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  •  There was slavery here long before (4+ / 0-)
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    Jamestown in the western hemisphere. There is evidence of slavery in Pre-Columbian North and South America and certainly Columbus introduced slavery in the region. But, yeah you are right, slavery and colonial freedom is a big subject.

    "The scientific nature of the ordinary man is to go on out and do the best you can." John Prine

    by high uintas on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:33:04 PM PST

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    •  Slavery has been universal (1+ / 0-)
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      for millenia.  Probably older than recorded history, really.

      The notions that slavery is wrong and must end is yet another very welcome modern invention.

      This has been a golden age for confirmation bias. - David Brooks

      by Mindful Nature on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 11:10:44 AM PST

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