Skip to comments.The Slave Mentality
Posted on 06/15/2010 4:37:54 AM PDT by Scanian
When slavery is implemented by force, it is certainly a despicable institution. But is it any less despicable when the slaves are there by choice?
The interesting point about slavery is that whether it's forced or voluntary, the master is responsible for the slaves. The master feeds, clothes, and cares for his slaves, some masters better than others. But masters also manipulate their slaves. Eventually, all slaves start to notice the dichotomy between their lives and the lives of their masters.
There is an urban legend of a slave owner named Willie Lynch who recognized that slaves needed to be controlled. In a purported speech he gave to slave owners in 1712, he laid out a strategy that he said would keep slaves (blacks) in check for three hundred years. This strategy of control replaced hanging rebellious slaves with using fear, distrust, and envy. Lynch supposedly said, "[D]istrust is stronger than trust and envy is stronger than adulation, respect, or admiration."
Another thing the likely fictional Lynch went on to say in his speech was,
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Taxes once are theft. Continuous taxation is slavery.
Considering the fact that only 50 percent of the eligible tax payers are paying for the government, and supporting the other fifty percent, I can tell you for sure there is a slave class, and it is the taxpaying workers of this land.
I always call taxation, ‘institutionalized theft’. We are going to be made into drones for the state.
As it is, I am taxed to the point of radical mastectomy...AND I don’t think that level of taxation will remain static!!
Plagiarizing myself from yesterday:
“When O is finished with us, we WILL be slaves...slaves to all and any lazy, stupid and demanding creeps who want to stay home and get a check in the mail while everyone else gets up at 5:00 a.m. and goes to work.”
Socialism, Communisim, & Marxism = SLAVERY!
The USA is a republic only so long as we can keep it that way.
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