Re: Slavery

Randall R Randall (
Thu, 26 Mar 1998 20:02:57 -0500

On Fri, 27 Mar 1998 13:33:51 -0800 "Mark D. Fulwiler"
<> writes:
>"Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin" <> wrote:
>> Why not point out that in the long run it made the individual
>> slaveholders worse off?
>Because I don't think this is necessarily true. According to Jeff
>Hummel, author of "Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men," slavery
>provided a return to the slave owner that was comparable to, say,
>investments in Northern textile mills.

Not at all. Investment in slaves doesn't produce slaves
which are many times more productive than the originals.
Investment in factories does.

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