T.R.O.Y. wrote:We can’t judge someone for killing 20,000 people. I know you argue for the sake of it, but this is a push even by your standards Sluffy.
You can judge who you like for whatever you want.
The slave trade of which we are talking about lasted for around 250 years, did you know the Arab slave trade centred from Africa to India including the middle east and central Asia lasted for a thousand years and only as recently as 1962 (within my lifetime) Saudi Arabia finally stopped slavery and released the estimated 300,000 people they had as slaves.http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/history/slavery_8.shtml
To put that into some perspective we, Britain, voted to abolish slavery in 1807, over 250 years earlier.
Colston was simply a product of his time, slap bang in the middle period of the 250 year Atlantic slave trade where it was seen to be normal and well practiced behaviour at the time.
Abhorrent now, but normal back then.
And you do make me laugh trying to flip that I'm the argumentative one, when we all know it's you!
Funny how you have been practically non existent on the forum when I've not been posting and straight on my case when I occasionally have.
I guess you mustn't be getting your kicks elsewhere then!
I can't be arsed with the trolling games anymore, I'm off again.