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I post that "Babylon" has a broader context in Rastafarian / Jamaican thought, that includes all parts of the current political and economic system that are corrupt / intent on fostering inequity / inequality.  SEE: "Babylon System", by Bob Marley on the ''Survival'' Album.
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so in theory, if a Jamaican cop is bent on doing right by the people, he could theoretically not be "Babylon", but a kid who is wearing his trust fund dreadlocks, tooling aroubnd town listening to Busta Rhymes, but will be working in Advertising in six years, could be considered a latent "Babylonian"

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Babylon

Babylon is police in Jamaican English.

I post that "Babylon" has a broader context in Rastafarian / Jamaican thought, that includes all parts of the current political and economic system that are corrupt / intent on fostering inequity / inequality. SEE: "Babylon System", by Bob Marley on the Survival Album.

so in theory, if a Jamaican cop is bent on doing right by the people, he could theoretically not be "Babylon", but a kid who is wearing his trust fund dreadlocks, tooling aroubnd town listening to Busta Rhymes, but will be working in Advertising in six years, could be considered a latent "Babylonian"