I & I will carry through

One of the most distinctive (in my mind anyway) Rasta lingo is the substitution”I-and-I” for other pronouns, usually the first person. “I”, as used in the examples above, refers to Jah; therefore, “I-and-I” in the first person includes the presence of the divine within the individual.

As “I-and-I” can also refer to “us,” “them,” or even “you,” it is used as a practical linguistic rejection of the separation of the individual from the community, and God its self.

The term is often used in place of “you and I” or “we” among Rastafari, implying that both persons are united under the love of Jah.

I and I is a complex term, referring to the oneness of God and every human.

I and I is an expression of total oneness, the oneness of two persons. So God is within all of us and we’re all one people. The bond of brotherhood is the bond of God, of man. But man itself needs a head and the head of man is the Supreme self Jah.

I and I is the best way to¬†describe¬†this essential truth, I & I means to me, the ego-self and the god-self. I & I , the brain and the soul…

In Ajah I will often refer to I&I when im speaking to show the self in the Brain & the soul, or of the mind and the divine within.

this is a concept to think on

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