menticide


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menticide

(ˈmɛntɪˌsaɪd)
n
the destruction or undermining of a person's mental independence in order to alter his or her beliefs

menticide

the process of systematically altering beliefs and attitudes, especially through the use of drugs, torture, or psychological stress techniques; brainwashing.
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At the 500 year span of time, the age of menticide, and explain the colonization of the mind that has brought us [ADP] to the sad state where we can get close to liberation--close enough to touch and taste it--and turn around and move in the other direction.
(36) Experts described the injury as "menticide"--the intentional infliction of emotional harm through the process of resurrecting the emotional and psychological responses to the original Holocaust.
Expert witnesses testified about the trauma of "menticide," which is the intentional infliction of emotional harm through the process of resurrecting the emotional and psychological responses to the original Holocaust.
The politics of disimagination includes, in this instance, what Mumia Abu Jamal labeled "menticide," a form of historical amnesia that is particularly deadly for poor minorities.
The aim of these interrogations was to identify GIs who, while under Chinese and North Korean control, had been the subject of "menticide", that is they had been "turned to Communism" as the military manuals described it.
This is what psychologist Bobby Wright referred to as "menticide" or the mental, spiritual, and cultural annihilation of a people (p.
In this regard Carruthers advocates African-Centered education, which necessitates the development of curricula and institutions that are designed to counteract menticide and to undo the effects of mis-education and deeducation.
"Verbicide and Menticide," "Variations on a Faustian Theme," "Symbol, Image and Perception," "Inspiration," "When the Game Is Over," "Danse Macabre," "To Whom It May Concern," "An Ode to Oblivion," and several others end this extraordinary collection of thoughtful and thought- and emotion-provoking poetry.
The endemic crisis in black education is at the base of the process which Bobby Wright calls "Menticide." Menticide is the most sophisticated phase of the war strategy of the white supremacists against the black race.
Now, we fully recognize the African menticide and physical genocide agenda of Euro-centric scholars when they, in collaboration with white supremacists journalists, use the term "Ebonics" as a synonym for "Black English".
That includes peoples whom they have 'Otherized' and marked for genocide and menticide. Menticide is a term coined by the late Dr.
We have to understand when, where and how the European thinkers colonized African history and strike a fatal blow against their pogrom of menticide against the worldwide African community.