This points to one of the most troubling theological aspects of the NNL theorists: their inability to see that their theological and philosophical enterprise stands as subalternate
(Nova Britannia 6) Again, in another anonymous pamphlet, religion and national interests were given particular emphasis: "Our primarie end is to plant religion, our secondarie and subalternate
ends are for the honour and profit of our nation (A True Declaration 5).
In this sense, these subalternate
narratives hold great potential to cause a "rearrangement of relations and positions" that is proof of the more dynamic and complex nature of reality (1987: 77-78).
Leaflets subopposite to subalternate
, to 21 pairs per leaf, coriaceous, linear-lanceolate with strongly acuminate tip, straight to slightly falcate, margins dentate with 20-60 teeth on distal 2/3 to 1/2, light green and glabrous when emerging, glossy bright green at maturity; basal leaflets 17-36 x 3-6.5 cm; middle leaflets 16-29.7 x 3.8-5.2 cm, spaced 3-6.5 cm apart on rachis; apical leaflets 15-25 x 3.5-5.5 cm.
All present thick lanceolate leaflets, subalternate
, parallel sided, apex obtuse and base asymmetric.
Leaflets/lobes alternate to subalternate
The transparency and straightforwardness of this moral system helps Black people to fully understand the politically sophisticated structures that subalternate
them and to demystify the dominant ideology that justifies their disprivilege.