Rastafarianism

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Rastafarianism, or the Rastafari Movement is a new religious movement that appeared in Jamaica in the 1930s. It stresses fellowship of Old Testament laws and has an Afrocentric ideology. It also allows the use of marijuana in religious ceremonies.


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Use of Marijuana[edit]

Due to the religious use of marijuana, it is possible that many Rastafarians can develop an addiction to it.

Afrocentric philosophy[edit]

The philosophy of Rastafarianism involves a history where African people are considered the developers of civilization, which is not entirely accurate. It also considers the African people to be God's chosen race, which if taken to extreme, can result in reverse racism and African supremacism.

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