HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Economy & Education » Education (Group) » Here's why they REALLY wa... » Reply #4

Response to Demeter (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 21, 2014, 12:03 PM

4. A week or so ago I might have said this was a bit simplistic.

 

>>> It's the drive to bring back serfdom and slavery>>>>>

I've been watching an old PBS Series on DVD this week: The Roman Empire: First Century AD.

Conclusion: your characterization is NOT simplistic. The essence of it is .... and naturally it's all dressed up in rhetorical ruffles and flourishes....this is EXACTLY what it is:

>>> It's the drive to bring back serfdom and slavery>>>>>>>>

Essentially the history of the world since Tiberius. ( And probably *before*.)

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 8 replies Author Time Post
Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 OP
Demeter Jul 2014 #1
LineLineNew Reply A week or so ago I might have said this was a bit simplistic.
Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 #4
femmocrat Jul 2014 #2
Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 #5
femmocrat Jul 2014 #6
Starry Messenger Jul 2014 #3
Smarmie Doofus Jul 2014 #7
madfloridian Jul 2014 #8
Please login to view edit histories.