Slavery and White Guilt

By James Eden:

SlaveryThe Transatlantic Slave Trade is one of the most discussed topics in British history. It is also a political issue as many blacks believe that whites should pay them financial compensation to make up for the injustice of their ancestors being enslaved by whites.

Although, so far anyway, our government has declined to pay this money, called reparations, there is no doubt that the official line is that we should be deeply ashamed by our part in slavery and that we should do everything we can to acknowledge it and make moral, if not financial, amends for it.

This thinking is demonstrated every year in our schools when British school children learn about the horrors of the slave trade during Black History Month. Every aspect of the trade is dissected and white British children are left in no doubt that slavery was the fault of their ancestors and something to feel deeply ashamed of.

But should we feel guilty about the slave trade? Is the role of our white British ancestors in slavery, and indeed the role of the white race in the trade as a whole, uniquely evil, something without parallel and something that we should atone for in perpetuity?

There Has Always Been Slavery

Slavery is one of the oldest trades known to man. All races and all civilisations have practised it: China, India, Arabia, Africa and in the Americas. All peoples have made slaves of their own and enslaved other peoples. And white Europeans are no exception. Julius Caesar was said to have enslaved 1 million white Gauls for the Roman Empire. Even the word “slave” comes from the word “Slav”, a name that came to be used because the Slavic people were a favourite choice for Mongol, Arab and indeed white slavers.

And we British enslaved our own people too. Many indigenous Britons reading this essay will have had ancestors who were slaves. The Anglo-Saxons made slaves of the Ancient Britons and the Anglo-Saxons were in turn enslaved by the invading Danish Vikings. When Oliver Cromwell conquered Ireland in the middle of the 17th century, he sent over 100,000 men, women and children to the West Indies to be sold into slavery.

Slavery 4The Muslims were perhaps the world’s biggest enslavers, an estimated 19 million people becoming the victims of Islamic slavery. Their slave trade ran for far longer than that of the Europeans. Muslims enslaved both black African and white European alike.

Africa itself also had its own domestic and international slave trade long before the appearance of the Europeans. Most African societies did not recognise private property in land so slaves often acted as one way in which individuals could own means of profitable production. Enslavement was often a by-product of localised warfare where the vanquished became the slaves of the victors.

Africans also sold their own people amongst themselves and to others as well. Caravan routes had long linked sub-Saharan Africa with North African and indeed the wider Mediterranean and the Middle East, so Africans used this route to establish a trans-Saharan slave trade. When the white man came, there was already a large scale African slave trade in existence that was then adapted to the European market. It did not have to be created for him.

The Atlantic Slave Trade

But for some reason, the fact that all races have practised slavery throughout history is never mentioned in our schools or promoted in the media. There are no calls for Muslims to apologise to Europe for their involvement in the much longer and much bigger North African slave trade. No films are made about it in Hollywood. The French do not ask for reparations from Italy for the million of their ancestors sold into slavery by Caesar.

So perhaps the Atlantic slave trade, the enslavement of mainly West African blacks by white Europeans, is a special case. Maybe there is something unique about it that warrants the high profile place that it has in our society. Perhaps we should feel guilty about this particular slave trade after all.

How Did We Get Our Slaves?

To engage in the slave trade, you obviously need slaves. So how did white Europeans acquire their slaves in the first place? The image usually promoted is of ships of white slave traders pulling ashore in Africa, storming a local village and violently kidnapping the inhabitants to sell on as slaves.

The reality, however, is much less dramatic. But what is shocking is how the truth of the matter is never discussed and is airbrushed from the history lessons. The truth is that the overwhelming majority of black African slaves were sold to the white slavers by black Africans themselves.

The notion of white slavers establishing themselves in Africa and carrying out raids on villages is simply not feasible. Europeans were highly prone to the many diseases present along the West African coast such as Malaria, dysentery and yellow fever. Attempts to make a base in Africa for any amount of time would have left them open to severe ill health and seriously threatened their lives. Africa was not known as the “white man’s grave” for nothing.

In this environment, the Europeans were very rarely able to get the upper hand, so they were usually very much junior partners to the African rulers, merchants and middlemen who were already established in the slave trade along the West African coast. African empires that had been established before the coming of the white man, such as Dahomey and Ashanti (located in modern day Benin and Ghana) were able to use the slave ports at Ouidah and Elmina to make massive profits and become extremely powerful thanks to the trade in their fellow Africans.

African slave traders discouraged Europeans from entering into the interior of Africa because they themselves wanted to supply the slaves and thus maximise their profits. The European slavers were happy to go along with this because it was much cheaper, and held less risk of disease, than attempting to find the resources to capture the many slaves they needed themselves. It was much easier to give the Africans guns with which they could fight the wars between themselves that ensured such a rich supply of slaves.

Did We Force Africa to Sell Slaves?

The reason Europeans came to Africa in the first place was because even though it was so far away and, because of the diseases, such a risky venture, the profits to be made were enormous.

But if the Africans involved in the slave trade had truly wanted to stop their brothers being sold as slaves, there wouldn’t have been much the Europeans could have done about it.

A concerted resistance by Africans would most probably have seen off the Europeans. If the African slavers had left their slave ports and gone back into the interior of Africa to defend their people, the cost of trying to tame a hostile population would have seen the profits of the white slavers evaporate and so they would have had to look elsewhere for their cheap labour.

Another myth is that the African elite didn’t resist slavery because they saw it as futile in face of superior European firepower. European military technology wasn’t advanced enough to allow them unlimited access to Africa, at least not until the 19th century, decades after slavery had begun and in the century when it ended. They didn’t resist because they didn’t want to resist. They, like the white Europeans, were driven by greed.

Europe Abolishes Slavery

Slavery end ofThe European slave trade wasn’t unique. What was unique, however, is that Europeans abolished slavery. The first European country to put an end to their involvement in slavery was Denmark, which outlawed the institution in 1803. Britain herself banned the slave trade, but not actual slavery itself, in 1807. When the Slavery Abolition Bill 1833 came into force on 1 August 1834, slavery was finally abolished throughout the whole of the British Empire.

The focus on Britain’s role in the slave trade is always on how evil we were for being participants. Of course, slavery is abhorrent and the Atlantic slave trade was no different. But what is not usually examined with as much gusto is the massive part Britain played in bringing the slave trade to an end.

The Royal Navy during this period really did rule the waves and from the outset of Britain’s retreat from slavery, were militant in their attempts to shut the trade down. There were heavy fines for any slaves found aboard a British ship and to dissuade other countries from attempting to continue the trade, they declared that slavery was tantamount to piracy and thus carried the death penalty.

British ships set up a naval blockade to stop the transportation of slaves from West Africa to the Americas. Many thousands of slave ships were detained during the decades the blockade was in operation. A Royal Navy Lieutenant called Patrick Forbes estimated in 1849 that during a period of 26 years, 103,000 slaves were set free thanks to the British naval blockade.

Africa Continues the Slave Trade

Some of the biggest opponents of Britain’s break with slavery were the African rulers themselves. Far from being relieved that no more of their countrymen would be taken by British slavers, they were deeply unhappy that they would no longer enjoy the wealth that they had earned from selling slaves and collecting taxes from slaves passing through their domains.

With the passing of the anti-slavery legislation, Britain had effectively ended their livelihood. There were even delegations sent to London by African chiefs to protest about the abolition of the slave trade. One African, outraged that slavery was on the verge of extinction, insisted that his “oracle and priests” had told him that their god totally agreed with slavery. According to his divine sources, so did the Christian and Muslims gods as well.

So the slave trade carried on in many parts of Africa long after the British abolished it. If there was demand for the slaves in the Americas, the supply from Africa would always be there. Although the Royal Navy’s blockade stopped some slave ships, many more slipped through the net and managed to transport their cargo to the Americas. In fact, Britain’s strenuous efforts to suppress the trade pushed up the price of slaves in America, making the trade more profitable than ever.

The Muslim Slave Trade

Slavery - WhiteWe have seen how Europeans were far from being the only culprits in international slavery. Perhaps it is the sheer scale and numbers of slaves involved in the Atlantic slave trade that is the reason why we whites are constantly called on to atone for our sins whilst other slaving peoples are overlooked?

Yet again, the truth is distinctly at odds with promoted dogma. The Atlantic slave trade was in operation for around four centuries and involved about 10-12 million black slaves who were brought to the Americas. But the biggest traders in black slaves were not white Europeans but Islamic Arabs.

Between 650AD and 1900AD, Muslims enslaved between 11-18 million Africans, who were sold across the Red Sea, Indian Ocean and the Sahara Desert. This figure is far in excess of the numbers of black slaves transported to the Americas by white Europeans.

And it wasn’t just black Africans who were enslaved by the Muslims. Between the 16th and 19th centuries, Muslim pirates called Corsairs from the Barbary Coast in North Africa raided ships and villags in the Mediterranean and Atlantic enslaving the white inhabitants.

Any sailors travelling in the Mediterranean, or villagers living along the shores in places like Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and even England and Ireland, faced the real prospect by of being captured and made slaves by the Muslim Corsairs and taken to Barbary Coast cities like Algiers and Tunis and being sold as slaves.

From 1530 and 1780, between 1 million to 1.25 million white Europeans were enslaved in this manner by the Muslims. And their lives were just as pitiful as their African counterparts, being forced to work in quarries and heavy construction but mostly as galley slaves rowing the Corsair crafts themselves.

White Slaves

Slavery - White IndenturedWhile we hear countless tales of the woes that befell the black slaves that were brought to America, there is another group of people who were also enslaved in this new country, and indeed in Britain and the West Indies and who, in many respects, suffered more hardship than their black counterparts. Their part in the history of slavery is little known, or perhaps more accurately, conveniently forgotten.

From the start of the 17th century to the early 19th century, between one half and two thirds of all the White colonists who came to the New World came as slaves. They were owned as property, were accorded no rights and had no recourse to the law. Laws relating to fugitive black slaves also applied to them.

Most books on white labour in early American history referrer to these people as “indentured servitude” or “bondservants.” The reality, however, is that the conditions these people lived and worked under should more properly be termed as permanent slavery unto death.

The papers allowing the enslavement, termed indentures, were often forged by kidnappers and press-gangs. The owner of the indentured worker had the right to increase the length of the term of indenture, in reality making it a life sentence, on the flimsiest of excuses. The “indentured worker” had no say in the matter.

Although these people are not called “slaves” today, perhaps for political rather than historical reasons, people at the time had no qualms about using the word to describe these people. In Thomas Burton’s Parliamentary Diary 1656-1659, in 1659 the English parliament debated the practice of selling Britons into slavery in the New World.

In the Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, America and West Indies of 1701, there is a passage that tells of a protest over the “encouragement to the spiriting away of Englishmen without their consent and selling them for slaves, which hath been a practice very frequent and known by the name of kidnapping.” In the British West Indies, plantation slavery had begun as early as 1627. In Barbados by the 1640’s there were an estimated 25,000 slaves; 21,700 of these slaves were white.

The word “kidnapping” itself comes from the expression “kid-nabbing”, which referred to the practice of abducting children to be sold in the British factories or into plantation slavery in America. Another phrase that has its roots in white slavery is “spirited away” because white slavers that kidnapped fellow whites were called “spirits.”

The British newspaper, The Argosy, reported in 1893 that “”Few, but readers of old colonial state papers and records, are aware that between the years 1649 to 1690 a lively trade was carried on between England and the plantations, as the colonies were then called, [a trade] in political prisoners… they were sold at auction… for various terms of years, sometimes for life, as slaves.”

The situation of the white slaves in the New World echoed that of the conditions of worker in Britain during this period. Their legal form of contracted indentured servitude was little better than common slavery. British children were routinely taken from orphanages and workhouses to be put in factories for a lifetime of horrors.

They often worked 16-hour days of unceasing toil, without a break. If they dared to fall asleep at their machines, they were whipped awake. For committing crimes such as arriving late or talking during work, they were beaten with a “billy-roller,” an eight feet long by one and a half inch diameter iron bar. The primitive machines in the factories mutilated thousands of children each year. Often disabled for life by these accidents, they were simply turned out onto the street.

What must also be considered is that when these “free” workers didn’t have enough food to eat, they simply starved. Their bosses didn’t care if they lived or died or about the conditions they lived in. There was an endless supply of workers from the local area who could and would replace them.

Black slaves in America, however, were an investment for the slave owner. He had paid for them so it was in his interests to insure that his investment was kept functional. This meant that in terms of diet, health and shelter, black slaves in America were often better off than white “workers” in the north of America and actually far better off than workers in much of industrialised Europe.

Conclusion

The reason, or at least the official reason, that whites today are made to feel such guilt over the Atlantic slave trade is because of the “Sins of the Father” scenario. The thinking behind this mode of thought is that because our forefathers committed such a heinous act, then it is our duty, collectively, to recognise that act and work towards repairing the damage that was caused to the victims of that act.

Yet it is only the sins of white fathers that are recognised when the subject of slavery is examined. And examined it most certainly is. In the annual ritual ceremony of hair-shirt wearing called Black History Month, white British children are made to look at, in front of their black and Muslim classmates, how wicked and evil their white ancestors were and it is explained to them in no uncertain terms that this guilt can never be washed away.

Of course, the sins of the father philosophy is simply a ruse. Our children are being psychologically abused by our education system because it furthers the political ideology of the liberal-left establishment. If one doubts this, then why aren’t black schoolchildren told during Black History Month how their forefathers have equal blood on their hands through their organised trading in their own brothers? Or Islamic children forced to write essays on how their ancestors were the biggest slavers in the history of the world?

Why are white children not taught about the slavery that their ancestors suffered at the hands of other people and at the hands of their own? Why do we not celebrate the fact that ancestors of the white British children abolished the slave trade, while the forebears of their black and Muslim classmates were busy fighting tooth and nail to keep the institution alive? If it had have been Muslims and not Europeans who had abolished the slave trade, this would be the focus of much celebration and fanfare.

It is only white children who are systematically stripped of their dignity and self-worth and made to loathe their history and their people. Only white children are publicly humiliated in such a way. Only white children are brainwashed into becoming cowed and rootless citizens, sculpted whilst young to accept all the dictates of the ideology of mass immigration and multiculturalism when they become adults.

The British people today bear no responsibility, either collectively or individually, for slavery. We should feel no guilt and we have nothing to apologise for. The only people who are owed an apology is the generation of white schoolchildren who have been deliberately taught to hate themselves and their people by sick and twisted individuals in pursuit of an equally sick and twisted ideology.

By James Eden © 2013

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56 thoughts on “Slavery and White Guilt

  1. Did you forget to mention that the main buyers and sellers of Atlantic slaves were Jews, or did I miss it ? It was quite wrong to blame the whole thing on Christians.

    1. Very true.
      In fact, the Jews also dominated the slave trade in Europe and the Mediterranean from Roman times onwards.

  2. Berber pirates enslaved Icelanders in the seventeenth century.

    Search Guðríður Símonardóttir,, Icelander woman slave in Argel.

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          Well, at least the U.S. and Canada recognise that this initiative (Black History Month) should, in recognition of their history, be in the shortest month.

      1. I think it must be bigger in some parts of the UK than others.

        How would the Olympic event work: a gold medal for the biggest load of guilt-tripping BS, perhaps?

        1. There could be loads of possibilities for white participants though:

          The hundred metre bend-over-backwards race. This is where despite doing everything for these people, including giving your country and the very survival of your people away, you just cannot do enough for them before you cross that final ‘finished’ line as quickly as you can run.
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          The inner-city not-get-shot-put. This speaks for itself. Vibrant and dynamic loving participants seem to enjoy this sport of avoiding getting shot and the feeling of being on edge as they navigate their way home late at night. It makes them feel alive when they reach home safely.
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          The white man’s burden (or guilt tripping) weight lifting event. Nobody has managed to successfully lift the baggage, but some people insist on keep trying despite it getting heavier every four years.
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          The media driven high-jump. This is where a baying mob of Guardian / NUJ union journalists charge at any deviating view holder with medieval-like shrieking and calls for a societal beheading. The participant must vault themselves over their bar of satisfactory capitulation before the mob is called off.
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          The deep diving event. This is a spectator event where white participants watch formerly nice places turn into complete dives before their very eyes. Marks are given for media spins, council contortions and verbal acrobatics whilst on the descent.
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          The 100 nationality polyglot event. This is a challenge where white British participants guess as to which language and race their fellow city and townsfolk increasingly come from. Extra marks are given to be able to distinct Swahili from Bantu, Afghani from Bangladeshi, Malaysians from Filipino, and indeed, Lithuanian from Polish.
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  3. I feel no guilt over slavery as my ancestors had it just as tough & weren’t involved in slave trading.
    Even if they were, why should I feel guilty for something I didn’t do?

      1. European Imperialism Ended Slavery Worldwide

        “The widespread revulsion which the hideous institution of slavery inspires today was largely confined to Western civilisation a century ago, and a century before that was largely confined to a portion of British society.

        No one seems interested in the epic story of how this curse that covered the globe and endured for thousands of years was finally gotten rid of by the West – not only in Western societies but in other societies conquered, controlled, or pressured by the West.

        The resistance put up by Africans, Asians and Arabs was monumental in defense of slavery, and lasted for more than a century. Only the overwhelming military power of the West enabled it to prevail on this issue, and only the moral outrage of Western peoples kept their government’s feet to the fire politically to maintain the pressure against slavery around the world.

        Read the full text below
        European Imperialism Ended Slavery Worldwide
        http://www.seanbryson.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=42

        Lots more stuff about slavery here
        http://www.seanbryson.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?fid=56

        While you are here, you may like to read the article about the Roots Fraud, as this piece of garbage is being shown on TV again tonight.
        http://www.seanbryson.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=44

      2. Interestingly someone once described petrol as the equivalent of having slaves, that if it goes, life will be very difficult, though I think we could adapt.

    1. I know for a fact my ancestors never kept slaves but sometimes I really wish I had one of my own………………….Is that an arrestable remark?

  4. I’m a firm believer in slavery, though not of your own people. There will always be menial jobs that are above your own that POWs and lesser races can fill. The Spartans had Helots to fill the jobs they did not want to do, why can we not have our own?

    1. No, SerpentSlayer, no race should live within a society in which they depend upon another race to do their manual labour. Two races should never co-exist within the same territory otherwise the constant pitiful whining of the subject race eventually evokes sympathy in the hearts of the more liberal members of the dominant race and the liberals begin to campaign to improve the lot of the slaves. This leads to emancipation and thereafter miscegenation and the dominant race suddenly finds itself in trouble.
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      If there is manual work that no-one wants to do, then we must mechanise and create machines to do that work for us.

      1. Yes indeed Max. Helot uprisings (ultimately successful) in Sparta and frequent slave rebellions in the Americas (e.g Haiti) are old lessons. For a modern lesson we should look a the history of apartheid; people were not, of course, kept in slavery or anything like it, but it is the perfect example of a minority ruling a majority and being dependant on the labour of that majority -it could not last. The Afrikaners, or some of them, have learnt that lesson and at Orania they have made a new beginning relying on no-one but themselves, what a pity that the Spartans and the Whites of San Domingue never had a chance to learn the same lesson.

    2. Bad idea. All work is honorable. We should do our own dirty work. Here in Calfornia the Mexican invasion has been facilitated by the idea that there is work that white people don’t do, that manual work is now somehow beneath us. Now much of the construction industry labor has been taken over by Mexicans, plus, they get to vote soon.

      1. Funny enough the same lie has been sold to white people in the UK about immigrants that are needed to do the jobs that the whites won’t do.
        Now a lot of whites are finding themselves effectively banned from jobs due to quotas & also if they don’t embrace diversity.

        1. You say bringing in these immigrants to do the menial work that whites won’t do is a lie but don’t give any other reason for bringing these people into western/ european countries.

          I would also add that immigration allows Europeans/European westerners to pursue careers that give them 2-3 times the wages of the immigrants who are carrying out the menial (essential) work.

          1. If you know anything about Right wing theories or at least read them, you would know exactly why immigrants are bought here to work or at least why the lie of needing them is told.
            That’s why I didn’t feel the need to explain that.

            “I would also add that immigration allows Europeans/European westerners to pursue careers that give them 2-3 times the wages of the immigrants who are carrying out the menial (essential) work.” No simply not true, the immigrants compete for the same jobs on all levels.
            The White working class has been largely wiped out & now the same is happening to the White middle class.

  5. Good grief we’ve all been bloody slaves. The difference is that other people don’t define themselves by their enslavement in the the way that blacks have done.

    1. Quite so jackdaw, we are the slaves now, we work and pay every tax going to feed and house the Black race and many others included.

      1. It suits the agenda that the victimhood of certain people is played up & for others it’s played down.
        Certain types of political activists then ruthlessly exploit the victim card along with the race card with the connivance of those supposedly representing our interests.

    1. Thanks for the reference Sean. I often used to look at your website for useful stuff, and I was sad when you announced its closure a few years ago. Glad to see you’re back.

  6. When I was researching my Family Tree I found a census that included my Grandmother and it stated her name, her age (12 years old) and occupation ,, Farm Labourer !!!

    Now if that is not slavery what is ? and by our own Land Owners. however we do not keep complaining about our Own Slavery unlike the Blacks but as most people realise they complain to gain social advantage and unfortunately our politicians are not intelligent enough to realise this.

    1. My family tree is much the same & I think the politicians are picked precisely because they are stupid & corrupt & will do exactly as they are told.
      As soon as they step out of line, you know what happens.

    2. When I have been researching friends family trees I have been left breathless by the huge families their ancestors had. One family had 18 children, Mind you she lost a few. We are at a critical point now in our demographics why dont we again breed like there is no tomorrow.

  7. The only thing that makes me ashamed of my race is that is represented by such creeps as those in the picture. I remember this event a year or two ago, it was some church thing – a prayer for forgiveness or something of the sort. What it illustrates is the hopeless degeneracy of official Christianity, always a latent tendency but now supercharged by political correctness.

    1. I have also seen white liberals debasing themselves in this way, it’s sad that they’re so stupid & ignorant.

  8. I do not feel any guilt, as I wasn’t there, nor participated in any of it. It was our nation which assisted in eradicating a substantial amount of it, with substantial resistance from the Jewish plantation owners & slave traders, along with the, Arab, Muslim, Black slavers. It should be they who get on their knees, not the western Europeans. majority of western Europeans at that time were treated nothing more than serfs, who had no influence in the politics or economy, except forced to work under them. If these morons wish to embarrass themselves with this stupidity, then let them, take away there passports, let them live in those countries, we do not need fools like this.

  9. [1] I do wish articles like this one would avoid making over-wide generalisations. Such as:
    ‘All peoples have made slaves of their own and enslaved other peoples.’ Have they? Human beings may have existed for hundreds of thousands of years; how do you know what they did?

    [2] A similar problem is the no doubt understandable failure to describe ‘slavery’. Were serfs slaves? Were peasant slaves? Were the untouchables slaves?

    [3] You make no mention of the forces behind this anti-white pseudo-educational nonsense. Why not?

    1. ”You make no mention of the forces behind this anti-white pseudo-educational nonsense. Why not?” I think, for the same reasons GA/BR admits he cannot go the full hog. No one seriously trying to win the support of our weak minded white cattle, can go the full hog… pun intended Revisionist. We keep hearing about the BNP this, or that group that etc etc… any serious leader cannot go the full hog.
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      Anyhow, the whites were simply the last in line of the BIG three slave trading nations/ethnic groups; Cantonese; Jews; Moors; Whites…. then ended it.

      1. On this occasion we don’t as you say, make mention of the forces behind this “anti-white pseudo-educational nonsense”, but we have done elsewhere on this site.
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        Sometimes when setting the parameters for a particular article, it is not deemed necessary to state everything one knows about the subject matter in hand, as an article can sometimes have greater impact if the author leaves ‘a little something’ for the reader to deduce for himself. Sometimes, less is more, as they say.

  10. Hi Rerevisionist,

    As the author of the article, some answers to your questions:

    1. Of course I could be incorrect in stating that slavery has always existed as long as Mankind has existed but as Man has enslaved his fellow man since recorded history, I have no reason to doubt that the practice was not carried out in prehistory. So I think the statement is valid if technically unprovable.

    2. I think I made this subject apparent within the essay in regard to the horrendous conditions of workers in the Industrial Revolution and white indentured workers in the New World. Or, if you will, white slaves.

    When people mention the world, “slave”, the immediate image that this world conjures up is that of a black person. As I said in the essay, the living conditions of white “slaves”, or serfs or indentured workers etc. were often far worse than those of blacks, so it matters little that these people weren’t officially classified as slaves because that’s what they were in actuality.

    3. The essay was originally written for a different audience, one not quite as “switched on” as the readership of the Western Spring website. With hindsight, I agree that I could have added to it to mention the unmentionables in regard to their prominent role in the slave trade. But as Max Musson says above, sometimes essays can pique people’s interests and lead people to look at matters more in depth and then they can come to their own earth shattering revelations independently and in their own manner and in their own time.

    As for the forces behind the lies about slavery, I didn’t mention a certain tribe mainly because of the above but also because I don’t agree with putting all our eggs in the same basket in regards to blame for our current predicament. I think White Nationalism has suffered greatly by having one, ready-made, catch-all nemesis that we can continually apportion blame which allows other guilty parties off the hook.

    A certain group is undoubtedly behind a lot of our woes (the fact that I’m having to talk in such a sideways manner is proof of this.) But to use the example of slavery and the white guilt behind it, perhaps if even a few white parents took a stand and refused to allow their children to attend lessons where such insidious and humiliating brainwashing was being forced upon their own children, then those others who seek our destruction for their own tribal aggrandizement wouldn’t have such an easy ride.

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      “I think White Nationalism has suffered greatly by having one, ready-made, catch-all nemesis that we can continually apportion blame which allows other guilty parties off the hook.”
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      “…perhaps if even a few white parents took a stand and refused to allow their children to attend lessons where such insidious and humiliating brainwashing was being forced upon their own children, then those others who seek our destruction for their own tribal aggrandizement wouldn’t have such an easy ride.”
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      My sentiments exactly.

      With regard to the first point, there are many White Nationalists who refuse even to take cognizance of the fact that our own people are doing the bidding of the Zionists –both in government, academia, and the ‘education’ system. These people doing their bidding far outnumber their ideological masters. But because they are White they are somehow ‘sacrosanct’ and ‘blameless’ as though being White somehow absolves them.
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      On the second point, many find it easier to decry problems without themselves taking action. Little things like removing your kids from these conditioning lessons and refusing to let them go on certain school trips (visits to certain Disney Lands in Germany and Poland) is positive step forward in this regard. Indeed, those who are able to home educate their kids should remove their children from State ‘education’ full stop.
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      In light of ‘slavery’ and the ‘holocaust’ simply ask: which slavery are you taking about? Which holocaust are you referring to?
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      This is a simple question which brings about the necessary debate and subsequent evidence in a non-confrontational way.

  11. ‘The first European country to put an end to their involvement in slavery was Denmark, which outlawed the institution in 1803.’

    I believe France, a few years after the Revolution, officially abolished slavery in all French colonies (though the decree was not completely enforced); it was later reinstated by Napoleon.

    Source: http://www.historywiz.com/slavery-frenchrev.htm

  12. Charles R. Most

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    It may be worthwhile to reflect on the viewpoint of Joseph Sobran, an American journalist, who wrote in 1997: “Western man towers over the rest of the world in ways so large as to be almost inexpressible. It’s Western exploration, science, and conquest that have revealed the world to itself. Other races feel like subjects of western power long after colonialism, imperialism and slavery have disappeared. The charge of racism puzzles Whites who feel not hostility, but only baffled good will, because they don’t grasp what it really means: humiliation. The White man presents an image of superiority even when he isn’t conscious of it. Superiority excites envy. Destroying White civilization is the inmost desire of the league of designated victims we call ‘minorities’.”

  13. Christine Shaffer

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    My question is this: WHY IS IT THAT SO MANY PEOPLE ARE SO CONCERNED ABOUT RIGHTING THE WRONGS OF THE PAST (IN MANY CASES THINGS THAT HAPPENED OVER 300 YEARS AGO) AND NOT AT ALL BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING THAT IS STILL GOING ON TODAY, IN NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD INVOLVING VICTIMS OF EVERY RACE, CREED AND COLOR? Does it not make more sense to try to correct the injustices and the horrors of modern day slavery? Today the human trafficking involves most often vulnerable young women and helpless children. If these people who can only scream out loud about the long ago past would spend as much of their time and energy helping to end modern day slavery, maybe the horrible trafficking that goes on today could be abolished.

  14. Thanks for the article. Nicely put though while discussing about the Barbery Corsairs why are you convinced that it were muslims who were dealing with slave trade?

    You have refered other slave dealers & brokers as a country but for Arabs to be precise as Muslims. Islam being a religion, I believe it has nothing in particular to do with slavery as it condemns it itself. Please do edit that part as religions shouldn’t be involved in such publishings.

    Thanks for understanding.

    Regards.

  15. Boniface Fortunato

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    My only ancestor who owned a slave was a full blooded Cherokee Indian. Yes, American Indians owned black slaves. Many Indians who traveled the fabled “Trail of Tears” brought their black slaves with them.

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