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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:58
    HoreTore replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    ....living in Rome, perhaps...? ....And yet they offer no guidance on the question of slavery? They are no guarantee against one person owning...
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  • Kralizec's Avatar
    Today, 18:58
    Kralizec replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    http://forums.totalwar.org/vb/showthread.php?147601-Speaking-of-Israel&p=2053610515&highlight=#post2053610515...
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  • rvg's Avatar
    Today, 18:52
    rvg replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    Did they know about chattel slavery from TV or from the newspapers? The Ten Commandments are very much timeless and unchanging.
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:51
    How can you not see that I absolutily get that, I relativate the numbers myself
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  • Kralizec's Avatar
    Today, 18:50
    Kralizec replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    According to wiki, the temporary arrangement was only for male Hebrew slaves. Slaves of non-hebrew ethnicity were property and inheritable, much like...
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:48
    It's a rebel group fighting the other rebel groups more than they fight Assad. Wonderful bunch, aren't they?
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:47
    HoreTore replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    So, the writers of the bible knew about various forms of slavery, including chattel slavery. One of the most important features in human history. It...
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  • rvg's Avatar
    Today, 18:45
    rvg replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    Your observation is irrelevant.
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:44
    HoreTore replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    Irrelevant. All the early church fathers knew about the slavery going on around them.
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  • rvg's Avatar
    Today, 18:44
    rvg replied to a thread ISIS on the offensive in Iraq in Backroom
    Except that IS in the Syrian context is also a rebel group.
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:43
    Those rebels are also fighting against IS. So, to say that 74% of the dutch muslim populations applauds those fighting IS is an equally accurate...
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:43
    Fragony replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    Do I bring up Isis all the time, really. Try finding it. Within context.
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  • rvg's Avatar
    Today, 18:40
    rvg replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    Not sure about Rome, I'm talking about Israel and Judea.
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  • Kralizec's Avatar
    Today, 18:37
    Kralizec replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    As far as I know that is not correct, I could be wrong though. Emancipation was usually a voluntary gesture. I do know that children of slaves, at...
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  • Kralizec's Avatar
    Today, 18:36
    Kralizec replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    ISIS has its own thread, you don't have to bring it up all the time. Boko Haram possibly deserves its own thread, but what's there to say about them?...
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:31
    But that's exactly what I pointed out myself Edit: my words; Just to make you feel better, an overwhelming majority of the Dutch muslims (74%)...
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:24
    Fragony replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    So what. It's perfectly possible to have an opinion on Hamas without even thinking about the settlements. I don't like that either but worse things...
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  • rvg's Avatar
    Today, 18:21
    rvg replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    That's the thing: it wasn't a lifelong service, it was a very specific time frame, usually 7 years. Afterwards the slave was able to declare himself...
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:18
    Fragony replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    I didn't know that, but it's hard to consider something a first strike when war has been declared.
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  • Kralizec's Avatar
    Today, 18:13
    Kralizec replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    I don't really see what the difference is...except that in ancient times slaves would occasionally be emancipated by their masters, as a reward for...
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:12
    HoreTore replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    I fully agree that the vast majority of the settlers are not from there.
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:11
    Fragony replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    I know it's unfair. But lets be honest the majority isn't even from there, mostly refugees from the civil war in Libanon. Not building settlements...
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  • Kralizec's Avatar
    Today, 18:09
    Kralizec replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    If we were talking about Israel in general that would be debatable. Gaza and the West bank, however, were grabbed in the six-day war which opened...
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:04
    HoreTore replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    You are correct that Gaza is not the west bank. The West Bank has kept at peace with Israel for years. Gaza has been at war with Israel several...
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  • HoreTore's Avatar
    Today, 18:02
    HoreTore replied to a thread Morality in Backroom
    Both the Greeks and the Romans had common forms of slavery without time limits.
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  • Fragony's Avatar
    Today, 18:01
    Fragony replied to a thread Speaking of Israel... in Backroom
    Settlements should stop I'd say but the west bank isn't Gaza. Both are Israeli territory in my opinion but that's just my opinion, was taken in a war...
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  • HopAlongBunny's Avatar
    Today, 18:01
    I can understand the protest; people want to be clear that sweeping this into the abyss will not pass. The problem is: anytime you take to the...
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