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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #5)

Fri Sep 7, 2018, 09:17 AM

8. Really? You have to ask?

I was tempted to agree with the above poster that you were using hyperbole in your original comment, but the fact that you doubled down and are apparently defending your statement as fact does require a response.

I would say that being owned by another person, making you nothing more than personal property, is worse.

If you don't like your job, you are FREE to leave to find another. Slaves didn't have that freedom.

There are laws in place that make it illegal for your boss to beat you. Slave masters were not subject to any laws regarding the treatment of their "property."

Slaves were kidnapped from their homeland. Regardless of how much you hate your job, you probably weren't kidnapped to fill it.

Etc.

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