Re: virus: Virus: Sociological Change

Alexander Williams (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 15:11:52 -0500 wrote:
> Maybe someone would have realised that the slave trade was a bad idea, and just
> stopped dealing in slaves. Others would see the effect and follow suit.
> No persuasion or campaigning involved.

Alternately, the non-slavers may have noted that slavers could invest
more profit into their pockets and less for paying for labour and
discovered that slavery is inherently profitable. Never assume that
just because you hold a moral position that its the only defensible one.

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