How an African tribe deals with crime

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PostFri Dec 07, 2012 11:46 pm » by Svaha

There were times when food was realy hard to get, so every member of the tribe was needed to survive, and only those that committed a worse crime (like murder) were exciled (which ment certain death)

Amongst other tribes the murderer had to take the place of the person he/she murdered.

From this perspective, not paying attention to someone, acting as if this person was invisible, was a severe punishment.
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PostFri Dec 07, 2012 11:49 pm » by 99socks

Svaha wrote:
From this perspective, not paying attention to someone, acting as if this person was invisible, was a severe punishment.

Sounds like the house I grew up in. :?

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PostFri Dec 07, 2012 11:57 pm » by Fatdogmendoza

99socks wrote: @Edgar and SC: that's why I asked. It seems the pattern around the world is that of exile and not deliberate re-inclusion, and the fact that the tribe wasn't named made it vague enough to sound like a hoax.

But I do really like the idea. :sunny:

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PostSat Dec 08, 2012 1:47 am » by kingligger

What about rape or murder? Naughty person & take that as a punishment. Death Penalty I would enquire

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PostSat Dec 08, 2012 3:15 am » by mediasorcery

what a post, mind blowing, kudos for this, we could all learn something from this im sure.ta sock.
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PostSat Dec 08, 2012 3:23 am » by Cornbread714

From what "they" tell us: we are all of African descent.

So let us niggas raise hands in praise of the creative mother (and father) and stop believing ANYTHING we ever hear on Facebook.

And make a joyful noise (hopefully somewhat rhythmic - I know: some of us paler Africans have a slight problem with that) unto our cosmic mammy with the big, black comforting titties.


I hope everyone gets my humor.

The thought behind that story is so beautiful, it makes me want to have some hope for us all.
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PostSat Dec 08, 2012 3:32 am » by Ishumble

:clapper: Great story of unconditional love

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PostSat Dec 08, 2012 4:00 am » by Mydogma

I think some traditional natives have that type of thing happening, perhaps not to such a simplicity...imagine all the shrinks that would loose their jobs..cops...judges..pharms and jailers ...hmmm sounds like its a winner too me..although I was looking forward to the peeing on the rocker club...perhaps I have a ffetish thing happening...better go see a shrink..
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