[Rushtalk] Happy Death-by-Government Day!
Stephen A. Frye
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Mon Jul 1 17:58:18 MDT 2013
But it is all supposition. In reality, we will never know what might have
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On Fri, 2013-06-14 at 14:13 -0400, Dennis Putnam wrote:
You are still using 21st century standards to judge 18th century morals.
Slaves were legally considered property. They had not yet been completely
recognized as humans. That was slowly coming about (it started as you said,
in the 18th century) and I believe slavery would have ended of its own
accord without sacrificing the Constitution and so many lives. As automation
became more and more practical, slaves became more and more impractical.
That argument has been made by Sowell about the impractical nature of the
peculiar institution of slavery.
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