To Be A Slave
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Slave are either misunderstanding or very negative. During the slavery years, African
less than some forms of life. They were treated as property that was disposable and
I sometimes can try to make myself understand how a man could feel that he could
they should convince themselves that they are superior to another race. I believe that
white people tried to make themselves believe that they were superior, and eventually
were not. Why treatment was so harsh I don?t fully understand either. My theory is
that the extremely rough treatment given to the Africans was to ensure that the white
people would remain ?top dog.? This could also explain the holocaust, when the Nazis
executed millions of innocent people for no apparent reason. They too could have felt
necessarily feel threatened by the Africans, but they probably didn?t like the fact that
they could revolt and free themselves. Intimidation was a very effective strategy.
happen once the idea that White people were superior was firmly, and falsely, imprinted
willing to assume that punishment was not as harsh. It was probably gradual. Leading
to the climax of one of the worst spectacles that the eye of man has beheld. The
could be made of them for another person. It became so bad that law declared that a
man could own another man. Luckily, we are no longer in the dark ages of slavery.
with themselves, and that?s good.