RE: sentient, malevolent, whatever :-)

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From: Joseph S. Barrera III (
Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 17:11:16 PDT

Interesting.. I was just reading a review this morning of Dodd's "The
Problem with Paul" (the Apostle) that mentioned the difference between
slavery of 19th century America and that of 1st century Rome...

- Joe

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Long []
> > Equating "wage slavery" with being treated as a sub-human creature
> > is a bit strong, and smacks of hyperbole to me.
> It would have been truly hyperbolic, had that been the comparison I
> meant to make. However, I was equating "wage slavery" with ancient
> slavery, not the peculiar institution, and that comparison, while
> still exaggerated, is much less so.

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