“”The Bible may, indeed does, contain a warrant for trafficking in humans, for ethnic cleansing, for slavery, for bride-price, and for indiscriminate massacre, but we are not bound by any of it because it was put together by crude, uncultured human mammals. —Christopher Hitchens, God Is Not Great Slavery was an important facet of life … Continue reading “Slavery in the Bible – RationalWiki”
By Jillian Lauren May 6, 2014 5:45 AM The Daily Beast Now the sultan is making headlines for implementing Sharia law in Brunei, including a new penal code that includes stoning to death for adultery, cutting off limbs for theft, and flogging for violations such as abortion, alcohol consumption, and homosexuality. There’s also capital punishment … Continue reading “Let Your Yes Be Yes And Your No Be No: Slavery Is Evil”
January 31: this date in history from the good folks at Wikipedia.org with a few words from our editor Born on this day Daya Mata (Sanskrit for Mother of Compassion), born Rachel Faye Wright, (January 31, 1914 – November 30, 2010) was the president and sanghamata (mother of the society) of the only organization that Paramahansa … Continue reading “Slavery “Ends”, Daya Mata Born, Meher Baba Ascends”
LOS ANGELES TheWrap.com – If you think “Django Unchained” is violent, Quentin Tarantino has a historical reality check for you: Try slavery. via Quentin Tarantino: if you think “Django Unchained” is violent, try slavery – Yahoo! News.