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Re: AFRICAN HISTORY MONTH




> On Feb 12, 2018, at 4:00 PM, jamesd AT echeque.com wrote:
> 
>> On 11/02/2018 11:21, John Newman wrote:
>> Are you being purposely disingenuous? There were obviously also raiding parties and
>> the sale of “prisoners of war” between and within different black Africans themselves,
> 
> Dramatic, but atypical.
> 
> Enslavement on the basis of war was generally result of pacification campaigns, rather than "slave raids" - kings enslaved those who were persistently causing them trouble, with the objective of deterring troublemakers and getting rid of them.  As, for example, the Irish.
> 
> And most enslavement was not on the basis of war.  It was more typically for petty theft, particularly stealing from one's employer, and vagrancy.  (Not having visible means of support.)
> 
>> divisions exploited by European slavers anxious to fill the gaping maw hungry for free
>> labor to subsidize the colonization and exploitation of the “new world”.
> 
> Slavery was driven by supply, rather than demand.  It was a way of dealing with problem people.  And Africa had, and still has, more problem people.
> 


You are so full of shit. Conversation with scum like yourself is utterly pointless. 
Slavery was driven by a SLAVE ECONOMY, which was obviously driven by demand.
Do you actually believe the bullshit you spout? 


> Walk down the street.  You will notice that black Americans generally have smaller heads, reflecting smaller brains.  Thus require more supervision, and are less apt to voluntarily accept supervision.
> 
> People who need supervision, and are disinclined to accept it, cause problems.  Slavery was a way of dealing with those problems.