This is the second of a two-part post. In the first part (find it here), I developed a better definition of what we actually mean by slavery. In this post, we are going to hold that definition up against some of the things we do in our society today to see whether or not we actually support slavery. But first, let’s review the definition we developed:
Slavery is the sustained practice of forcing another person to work — against their will — for the material gain of another.
Now, let’s see what this definition tells us about the practices we support without realizing they constitute slavery.
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