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Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-04-14 00:31||
#2 Now everyone knows that only white crackers can be slavers! Whitey went to Africa, kidnapped innocent Africans and transported them across the Atlantic ocean.
Or so says the Media, Hollywood, and the Left.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-04-14 00:48||
#3 Huh? They didn't get here by swimming.
There may have been more prolific and/or worse slavery, but that doesn't make it right. It would be better to paint a more complete picture to help understand the various cultures involved, though.
Posted by gorb 2012-04-14 01:18||
#4 I didn't say it was right. I was pointing out that this is the only view which the Media, Hollywood, and the left shows. You never hear any discussion of the Islamic slavery (which is still occuring) or anything else.
But you are right that they did transport them across the atlantic - often in terrible conditions - but, as this article pointed out, the death rate across the Sahara and Indian ocean were much worse. But you wouldn't know that from the media or hollywood.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-04-14 02:06||
#5 On first read it looked more like a denial, but I see what you mean now. Thanks.
Posted by gorb 2012-04-14 02:29||
#6 Key point: traditional Islamic culture still condones slavery
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-04-14 03:07||
#7 Despite all the numbers going east, is there any place in the ME, or on the littoral of the Indian Ocean that looks like, say, Haiti, or Brazil, or even Alabama?
No? Whyever not.
#8 Christians didn't invent slavery - but they did invent abolition. Yet another modern innovation Islam has yet to adopt.
Posted by RandomJD 2012-04-14 12:07||
#9 Despite all the numbers going east, is there any place in the ME, or on the littoral of the Indian Ocean that looks like, say, Haiti, or Brazil, or even Alabama?
No? Whyever not.
From the article:
"The Muslim slave trade typically dealt in the sale of castrated male slaves: eunuchs. Eunuchs were created by completely amputating the scrotum and penis of eight to twelve year old African boys. Hundreds of thousands of young boys bled to death during this gory procedure. The survival rate from this process ranged from 1 in 10 to 1 in 30."
Posted by Frozen Al 2012-04-14 19:34||
#10 Free the white slaves, send them back to Africa.
That thought reveals exactly how nutty the whole idea is.
I don't know a single Black who doesn't think he's a wholr lot better off than the Africans.
Thre'd be a revolition.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-04-14 20:33||