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Africa Doubter Challenges the World: Show Me a Single Marvel of Africa. What Can You Show Him?

“Where are these marvels? ONE.”

“GIVE me ONE astonishing marvel produced by Africans, Somalians, Ethiopians, Kenyans..whatever (IQ is about the same on AVERAGE). Is that difficult to answer? I guess so. Because if it was not….you would had already providing a list of marvels!!”

So challenges Frank, who believes that Africans “perform very poorly in EVERY place you find them” and that “I have researched African achievements..there is none. Unless you consider achievements murder, rape, Aids, corruption, tribal warfare, slavery (yes!!)…

Frank has agreed to this standard I laid out for a challenge:

“To counter your claim that Africans are lowlifes in ‘every’ circumstance, all that has to be shown is one positive performance by an African. They abound.”

Frank’s explicitly agreed-to standard for a marvel of Africa is relatively low — at the standard of a Nobel Laureate in science or above.

Help me satisfy Frank’s challenge.  In the comments section to this post, please name (and post a link to a source documenting) African achievements.

All we need is ONE marvel of Africa in order for Frank to lose the challenge.  At this point, a reasonable person would admit he is wrong, apologize, and change his mind.  I invite you to observe Frank’s actual behavior and compare it to this reasonable standard.

But of course, there is far more than ONE marvel of Africa, and let’s not simply respond to a naysayer.  Let’s celebrate what’s good.  Let’s document the marvels of Africa.  Please share them in the comments section below.


22 comments to Africa Doubter Challenges the World: Show Me a Single Marvel of Africa. What Can You Show Him?

  • Jim Cook

    Marvel of Africa #1. Ahmed H. Zewail, Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1999 for his studies of transition states in chemical reactions.


    Frank, you have lost the challenge.

    What other marvels of Africa are out there? Please post a comment to share and document what you know.

  • frank

    Lol..asking for help Cookie. That hard to find one by yourself? Damn…

  • frank

    And we are not talking about geography here, like your title might erroneously indicate to the researchers…

  • Horatio

    Africa is not a geographical entity, says the oh-so-intelligent member of the master race.

    Here’s one:

    Pyramids of Giza

  • Mark

    Would the first harnessing and use of fire count?
    What about the first stone tools?
    First language?
    First art?

  • Larry

    What a waste of time and effort.

    Simply post a sign:

    “No Feeding of Fascist Trolls Permitted on Premises”

    • Jim Cook

      I respectfully disagree. This post isn’t for Frank; as you can see by his response here he refuses to accept reality and will never change his mind. This post is for people who have been surrounded by people like Frank but whose minds are still open.

    • ella

      Perhaps, Larry, you are looking for truly old – antiquity – ruins that pertain to another time. A time when in Africa, as in the rest of the world there was a higher society than now exists. The natives of Africa are not as ignorant as supposed, simply no longer in a practicing technological society. They haven’t been for thousands of years, but they know more about (or did, the world is growing up again) than you would suspect, as did the native American Nations. Maybe this would be more what you are looking for:

      • frank

        so they willfully left themselves behind everything…LMAO. You and Cookie can’t be more stupid than that…

        • ella

          Do you believe that after the last global catastrophe (flood) that there may have been only been small children left and having no information or teachers simply did what they could to survive? Or perhaps, knowing what advanced technology had once done, decided to just forget it? Or that they simply did not have the ambition or imagination to create artificial environments that they did not need? That since they could communicate all of their needs, they didn’t think to make artificial means to do so?

          What is your proposition concerning the actions and activities of primitive peoples in Africa? Apes even built nesting homes and claimed territories? I guess everything did that survived. Only Egyptians built monolithic edifices, in early modern times, on the African continent.

    • frank

      …you meant probably no dissenting opinion permitted according to the left fascist code.

    • frank

      sure…chuck spearing..banana tree climbing. When the Romans where building aqueducts, the Colosseum, roads… what was happening below the Sahara….do you know?

  • Jim Cook

    From 2008 to 2010, countries of the African Union produced over a hundred thousand publications in scientific journals.


  • frank

    Ok let me clarify accomplishments: literature, painting, cars, airplanes, vaccines, printing, flight, computer, calculus, electricity, light bulb,compass, telephone. combustion engine..i can continue for hours. Find a black African that accomplished something marvelous…quit dancing around like idiots.

    • ella

      Perhaps, then, what you are looking for is technology, engineering of electronic devices. Sub-Saharan tribes for the most part simply survived as simple, nomadic people. Those who lived in the Jungles simply survived in the most basic sense of the word, primitive. Those on the Gold Coast, in later years, were smart enough to advance themselves by selling off the surplus relatives into slavery to any slaver who would take them. On the east coast, many aspired to being servants for the people of the Middle East/Asia/Arabia/India areas. Some tried for the European Continent, but were returned to Africa when it was discovered they wanted to interbreed with the white race there. That was from about the time of Rome down to around 1800. The Eastern and Asian countries prevented that, India is, well India with a cast system. In Southern Africa villages were built on the Eastern coastal areas and some to the interior around the ancient remains of some civilization. And then there were the more cultured Jewish Africans who have been there for thousands of years. On the tip, the pygmies survived incredibly harsh conditions with strength, ingenuity, and population control. But you are right, they did not, in the thousands of years available, build factories, develop cash flow, develop the need for artificial entertainment, disease (that effects them). Can you imagine life without a cell phone hanging out of you ear? Looking up an seeing either stars or darkness of a tree canopy? Washing in a stream warm enough to not need electricity to heat the water. Clean running water, clean enough to drink. Edibles just for the picking? That is not the case sense the drought extended the Sahara and well were dug. Then men just stood around it and urinated causing blindness, ignorance, yes. Today there are people all over the world who are experiencing the effects of changing climate and global over crowding and rising sea levels. The simple way of life is disappearing. They had developed languages and communicate with sounds human made and made through their natural surrounding. Somehow, if needed ideas or important news carried from one end of the continent to the other at speed of sound, understood by the listeners, with no electricity, or Wi-Fi hot spots.

      There are artifacts in the Smithsonian or maybe now in some some universities anthropology lab, that attest to amazing mechanical accomplishments of another, undocumented time though. That is where you need to go to find some answers to the past. Today is what concerns you, and no, the slaves did not have any technological skills when they were moved to the western islands by the French and English and lastly the Americans, who have been paying for the lot. They did as they were instructed in building and farming, or whatever was required of them. They learned a new language and worked as they were told to by their, for the most part, white owners. They had their own supervisors from among them. The were able to learn quickly and worked. Then they were released without any experience to guide them in a society they did not understand, knowing only what they had learned. The rest is modern history.

      Or do you mean in 2015? Dr. Ben Carson was the first to separate co-joined twins. He was also the first to remove half a human brain, with the patient still living. Does that count? But I would not want him for a President.

  • ella

    Okay, I can’t spell, I’ll say it before you do.

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