Volume 1, Number 2 February 13, 2004
The Messenger was "Right and Exact"
by Dr. Ridgely Abdul Muímin Muhammad
"We should more so study what He taught and come into the science of what He taught so that we will be motivated to obey his direction, not just because he said so, but because we now know he was right and exact in what he taught us." (The Black Nation's Condition; Final Call, Jan. 20, 2004)
Many of our people are not familiar with the Teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. But for those of us who are, the "possibility" of the Messenger being who he says he is and his Teachings being "right and exact" drops a great responsibility in our lap to help those who may not know what time it is. When the Messenger first started teaching in the early 1930ís, many of our people were illiterate and most were blind, deaf and dumb not only to the knowledge of self, but lacked basic scientific, geographic and historical knowledge. His teachings sounded strange but there was not much scientific opposition because there was no other body of knowledge to compete with his.
Much of what He taught was even further ahead than even the science of the white people in the early 1930ís. For instance there was no knowledge of genetics, nutrition, ozone depletion or greenhouse effect. Therefore when Elijah said that the white race was made through a process of "grafting", all one could say was that he was a "racist", a "bigot", a "hate teacher", but no one could scientifically confirm or reject his Teachings because the science of genetics had not been discovered.
When the Messenger taught us "How to eat to live", the science of nutrition did not exist. It was not until 1940 that the National Research Council authorized the development of dietary standards. (see "Whatís in your pantry today?" at www.muhammadfarms.com/The%20Farmer%20Newsletter.htm)
When he warned about sudden climatic changes that would curtail America on her borders, there was no knowledge of the "greenhouse effect." And even though the Pentagon is preparing for the worse in case of sudden climatic changes, leaders like President Bush are running around with their heads in the sand telling others not to overreact to these reports of "doom".
In the 1973 book called the "Fall of America" the Honorable Elijah Muhammad wrote: "Large bodies of water at the ocean shore lines will be made to swell with unusually high waves, dumping billions of tons of water over the now seashore line." (p.157)
Now in a January 26, 2004 article from Fortune called "Climate Collapse: The Pentagon's Weather Nightmare", David Stipp writes:
"Like the terrorists, though, the seemingly remote climate risk may hit home sooner and harder than we ever imagined. In fact, the prospect has become so real that the Pentagon's strategic planners are grappling with it.
The threat that has riveted their attention is this: Global warming, rather than causing gradual, centuries-spanning change, may be pushing the climate to a tipping point. Growing evidence suggests the ocean-atmosphere system that controls the world's climate can lurch from one state to another in less than a decadeólike a canoe that's gradually tilted until suddenly it flips over. Scientists don't know how close the system is to a critical threshold. But abrupt climate change may well occur in the not-too-distant future. If it does, the need to rapidly adapt may overwhelm many societiesóthereby upsetting the geopolitical balance of power."
So how long must we wait before we take the Messengerís Teachings more seriously and thereby avoid great losses? Then to add insult to injury our open enemy will mock us by saying, "You should have followed the Messenger".
The Messenger taught us that we must be able to "speak the language" of the people. Today much of that language is embellished with half understood pseudo-scientific terminologies that make the white mind seem superior. We must obey the guidance of Minister Farrakhan by coming "into the science of what He taught."
The Messengerís Teachings are strange but can be studied and translated into the modern language of science and mathematics, because we are taught that "Islam is mathematics and mathematics is Islam." I took a step in this direction in my recently published book, "I will not Apologize: The Resurrection of the Master Architect." This book describes how ancient Blacks built the pyramids using "hydraulics". It exposes some of the technologies that the Messenger said that ancient Blacks hid beneath the sands in Egypt. It reveals how monumental buildings of stone were used to describe history 6,000 years in advance. It describes how ancient rivers were built and fertile land was made.
My book is just a start and only scratches the surface of the new sciences that the Messengerís Teachings unveil and inspire. However, some of the categories of future study based on the Messengerís unique perspectives could be:
1. The making of the moon and continental drift,
2. The pre-atomic origins of creation,
3. The making of different "races" through genetic manipulations,
4. The science behind "How to eat to live",
5. The sociological effects of the "Restrictive Laws" of Nation of Islam,
6. The economic blueprint for the Black Nation,
7. The mathematical theology of language,
8. The role of militancy and discipline in social development,
9. The climatic future of America,
10. The relationship between Islam and mathematics,
11. The sophistication of Ancient African technologies,
12. The role of free-will and pre-destination in the light of pre-history,
13. The possibilities in recovering genetic memory,
14. The physics behind the "Mother Plane",
15. The meaning of "repair" in "Reparations" for the fallen family of God,
16. Theocracy as a system of governance for a future Nation of gods,
17. The science of civilization building,
18. The brown germís effect on human behavior.
These are a just a few of the directions that a body of scientists can take as we take the Messengerís Teachings more seriously and thus prove to the world that he was "right and exact" before it is too late.