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Old 23-01-2013, 03:55 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by hobo View Post
Excellent post, resistance. Thanks.
Yes, I think it's important to bear in mind when the figure of 70% of jews owning slaves gets mentioned that's no doubt referring to the middle and upper classes. Plenty of Jews were poor and lived in ghettos themselves, and wouldn't have been in the position to own slaves. Also some Gentile middle and upper class families owned slaves and profiteered from the slave trade too. But you can't ignore the big part that these wealthy jewish families played. People like Aaron Lopez et al. It's a travesty to blame white people in general for the slave trade.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are. Marcus Aurelius.

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