We're sick and tired of your ism and skism game
We (the oppressed) are tired of all the philosophies and religions that only serve to divide people.
“Schism” is a division or a split, usually between groups belonging to a religious denomination (subgroup).
“Ism” is basically ideologies ending with -ism, like racism, capitalism, Nazism, nationalism, communism. Isms are not very popular in the Rastafari movement, as they separate, divide and put people in different groups. Hence ism-schism.
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