[LMB] OT: RAH

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Oct 17 13:37:36 BST 2017



> On Oct 17, 2017, at 6:32 AM, Walter Bushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> 
>> Namely that as soon as slavery exists, racism is bound to exist
> 
> It depends on whether the slaves are “racially” marked. AFAIK, the slavery
> of the Greco-Roman period was remarkably free of racial stigma.

Racism has been defined differently at different times and places - as in “The Irish race”.    When a society has nobility and commoners, the result is still that some people are born with rights that others don’t have.


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