Slavery Is Abolished in the UK. Is it?
History tells us that slavery predates written records. And it has existed in many cultures, many places, many countries and amid many tribes and many races. Beautiful. How beautiful that it is. Isn’t it, dear folks?
However, one who works in Britain for £6.50 per hour, like I do, may say “that I’m not a slave. He may say it with a lazy London accent ‘nah!’ As another one may say it in a strict foreign accent ‘no!’ Or in a mediocre slow-motion, swollen, puffy accent ‘no wayyyy man! That’s not true, no, not at all man, I’m not a slave!’ One among many different people of London may say!
And I wonder, can we change their minds if we tell them a few things about the evil genius philosophy of the wise and of the clever that use antique but unique mirrors to reflect the past and create the present?
If we tell them that human history is all about master and slaves, all about the oppressed and the oppressors, the exploited and the exploiters and nothing has changed?
Can we change their minds if we tell them how today masters coax the simple people out with £6.50 per hour, when £6.50 costs a bottle of water in some shops, bars and pubs in London town and around? Then…
Let me tell you that the incomes of the working class people is only enough to survive in London. For high bills, high living standers, broken dreams, broken hearts and modern slavery is all what we see.
So sometimes I think that it is a beautiful thing to be a thinking subject. To think and reflect being. And especially, it is beautiful to desire to reflect in the within and in the without your being.
For we need to think and reflect and wake people up. For slavery is a historical problem.
And history tells us, that slavery was prevalent in more or less every ancient civilization, and society, including Sumer, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greeks, Assyria, the Hebrew kingdoms in Palestine, Ancient China, the Akkadian Empire, Assyria, Ancient India, the Roman Empire, the Islamic Caliphate, and the pre-Columbian civilizations of the Americas.
Well, now we know that slavery has been…