Haile Gebrselassie

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  • How Can Music Affect Your Life

    after, all three showed a substantial upgrade in their shooting. Synchronization is the ability to match the beat with a repetitive exercise such as biking or running. This allows an athlete to achieve higher goals because of an upbeat tempo that the music sets. With the tempo the athlete will attempt to match it whether it be through stride length or cycling speed. And with dissociation the athlete will be distracted from the fatigue that he would be feeling without the music. The best example of synchronization is the famous Ethiopian runner and two time olympic gold medalist in 10,000m, Haile Gebrselassie. Haile has credited his record and gold medal fast tempo of Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) by Scatman John, he says, "It 's nice music, if 's fast written, that 's why I could break a world record, by that music," (http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/12/sport/athletics-haile-gebrselassie/) Arousal Regulation is often referred to the music athletes use to get “pumped up”. Whether it’s through the beat of the song, slow or fast, or lyrics, it’ strictly up to the preference of the athlete. Michael Phelps, most decorated olympian of all time, chooses to listen to hip-hop because it helps him “get focused” on the upcoming race. (http://www.livestrong.com/article/1002130-michael-phelps-before-race/) Phelps listens to “I’m Me” by Lil Wayne because it was a song he used to listen to in 2008 olympics and, he quotes, “Just the name of the song made sense to me, given where I 'm at…

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  • Causes Of The Rastafarian Movement

    Spirit resides in all mankind (Onuora, 2013), all men are essentially equal. Before being coroneted under the name “Haile Selassie I” which means “The Power of the Trinity, Lord of Lords, King of Kings,” Haile Selassi I went by Ras Tafari Makonnen (Ras meaning “Head” and Tafari being a family name) (Bernard, 2007). Hence, this is where Rastafari get their name (Lewis, 1994). Three men, Leon Howell, Archibald Dunkley and Joseph Hibbert, pushed forward the Rastafarian movement by preaching Haile…

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  • The Altar Of My Soul: Film Analysis

    that 's how far their understanding of the religion goes however, Rastafarinism has a much deeper meaning than those three things. The film Rastamentary and the book The Rastafarians go into depth explaining the history of the Rastafarian religion and its connection to Ethiopia (or Zion for many Rastas). Unlike other African derived religions that were practiced in African countries then brought to different islands through slavery, Rastafarianism began in Jamaica and was never practiced in…

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  • Comparing Rastafari And Vodou

    century, but this by no means resulted in racial equality. Rastafari grew out of this continued state of friction between blacks and whites in Jamaica, which was a time that produced some of the religion’s most important founders. One of the earliest major figures in Rastafari is Marcus Garvey, who is seen by many followers to be a prophet. As Erskine describes it, “Garvey’s appeal to the masses was certainly the openness the peasant class found in his teaching concerning the nature of God and…

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  • Bob Marley Rhetorical Analysis

    remind them that others are enduring the same type of hard times and tribulations. Marley believes that if these people move together they can create a great change and move out of Babylon. To the Rasta religion, Babylon refers to Western Civilization and capitalism. In the Rasta faith, the believers are not to work in Babylonian corrupt society, which is built on the sufferings of the World’s oppressed. Rastafaris are to wait passively for the fall of Babylon. They are not to cut their…

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  • Summary Of Frantz Fanon's The Wretched Of The Earth

    Haile Selassie, who wrote Appeal to the League of Nations, was the emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Both Ethiopia and Italy were members of the League of Nations. Italy was the founding member in 1920, and then Ethiopia joined in 1923. Benito Mussolini was an Italian politician, the leader of the National Fascist Party, and he ruled Italy as the Prime Minister from 1922 until 1943. Haile Selassie wrote Appeal to the League of Nations to get justice for his people and his country, making…

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  • The Rastafarian Movement

    Rastafarian movement originated from Jamaica. It has many roles of different religions. Marcus Garvey preached black pride and has colored skin to move back from Africa. “The coronation of Haile Selassie filled many colored people with hope for political and economic independence. They even saw him and believe his Gods messenger on Earth” (Gregory 1). Rastafarian movement took the dread locks from the Nazirite vow of the bible. “All the days of his vow of separation, no razor shall touch his…

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  • Rastafarian Religion

    Rastafarianism is a rather new religion that began on November 2, 1930. This was the day that Ras Tafari Makonnen became Emperor of Ethiopia. Many Rastafarians believed that he was divine and was the manifestation of Jesus. When Ras Tafari was crowned emperor, he became known as Haile Selassie I, which means “Might of Trinity”. Rastafarians referred to him as Jah, which means God. In 1975, Selassie was captured and was said to be killed, but Rastafarians believe that his death was faked and he…

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  • Herodotus In Homer's Odyssey

    Herodotus is telling “history,” and it appears as though he at least attempts to be impartial with how he presents the information. In this section of reading, Herodotus’ moral seems to sandwich all of the anecdotes, starting with Proteus. Herodotus introduces Proteus as a reasonably fair king, writing that when Proteus found out that Paris had seduced Helen and then ran off with her and some of Menelaus’ valuables, he sent for Paris to be arrested and took possession of Helen and the other…

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  • The Origins Of The Rastafari Movement

    was a political one as well. This political action was expressed in daily life, along with scriptures from the bible attached with the views of Marcus Garvey. Campbell remarks that Rastafari has a very “venerable history of resistance to the hegemonic power of European politics, economics, and culture in Jamaica and the African diaspora. Hence when Ras Tafari was crowned as Halie Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, many Jamaicans of African descent, with a history of resistance to white domination…

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