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Originally posted by ItsAConspiracy
I always thought when the NWO came you'll just be forced into slavery with (probably) nothing in return.
Originally posted by Tormentations
There would have to be a new holiday for bringing forth civilized slavery. Civilized slavery would well deserve one I'd think since civilized slavery would change the world as we know it forever more for the better.
It would sure beat paying out money, wouldn't it?
Originally posted by Tormentations
...I hope it brings forth with it a form of civilized slavery. Hear me out. To me, civilized slavery is where the slave is a slave by their will to work in exchange for good food, clean water, change of clothing, nice sized shelter, and a clean kept full type bathroom facility. Then there will be less poor in exchange for more slaves by will. Slavery shouldnt be brought back, no, but civilized slavery should be brought forth. Ha! Think of all the good it would do for here in the U.S. of A... Think of what good it would do for the currently poor or broke if you're not poor or broke...
Since I have no job, and live here in Michigan, I'd be first in line to be a willing slave of such the civilized kind of way. So civilized that one may up and leave it when they want to. That is the kind of civilized slavery I'm talking about. Sounds good, hey? If any man hath an ear to hear, let him hear.- Bible
Now if only all hiring here in the U.S. made it possible for us to be a willing slave for those things I listed in bold, then life would be grand. Instead of working for pay imagine all those things I put in bold you'd be working just to keep. You all who earn money for a living should feel cheated if you think about it. You can see why, huh? If it had been offered like I say a long time ago, then we'd have it made as a country.
Anyway, I'm just looking out for us jobless ones. Could make for a nice money-less society inside one that still uses money.
But what say you ATS members? Should there be civilized slavery as I've explained it? Yes or no? And why to your answers?
[edit on 8-2-2010 by Tormentations]
Originally posted by havok
reply to post by Tormentations
In my opinion, we already are civilized slaves.
Definition of Slavery:
Slavery is a form of forced labor in which people are considered to be the property of others. Slaves can be held against their will from the time of their capture, purchase or birth, and deprived of the right to leave, to refuse to work, or to receive compensation (such as wages).
Forced Labor. Hmm....you can't live (in civilized society) without paying taxes. You will be thrown in jail. At least in the USA, that is...
Now, deprived of the right to refuse work...
Well, let's look at this for a minute.
You can't work in America without a Social Security Number. Why is that?
You can't live in American society without money. You can't live "freely" in civilized society without money, or without paying taxes. This is NOT a choice that one can make. The gov't deprives you the right to choose to pay taxes or make money.
In other words, you HAVE to work, to make money, in order to live.
If you don't work, you can't afford things, ergo, you can't survive.
All this is in context of civilized society.
You can be a bum, hobo, or slummer anywhere. But, disease, or starvation will eventually catch up to you.
Even if you decide to "live off the land", you really can't because you can't OWN the land without paying taxes. Even then, you would have to always be on the run, and if you don't have an I.D., you will be known as a 'terrorist'. Also, without a job, you can't pay taxes...
Anyone see the problem here besides me?
God Bless America....right?
Ponder that thought for a minute.
[edit on 9-2-2010 by havok]