Slavery in the Bible – RationalWiki

“”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 in biblical times. Both the Old and the New Testaments have instructions regarding slaves which contemporary Jews and Christians generally disregard, and which Christian apologists frequently attempt to play down or deny. Some fringe Christian…

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Massacre In Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Original article By Allison Keyes smithsonian.com May 27, 2016 A Long-Lost Manuscript Contains a Searing Eyewitness Account of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 An Oklahoma lawyer details the attack by hundreds of whites on the thriving black neighborhood where hundreds died 95 years ago The ten-page manuscript is typewritten, on yellowed legal paper, and folded in thirds. But the words, an eyewitness account of the May 31, 1921, racial massacre that destroyed what was known as Tulsa, Oklahoma’s “Black Wall Street,” are searing. “I could see planes circling in…

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FGM Burqas & God? Islams Reality Is Horrific By Any Standard Of Decency

https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2017/jan/17/topless-femen-protester-donald-trump-waxwork-madrid-video Evolving story: first Foreign Desk News published the awful truth of female genital mutilation, an “Islamic” practice world wide, happening now. EARLIER STORY: A Facebook community called “Islamic Female Circumcision” was launched earlier this month with the stated goal of clarifying “misconceptions” around the Muslim faith’s practice of female genital mutilation or FGM. The page already has more than a dozen posts, including articles and infographics advocating for the practice of what they call “female circumcision,” instead of referring to the practice as ‘mutilation.’ “Our aim is to clear…

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Jesuit Slaveholding In Maryland

God said what? People throughout history have made up differing versions of what God is.  Here in the west, in good ole America, flatworld religion is firmly based in magical thinking. God is on our side, along with “Israel”, of course. Dirt worship remains the dominant mindset. God clearly loves killing, death gets God off, if you read their sacred texts.  Slavery was customary in antiquity, and it is condoned by the Torah, which occasionally compels it.[10][11] The Bible uses the Hebrew term ebed to refer to slavery; however, ebed…

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