A reflection on TIME, Hotep Manifesto I – The Law of Time

I’m not sure what year it is but I do know that the current year is allegedly based on Jesus Christ. It is called the Gregorian Calendar, named after Pope Gregory XIII and created in the 16th century. Allow me to show you how arguably willfully they created confusion.

Septem in Latin is “7”, but on the calendar, it is the ninth month. Taking a look at October, we know that “oct” means “8” but it is the 10th Month of the year. The number 9 is the Novenary but November is the 11th month. Dec means 10 but December is the 12th month. Obviously, someone has been playing with time. As the story goes, to honor Julius Ceasar, July was added to the calendar.

Months Latin Julius Ceaser

We are also in a Leap Year this year. To explain what that is brief, there are 365.25 days in a year, so to compensate for the .25, every fourth year, February has an extra day. That’s following the Roman Calendar.

Following the Moon “calendar” there are about 28 days between each full moon. There are 13 full moons in a solar year. 28 x 13 = 364. With 28 and 364 being even numbers, there is no need for a leap year. This is just one piece of evidence that displays how Rome has corrupted modern societies. When you modify natural law with political law, you get chaos. I suggest you do some research on the origin of our calendar and phases of the moon because somebody is playing with YOUR TIME.

I bring this up because the first Hotep Manifesto titled, “Hotep Manifesto I”, is on the subject of TIME.

Think of time as money. Time is the currency of life. How do you SPEND your time? Allow me to break down how other people are investing in and making a major profit from YOUR time.

TV commercials are sold based upon TIME units. For example, a 30 minute commercial. Whose time are they selling and who is selling the time? Who is buying the time? They say, “money can’t buy you time” but that is untrue.

The TV networks bundle their viewers’ TIME and sell it for big profits to corporations. But how much money are you making from YOUR time?

Many employers pay their workers by the hour or weekly salary. Both measurements are based upon TIME. How much money is your employer making from YOUR TIME? How much money are you losing while they are monopolizing your time?

Let’s take an esoteric look at this. Your heart is measured in beats per minute. That which gives you life is constrained by time. It has a finite about of beats per life. Take a moment to feel your heart. Not with your hand but with your heart. If you cannot feel it, I’d suggest you spend some more TIME with your heart. You may find that you lose all track of time. What happens after life? I suggest reading my “Reincarnation” edit.

You may say, there is not enough time in the day. This also is not true. There is plenty of time in the day, people just lack time management efficiency skills.

I suggest that we treat daily tasks based upon time units. Whatever you need to get done, place an estimated time limit on it and get it done. Set a timer with an alarm when working on big projects. When the alarm sounds, STOP. This MUST be concentrated time with zero distractions.

The difficult and vital trick is REMOVING DISTRACTIONS. While working, turn your mobile phone off, turn it over, turn the ringer off or remove it from your vicinity completely, if you’re one of those people who can’t fight temptation. If working on a computer, turn off the WIFI or close all browser tabs not associated with the current task at hand. DO NOT CHECK YOUR EMAIL.

“I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” – Nas

The optimal wake up time is 4 AM. Start your day with a glass of water, meditation, and physical exercise. This will awaken your physical and psychic bodies. The water will start the digestive system to purge toxins, waste and hydrate cells.

The time period between 4AM & 6AM are Hotep hours. At this hour of the day, it is difficult to be disturbed or distracted so you can have PEACE. Use this time to work on your personal projects. Be selfish with this time. Do not work on projects for anyone else other than yourself during this time period, unless deadlines dictate otherwise. This is your personal alchemy time.

If any of this seems difficult, it’s because you have doubt, fear or discipline. I’d suggest working on your discipline. Discipline is doing what you have to do, even when you don’t want to do it. You already know what you must do. The only thing left to do is to actually do it! Don’t waste TIME!

Hotep Family,

Ali “Hannibal X” Shakur