It amazes me how so many people claim Bob Marley inspired their path in life but have no knowledge of the man nor his faith. Do some research people. Its easy to stop combing your hair to grow dreads, refer to one another as “I”, and use the Rastafarian religion to justify why you partake in smoking marijuana (aka “I’m a pot head and it sounds good to use Rastafarianism as my inspiration”)
Ras ta farian |ˌrastəˈfe(ə)rēən; -ˈfärēən|adjectiveof or relating to a religious movement of Jamaican origin holding that blacks are the chosen people, that Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia was the Messiah, and that black people will eventually return to their Africa.nouna member of the Rastafarian religious movement. Rastafarians have distinctive codes of behavior and dress, including the wearing of dreadlocks, the smoking of cannabis, the rejection of Western medicine, and adherence to a diet that excludes pork, shellfish, and milk.