "wager" was a way in which he was trying to reconcile his scientific pursuits to his religious pursuits. Remember we were in the first half of the 17th century, when the Inquisition was still lurking. Remember too t...
by Jonas
Thu Nov 03, 2005 7:21 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Trustworthiness of the Scriptures!
Replies: 41
Views: 27876

Tayi, These descriptions of the Trinitarian God can be found in the BHAGAVAD GITA, one of the sacred books of the Hindu religion. The difference is that the Sage who wrote that book didn't claim that it was the word of God. By the way, the Creator is BRAHMA. The Redeemer is KRISH-NA. The third Entit...
by Jonas
Sun Oct 30, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Kole zèpòl ak zèpòl pou lang kreyòl jwenn vrè plas li
Replies: 8
Views: 6995

Michel Ange, Gen anpil mo ke ou ka pa rekonèt, se de mo ke mesye yo kreye, de neyolojis. De mo kou: Bayale (entrodiksyon); pòtalan (enpòtan); kontèl elatriye Se yon estrateji pou ba lang lan yon espas, pou pa kite lang franse an trangle lang Kreyol lan. Men yon atik enteresan kote mesye yo pale de l...
by Jonas
Sat Oct 29, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Kole zèpòl ak zèpòl pou lang kreyòl jwenn vrè plas li
Replies: 8
Views: 6995

Sou menm woulib lan: Youn nan eskiz ti nèg toujou ap bay sè ke pa gen ase materyèl didaktik an Kreyol. Yo pa janm pran tan pou yo kreye materyèl sa yo non, men eskiz sa a toujou otomatik nan bouch yo. Mesye ki ap enseye matematik nan inivèsite ann Ayiti yo, men yon ti tretiz sou PWOBABILITE ak ESTAT...
by Jonas
Sat Oct 29, 2005 11:31 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Trustworthiness of the Scriptures!
Replies: 41
Views: 27876

Tayi, Let's have more fun. In what Book of the Bible (?) do we find these truths (?) The Supreme Being is Trinitarian-One God in three persons: -The Creator who is continuing to create New Realities -(.....)The Redeemer, the Preserver, who preserves the new Creations. Whenever eternal order, righteo...
by Jonas
Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:50 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Kèk Pawòl Vodwizan
Replies: 16
Views: 10533

Gelin, Kòm ou te abitye pale ak anpil ougan e te konn asiste ak anpil seremoni vodou tou, di n kisa w aprann. Paske Marcien (mwen p ap pale pou li non) gen dwa di li se vodwizan, e oumenm ou konn plis pase l, de relijyon an. Depi n ap pale de relijyon, nou nan domèn la fwa, kwayans ak kilti. Poukisa...
by Jonas
Wed Oct 19, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Olga de Aleketu, 80, Afro-Brazilian Priestess, dies
Replies: 2
Views: 3544

"I can't just help wonder when Haiti's vodou will have such an international appeal" The Haitians themselves would have to start to accord a certain amount of respect to their ancestral religion. You know, certain quarters in Haiti continue to equate the religion with devil worshipping. With what pr...
by Jonas
Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:10 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Olga de Aleketu, 80, Afro-Brazilian Priestess, dies
Replies: 2
Views: 3544

Olga de Aleketu, 80, Afro-Brazilian Priestess, dies

Olga de Aleketu, 80, Afro-Brazilian Priestess, dies By the Associated Press Published October 4, 2005 [quote]RIO DE JANEIRO, OCT 3 (AP)-Olga de Alaketu, the high priestess of one of the oldest temples of the afro-Brazilian religion CANDOMBLE, died here on Thursday. She was 80. The cause was complica...
by Jonas
Sat Aug 27, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Pat Robertson calls for assassasination and then denies it
Replies: 4
Views: 4113

PAT ROBERTSON is not some yahoo southern preacher; the man is a Yale educated lawyer. He knew exactly what he was saying and I dare to say, he succeeded in his aims. He framed the argument. He launched a similar broadside against Aristide, in his show the 700 Club, that didn't have the same notoriet...
by Jonas
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:59 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: What it is to be a Haitian intellectual!
Replies: 17
Views: 7278

Mwen menm, sa m sonje de agiman Gifrants kont Aristide yo, se te menm agiman ke moun li ap di ki pa ayisyen yo (Apaid, Tipenhaeur elatriye) te konn ap fè. Aristide pat bon, paske l te kraze lame an, li pa t pran enterè boujwazi an a kè, elatriye, elatriye. Sonje tou, voye monte ke misye te konn fè k...
by Jonas
Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:44 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Who is Afraid of the Haitian Media
Replies: 1
Views: 1822

Who is Afraid of the Haitian Media

A "sad commentary" on the Haitian Media by the COHA (COUNCIL ON HEMISPHERIC AFFAIRS):

Who is Afraid of the Haitian Media
by Jonas
Sat Jul 23, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: ...but for the appalling silence of the good people!
Replies: 52
Views: 28975

[quote]One only has to take one look at Haiti to sense that the Bush-Noriega-Foley-Abraham-Latortue experiment has faltered badly.And that too is reality [/quote] Indeed Guy. I don't know if the American policy makers realize yet that they have bet on the wrong horse by putting their chips on the Ha...
by Jonas
Sat Jul 23, 2005 7:38 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: ...but for the appalling silence of the good people!
Replies: 52
Views: 28975

The racial component of the elites in Latin America, compared to Haiti, is incidental. Do you think there is a dime of difference between people like Manigat, Deronceray, Latortue and people like Apaid, Baker, Boulos? These people aforementioned felt equally threatened by Aristide and what he repres...
by Jonas
Fri Jul 22, 2005 3:58 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: ...but for the appalling silence of the good people!
Replies: 52
Views: 28975

Michel, I am an idealist realist. Using these words together, I agree is oxymoronic; but this is to say that I look at these problems with eyes wide open, without illusions. Everything is relative Michel; you mentioned "The New World Order" as an "ends all". Is the Pahlevi family still in power in I...
by Jonas
Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: ...but for the appalling silence of the good people!
Replies: 52
Views: 28975

NEW WORLD ORDER?

Go tell it to the Bolivians, the Ecuadorians, the Uruguayans,
the Argentinians.

I guess, they have forgotten to tell them so!
by Jonas
Thu Jun 30, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Lavalas: Peut Il Encore Battre Les Autres Candidats?
Replies: 72
Views: 45843

What do Estime, Duvalier, Aristide have to do with each other? Estime was one the scions of the Nordist aristocracy. He was a cabinet minister under Stenio Vincent and much richer than said Vncent. There is this tendency to associate the word "oligarchy" to the "melanine challenged" part of the bour...
by Jonas
Tue Jun 28, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Lavalas: Peut Il Encore Battre Les Autres Candidats?
Replies: 72
Views: 45843

[quote]Could the Lavalas Party have enough enthusiasm ,aspiration and strength this time to put up a good fight ...and win [/quote] Why couldn't the Lavalas win? The Lavalas could win, just because it's not the other parties. The masses have a taste of what the anti-Lavalas parties are. Lavalas coul...
by Jonas
Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:15 am
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: Haitians in Miami Lost another Political Post
Replies: 6
Views: 5850

[quote]Politics ends at the water's edge [/quote] Go tell that to the Cuban communities of Miami and Jersey City. Go tell it to the Irish communities. Tell it to the Jewish communities. Politics in their country of origin, or the country of origin of their ancestors, was the cement which keeps or ke...
by Jonas
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:53 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: There is no political persecution in Haiti.
Replies: 3
Views: 2750

DPEAN,

I know you are smart enough to realize that these guys are of bunch of comedians.

They have now pulled the "nationalist card"; who are they trying to fool?

Surely not these democratic congressmen who called the de facto government a "puppet regime" of the United States.
by Jonas
Sat Jun 04, 2005 9:52 am
Forum: Kaptenn Koukourouj
Topic: Chwa ant mo teknik ak baz franse oubyen baz angle?
Replies: 3
Views: 4604

Michel Ange, Franse yo, gen menm dilèm sa a tou. Nou pa gen okenn pwoteje pou n pwoteje lang pou yo. Mwenmenm, lè m te wè mo "telecharger" an, pou premye fwa, li te pran m yon ti tan pou m realize sa l vle di. Pou yon moman, mwen te konprann ke "telecharger" vle di se pou w te peye pou w "download" ...
by Jonas
Sat Jun 04, 2005 7:54 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: A Propos des Dernières Déclarations de Gwo Jera
Replies: 2
Views: 1816

A Propos des Dernières Déclarations de Gwo Jera

[quote]Port-au-Prince, 3 Juin 2005 (AHP) Le premier ministre intérimaire Gérard Latortue a estimé vendredi que certains membres de la MINUSTAH se sentaient plus à l'aise avec les habitants des bidonvilles notamment ceux du Bel-Air et de Cité Soleil pour des raisons sociologiques et psychologiques, a...
by Jonas
Fri May 27, 2005 10:19 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: LETTRE OUVERTE DE LA PRISONNIERE ANNETTE AUGUSTE (SO AN)
Replies: 8
Views: 3806

Michel, Vous demandez la copie de l'original de la lettre ouverte de Sò Anne. Vous exprimez un certain doute que cette lettre serait vraiment d'elle. Est ce que vous, vous auriez des preuves que Sò Anne aurait jeté de l'urine sur les manifestants anti-Aristide et qu'elle aurait aussi distribué des r...