Saturday, July 14, 2007


During times of deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.-George Orwell
Again, no one is free while others are oppressed and being held in bondage. I found myself calling myself a rent paying wage slave a few posts back and now the thought has occurred to me, what is slavery? Of course I can consult the internet bible dictionary, Wikipedia, but to me, what is slavery? What does that word mean? What does it translate to in another language? What is its origin? Okay, so I consulted Wikipedia. It's definition of slavery is: Slavic. Slavery is a social economic system under which certain persons known as slaves are deprived of personal freedom and compelled to perform labour or services. The term also refers to the status or condition of those persons, who are treated as the property of another person or household. Slaves are held against their will from the time of their capture, purchase, or birth, and are deprived of the right to leave, to refuse to work, or to receive compensation in return for their labour. As such, slavery is one form of unfree labour. Now that's interesting. So what is slavery to me again. Is it the Egyptians and the pyramids, the Serfs, the people from Africa, Uncle Tom or Jim Crow, or corporate wage slave. Is it upholding, promoting or a victim of capitalism. Is it war or being sold and traded and held captive. Is it a maid, a servant, a cater waiter, the hired help. As catering to the rich and wealth can be built on the backs of slaves. Is it debt. Is it being the property of another person. Is it people who intimidate you and are intimidated. Is it upholding the status quota. Is it uniform. Is it opposite the population of an owner of a population. Is it inherited by birth. What is the meaning of this word and who invented this concept of humanity?
Master and Slave. Lords of the land. Deliverance. Freedom and Liberty for all. Is another world possible? And what does this have to do with a No Police State?

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