Toward Supreme Love in Self – (This Is an Endarkened, Feminist, New Literacies Event)
Appendix A: The Seedsheet of The Revelations of Asher
The Seedsheet of The Revelations of Asher
Lover identity is a key concept in justice consciousness and justice movements. It is crucial that lover identities be known. We must learn our lover identities as well as we know our racial, gender, sexuality, and class identities. Why? Because knowledge of lover identities shows us how we relate to Self, Other, and Community. Lover identities reveal considerable information about the extent to which social, cultural, relational, emotional, and physical terrors are entrenched, and forming effects, within our spirit, soul, and flesh/body. Our lover identity tells us how supremacist patriarchies have done (and are doing) their work in our worlds (our private, personal space of individual consciousness and lived experiences) and in our World (our public, passable space of collective consciousness and lived experiences). How? Lover identity is a person’s entire relational ideology and being. It points to and reveals the psychological, emotional, and somatic rhetoric, tenor, and texture of Personhood. It shows us how the voices and stories of our selves are forming reactionary and complementary bonds with supremacist patriarchal ideologies and enactments.
Our lover identity shows us not only how we are being socially, relationally, culturally, and physically neglected, violated, oppressed, abused, maligned, erased…terrorized.138 It also shows us how we do terror through and to our selves ← 539 | 540 → and each other. We do terror by forming caustic, deleterious belief systems; violent, continual discourse refrains; acquired, heightened survival programs; a complex and...