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  • Embracing Rasta, spurning the West

    The robed Rastafarian priest looked out over the turquoise sea off Jamaica's southeast coast and fervently described his belief that deliverance is at hand.

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  • "Its contemporary appeal is particularly fascinating to young men, especially in the absence of alternative sources for their development," said Mr. Niaah, a lecturer at the University of the West Indies.

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  • "There is a whole part of the society that would still consider Rastafari to be delusional, and this is largely hinged on the claims made about Emperor Haile Selassie and also the consumption of [marijuana] and the idea of repatriation," said Mr. Niaah, the University of the West Indies lecturer.

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