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WikiPaidMeDia wrote

  1. Slavery is a very nuanced and complex term that encompasses many forms, and you can't speak about a single concept of slavery and apply to all of human history. For instance plantation seeds in France and America in the 18 century are absolutely terrible and morally gross, but that doesn't mean that every form of slavery is intrinsically morally wrong. The soldiers of the Qing dynasty in China were referred to as slaves (later that term would be applied to all descendants of the Qing dynasty) but the word had no link to the reality of any servile condition.

  2. Slavery existed for the vast overwhelming majority of human life on earth, and to postulate a "moral-awakening" in which humanity finally realized that all forms and shapes of slavery were inherently wrong is rejected by pretty much every scholar of slavery, the "economical" postulate is a much more convincing narrative in which some forms of slavery were dropped because of economical reasons. Humanity didn't magically wake up to some moral truth and stopped it immediately since if that were the case then it would also stop the most obvious and biggest morally wrong act: death, yet WW1-2, ..etc.

  3. Slavery in its nuanced form still continues to exist to our day: such as prisoners in the modern state.

I know this is a very controversial topic but it's not an excuse to be completely ignorant about the topic and commit basic common mistakes.