Cream of the Planet Earth.
Father of Civilization.
God of the Universe.
To me, Buddha taught Islam. Islam means peace. That’s what he brought to the world. He brought peace. Peace is translated as the absence of confusion. So Buddha walked around this world confused, so confused that he left his wife and kid, left his riches and his family, to find himself. When he found himself, he found what? Peace. He was no longer confused. He became enlightened. He became awakened. Because peace is the absence of all confusion - that’s what Islam is.
Ifa is as old as life, Islam is as old as life, It was at noonday that Christianity came in.
During the rise of Islam in Black America, amidst the Black Power and Civil Rights movements, it was a time of change for many. Many Blacks began giving up pork and taking on Muslim names such as Ali, Muhammad and Shabazz. Not only was it common to see brothers in suits and bow ties selling papers…
You know, as well as I, that all of the scientist or religious philosophers and scholars and scientists all agree that the present world of the Caucasian race’s time was up in 1914 or that it marked the end of their time, right? How do they know? What date did they begin with? If we want to be exact, we want to argue the question we can go deeper and deeper to force this man to tell us the real facts about it.
- The Honorable Elijah Muhammad Speaks, Los Angeles 1960