posted on Jun, 2 2013 @ 11:47 AM
reply to post by Kgnow
Do not attempt to qoute from the Koran if you do not COMPREHEND each and every verse in it. as well as the era when that qoute was made.
In the past, slavery was acceptable, simply because the world was young, human population was small and resources in abundance that could have fed
However, education was limited and technology not yet progressed and thus slavery then was one means to ensure that mankind could be fed and survived,
more so upon the enemies of the state whom chosed war instead of intelligent diplomacy and lost. Equally, slavery was a form of survival for failed
states, whose citizens sold themselves as teachers, scribes, etc in order to survive, such as greeks during roman times. And also for tribes facing
greying society and need new young to beef up the population.
However slaves were not meant to be such for life, nor their children. 7 years were the limit and at every jubilee year, slaves were mandatorily freed
practised by civilised nations.
BUT all that changed when mankind progress and evolved. Slavery is no longer necessary, nor is condone in our world today, for we have the tech and
the population to progress and evolve with our planet's abundance.
Do you think any nation can get away with conquest and imposition of slavery in our modern world? It's a no brainer.
The Koran and other mainstream religious texts are only principles which the basis for moral and ethical guidelines are derive from. What that was
contextual back down may not be relevant in today's times, but its principles will remain the same - for example:- captured enemies of wars -made
into prisoners serving time and labour. Children and womjen turned into citizens and contribute to society.
No one needs to stay ignorant or mentally challenged. I hope you too will not enjoy that position.