Athenian-Style Slave-Maker Alert

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Jeff Sallot wants to enslave thousands of young refugees (who are desperate to flee violence) by turning them into military slaves who are forced to fight for Canada and serve no other purpose. He suggests keeping them in large holding facilities where they can be monitored.

“Why not train thousands of young refugee men in Canada and send them back to fight? We have a lot of geography and a number of military bases that can be used for training.

Say we offer these Syrian and Iraqi men this deal: If you want to come to Canada you have to agree to a rigorous military training regime to fight the caliphate. You say you’re fleeing ISIS. Well, here’s your chance to do something about ISIS — and Canada will help you.

Able-bodied single men who refuse the deal would drop to the bottom of the list. Or we could admit them conditionally, keep them in holding facilities until a more thorough screening process can assure Canadian officials the men are not a security risk. I think most of them would take the deal.”

(via http://ipolitics.ca/…/bombs-arent-working-to-beat-isis-we-…/)

This guy is a slave-making impulse away from suggesting that we make a deal with Blacks desperate to flee Africa that they can come to Canada as long as they work for us for free. Most will take the deal, he’ll say, because they are so desperate to flee their tragic situation and it’s only logical that we exploit them unfairly. Furthermore, we can pack them as close together as we can in large cargo ships so we can get a maximum number of workers at one time.

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Getting Rid of the Slave-Makers

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Thomas Jefferson owned more than just land.  He also owned more than six hundred slaves, mostly inherited from his father and his father-in-law and his political attitude toward the slavery question was always extremely ambiguous.  His ideal republic of small landowners enjoying equal rights did not include people of color, on whose forced labour the economy of his native Virginia largely depended. [1]

The United States was founded on principles similar to those of ancient Athens where “democracy” and “equal rights” were reserved for the slave-making elite.  Slave-makers like Voltaire helped push through free speech—the real motivation being that self-proclaimed “masters” wanted to be uninhibited in saying whatever they wanted, particularly when it came to ludicrous justifications for slavery and imperialism.  (I still agree with free speech, but it’s important to understand the real reason for its acceptance.)  Slave-makers like Voltaire are only interested in civil debate between slave-makers so that the basic assumptions of such debates are sharply delimited.  For example: “Should Blacks be enslaved because they are racially inferior and no better than cattle, or should they be enslaved for humanitarian reasons such as helping them learn how to use soap?” [2]


Athenian-style slave-makers enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of enslaving others on top of the status of being “progressives.” Movements against discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation gained momentum in the West largely because they gave the appearance of liberalism while leaving slave-making pathology untouched.  (This doesn’t mean that all the protesters for those movements were Athenian-style slave-makers or disingenuous.  Those movements consisted of real as well as fake liberals.)

It sounds strange that slave-making can still exist despite professed acceptance of racial equality.  However, that’s because slave-makers shifted from more direct forms of slavery to other forms of slavery such as wage-slavery which enslaves regular humans of all races.

(On the condition of slaves in Ancient Athens:)

Slaves could not own property, but their masters often let them save up to purchase their freedom, and records survive of slaves operating businesses by themselves, making only a fixed tax-payment to their masters. Athens also had a law forbidding the striking of slaves: if a person struck what appeared to be a slave in Athens, that person might find himself hitting a fellow-citizen, because many citizens dressed no better. It astonished other Greeks that Athenians tolerated back-chat from slaves.  Athenian slaves fought together with Athenian freemen at the battle of Marathon, and the monuments memorialize them.  It was formally decreed before the battle of Salamis that the citizens should “save themselves, their women, children, and slaves”. [3]

(On the conditions for former slaves in Réunion:)

The number of slaves in French colonies emancipated in 1848 has been estimated at 250, 0000 (or less than 10 percent of the number of slaves in the United States).  As in the United States, however, forms of legal inequality continued well after formal emancipation: in Réunion, for example, after 1848 former slaves could be arrested and imprisoned as indigents unless they could produce a labor contract as a servant or worker on a plantation.  Compared with the previous legal regime, under which fugitive slaves were hunted down and returned to their masters if caught, the difference was real, but it represented a shift in policy rather than a complete break with the previous regime. [4]

One can view the emancipation of slaves in Réunion as being a mere shift from direct Spartan-style slave-making to more indirect Athenian-style slave-making.  Athenian-style slave-making is obsessed with finding ways to force other human beings to work.  It has nothing to do with the fact that this helps the economy.  It has everything to do with specializing in controlling the labour of others so one doesn’t have to perform any labour themselves.  Athenian-style slave-making is the predominant force governing Western society today.  People are forced to work in a way that is considered acceptable to the slave-makers.  Anybody who stops working for the slave-makers and is not a slave-maker themselves becomes poor almost immediately.


Phoney-liberalism is reaching a tipping point where all of the progressive values upheld in rhetoric are becoming genuinely realized to the point that slave-making itself is in jeopardy. This a very dangerous time period as a result.  Spartan-style slave-makers will do what they always do which is try to maintain fascist conditions.  Athenian-style slave-makers, who have always fundamentally done the same while paying lip-service to human rights, are going to be all over the map.  In Voltaire’s time, Voltaire could pretend to care about free speech and support free speech measures his entire life because so many other elements of society maintained slave-making conditions for him.  This allowed him to look less hypocritical.  However, if Voltaire were alive today, he would both have to pay lip-service to free speech to maintain his phoney-liberal façade, but then take immediate measure to help suppress free speech for the general public to help maintain slave-making dogma.

It’s obvious Justin Trudeau has become a walking contradiction at this point because he has to support liberal ideals in speech, but must immediately take action against professed ideals to maintain the fundamentals of slave-making:

David Suzuki on Justin Trudeau:

“I said, ‘Justin, stop it, you’re just being political, you just want to make headway in Alberta,’” Suzuki says he told Trudeau. “You’re for the development of the tar sands, you’re for the Keystone pipeline, but you’re against the Northern Gateway, you’re all over the damn map!” [5]

Both Spartan and Athenian-style slave-makers will be working hard to oppose many of the liberties that past slave-makers helped establish such as free speech; equal rights for people of different races, genders, and sexual orientations; universal suffrage etc.  It will start becoming more and more obvious which people truly believe in principles of democracy, free speech, and liberalism and which people are just pretending.  (Even the North Korean elite profess to be democratic.)

The frauds need to be discarded by society.  I still support a basic income and basic human rights for all including those frauds.  They will pay in the form of public condemnation, isolation and worst of all: not being able to execute their intrinsic slave-making pathology.  Slave-maker ants will starve to death without their slaves even when food is provided.  [6]

More genuine movements that re-emphasize the importance of racial and gender equality, free speech, democracy, sexual and religious freedom, the necessity of a basic income etc. and which simultaneously condemn phoney-liberals like Voltaire and Trudeau are critical.  The ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement is a good illustration of the necessity for a second wave of real liberalism that reaffirms all the liberal values made popular in the past with the help of Athenian-style slave-makers who will now begin taking measures to counteract those same values because those ideals now threaten their control.

It will be scary how many people will drop their liberal façade and shift to extreme slave-making practices once their cushy, elite-oppressor status is threatened.

The entire history of Westernism has been inverse-civilization.  This might be the first time Westernism has started to shift towards real civilization.


Sources:

[1] Piketty, Thomas, and Arthur Goldhammer. Capital in the Twenty-first Century. Print. Page 158.

[2] White Man’s Burden

[3] Athenian Slaves

[4] Piketty, Thomas, and Arthur Goldhammer. Capital in the Twenty-first Century. Print. Page 593.

[5] Why David Suzuki called Justin Trudeau a twerp

[6] “Slavemaking Ants: Taking over the colony…”

The Daily Servant of Power

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Today’s servant of power is:aristotle

Aristotle

I always thought the reverence people had for ancient Athens and Aristotle represented a lack of genuine insight.

Ancient Athens is no example of direct democracy.  When women aren’t given the right to vote and slavery is a common staple of society, it’s still just elitism masquerading as liberalism.

Aristotle, himself, tried to find excuses for why slavery was justified for his own self-convenience – nothing more.

On top of that he engaged in the constant fear-mongering oppressors always use against the people they victimize.  The British fear of the East Indians, the fear European settlers had for the Native Americans, the fear Westerners have for Middle Easterners despite using their industrialized militaries to slaughter them in large numbers or various tactics to destabilize the region.

This mentality is pathological (in a way that makes it even more evil.) Here’s a perfect illustration: Tampa police: Marine reservist attacked Greek priest he mistook for terrorist

The Spartans were likewise “terrified” of the Helots, whom they had enslaved.  Aristotle compares the Helots to “an enemy constantly sitting in wait of the disaster of the Spartans”. [1]

Lying for the oppressors says everything about a person’s true character and, at the end of the day, character is all that truly matters in terms of alleviating human suffering and building a truly peaceful global community.

For me, Aristotle is like Orwell. I agree with many of Orwell’s observations and assertions and often make use of his ideas.  Nineteen Eighty-Four illustrates very well the use of a constant threat of enemy attack to justify endless, mindless warfare.  However, if Orwell were alive today, he might also be engaging in mindless fear-mongering and Islamophobia and would most likely have supported genocide in Gaza.  People become very different when it comes to power and easily do everything they originally purported to oppose.

Aside

They despise the concept of “white guilt,” but never to the point that they’ll stop committing the crimes.

(Clarification: When I say “white guilt,” I’m not referring to an inherent feeling of shame associated with being born white.  All I’m referring to is a sense of shame associated with the behaviour of the collective group representing an individual.

“Albertan guilt” would be the lack of pride or sense of embarrassment one feels when seeing the destruction of the environment carried out by those comprising one’s affiliated province.  It’s not referring to some inherent sense of guilt or shame associated with being an Albertan.

The above quote holds true for either definition, in my opinion.

And it is interesting to compare the historic embrace of inherent duty captured in the concept of “the White man’s burden” to the rejection of the idea of inherent guilt that is being propagated by who even knows…)