All Blog Posts Tagged 'Slavery' (5)

Islamic Mauritania ♥'s Modern Slavery

This via The Friendly Atheist Blog, with links as added.  A big aspect of the story is one courageous Muslim man -  Biram Dah Abeid -   who is fighting Islamic - supported slavery in Mauritania.

 

"Slavery in Mauritania Is Alive and Well, Thanks In No Small Part to Islamic…

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Added by Sentient Biped on September 18, 2014 at 8:02pm — 1 Comment

Book Review: Inhuman Bondage

Inhuman Bondage Book Review

I just finished reading Pulitzer Prize winner David Brion…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on November 30, 2012 at 10:56pm — 4 Comments

A Biblical Defense of Slavery

A few days ago I completed a particularly distasteful task of reading a book that defended American slavery based on "biblical" evidence and opinion considered to be factual. Trying to read the interminable 590 page tract from a point of neutrality never was a consideration. I expected to read a long list of apologetics, justifications and excuses for the enslavement of other human beings and I was not disappointed.…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on November 4, 2012 at 10:51pm — 3 Comments

Slave Ships: Worse Than Imagined

Book Review: The Slave Ship

by Donald R Barbera, October 30, 2012

Rating: Five Stars of Five

 

Among abominations, American slavery holds a particularly odious distinction among atrocities not only because of…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on October 31, 2012 at 10:36am — 12 Comments

Socialism Sucks!

Socialism, or collectivism, is a consequence of a more fundamental philosophical mistake. This mistake is the opinion that you do not have a moral right to your own life, that you owe part of your life to others. This idea is called altruism, which is mistakenly thought to be a moral position. Well, the principle of altruism, if you wish to actually think about it, is one of self-sacrifice, that it is moral to sacrifice your life to others. This should be clearly distinguished from benevolence,… Continue

Added by MCT on February 1, 2011 at 2:30am — 62 Comments

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