Were humans created by aliens as a slave species to mine gold?

Are you mining gold ? I am not mining gold, none of my ancestors since the year 1200 at least have mined for gold. Why you might ask ? Because gold isn't found in the countries I come from. Gold is quite rare material on earth and it isn't made on earth, it comes from space.If Aliens needed slaves

Is religion a form of slavery?

Insofar as it contains messages of empathy, benevolence, forgiveness (like in John 8:7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her." - for me the greatest thing that Jesus said) and doing good for

What will happen if there's a solid evidence that aliens created us for slave labor?

A slave toils to benefit the enslaver. What do aliens stand to benefit from our endeavors? I doubt they care about money, and if they can travel here to earth and create us, then I also doubt that we can offer them any material benefit. So, if they did create us,

Is Earth a prison/slave planet?

Well, obviously not a slave planet. No-one is unfairly taking the fruit of our labours from us. [1]A prison? Only if we all came here after committing crimes somewhere else. That doesn't seem to fit the facts though.But it does feel right now as though

When were the slaves freed?

The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Lincoln in 1863; however, the abolition of slavery was not widely effected in America until the 13th Amendment was finally ratified in December, 1865. In Britain, by contrast, Parliament passed the Slavery Abolition Act in 1833.

Did countries in Asia use African slaves?

There were certainly slaves in many Asian countries, and no doubt a few of them came from Africa originally. (Aside from anything else, European colonialists brought some of them along to their Asian colonies.) But most of the slaves in

Will technology free us or enslave us?

Here in Germany, we have made the experience after the fall of the Berlin wall that the real limitations are in people's minds. Overcoming "outside limitations" may take time (as seen in Berlin, as well as in the Arab Spring) to overcome imbalances of power, but human history demonstrates that it is just a question

Were humans created by aliens as a slave species to mine gold?

Are you mining gold ? I am not mining gold, none of my ancestors since the year 1200 at least have mined for gold. Why you might ask ? Because gold isn't found in the countries I come from. Gold is quite rare material on earth and it isn't made on earth, it comes from space.If Aliens needed slaves

Is religion a form of slavery?

Insofar as it contains messages of empathy, benevolence, forgiveness (like in John 8:7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her." - for me the greatest thing that Jesus said) and doing good for

How many people were killed during slavery?

Considering slavery is as old as humanity, it's impossible to know. Lots of Roman slaves died in the gladiator arenas. The slavery inflicted on Africans by the Muslim world was insanely brutal, with the men being castrated and the children born as the result of the African women being raped

How were African slaves kidnapped?

Most slaves sold to foreigners were already legally slaves by African custom. Either born so, or in debt, or captured in war.There were a few cases of kidnap of people who were free under African rules, but not many.What counted was the much worse conditions they were sold into. Most sold to sugar plantations were

When did the last slave in America die? Does anyone know when the last child of slaves died?

There are several people who claimed that title, the most likely appears to be a man named Peter Mills because he was one of the only people whose age was also verified by checking the census records.So while others were

What is slavery?

Free the Slave!!! we can understand that these words are not limited to the ancient practice of selling and owning humans. A human slave has the general meaning of being under the complete domination of an influence, irrespective of the kind of that influence whether it is another human or anything else. In all cases, the

Why is slavery still wrong?

Why don't you come to work for me for free and we'll find out why slavery is still wrong? I can let you stay in the little shed in the backyard rent free. I'm going to be generous and provide you free food as well. Your wife just needs

Was it morally wrong for Lincoln to undo slavery?

It was the most morally righteous act in the history of the republic, and the hardest decision any president has ever faced, with the possible exception of Truman pondering Hiroshima and Nagasaki.With my standard disclaimer in place (on the internet, there are no universals) I don't think

Is slavery legal anywhere in the world now? If so, where?

The United States never fully abolished it. The 13th amendment outlawed slavery

How did most people come to believe that slavery was wrong?

I don't think that's correct. I'm no historian, but I'm pretty sure that slavery, while not abolished, was more or less extinct in Europe until the Portugal incidents in South America, and the American colonies. I'm almost positive slavery wasn't an issue

How different was Greek slavery from Roman slavery?

They were very similar, especially in the early days of Rome. Slavery in Rome underwent quite a few changes in the Republic and the Empire as a result of slave rebellions and other shifts in policy. I would probably argue that there was more difference between slavery in Rome at different time periods than there was

Which society throughout history has treatred their slaves in the most humane way?

I remember reading of one society in the Caucasus whose slaves had become an hereditary caste and could not be sold anymore by the owners.In some cases, impoverished owners had to find a job to support their slaves, since they were honour-bound to feed and house them.After the revolution, the

Why not reintroduce slavery?

The mere ease and lightness with which you ask this question and the way the responders are tackling it, is appalling and disgusting to me. You were probably bored playing the same video-game and watching the same movies so you decided to, while munching on a bag of popcorn, randomly

Is slavery wrong?

First things first.. why do you want to enslave a whopping 10% of the population. You know it is like enslaving entire Europe, right? We(the human civilization) have progressed so much that we don't need slaves.Now, Is slavery wrong? YES.Every human being may it

How would you convince Aristotle that slavery is wrong?

Give the man some credit. Aristotle believed that slavery was right, not because it was humane or reasonable, but because it was in the nature of the slaves. Those barbarians, strong in body but weak in mind, so uncultured, incapable of leading fulfilling lives -- they are eminently enslaveable (by a good civilized Greek, of course).I

Did the slaves know that slavery was wrong?

Not every slave. Many slaves in the Roman Empire, medieval world, and colonial America who bought their freedom got rich and bought their own slaves. Why wouldn't they if everyone else bought slaves? The thing is, there was rarely a sense of

Am I wrong for being tired of slavery movies?

As a white non-American movie fan I partially agree. Hollywood has a tradition of, "If something sells, let's use more of it."  We've seen it happening with girl/guy hates each other at first romantic comedies, full-star burglary movies like Italian Job and Ocean's Eleven franchise, especially in the '90s WW2, then vampire movies.

Are jobs another form of slavery (read desc)?

I think everyone who's answered seem to have taken the literal definition of slavery into consideration. Now that it's been clarified that the question doesn't point to slavery, I'll answer it subjectively.Yes, jobs are another form of slavery, and slavery is important to keep the

Could slavery have developed sustainably in the Western United States if it had not been banned?

Slavery was ending worldwide. One exception was China, one of the last countries to end slavery, along with near last holdout Saudi Arabia. Had China taken over some western lands, slavery might have continued. But while some say Chinese were first to explore

How bad was slavery?

This question could be asked in the present tense, as slavery is alive and well in many parts of the world, including America, only now, it's given the more euphemistically sounding title of

How many hypothetical 'slaves' does every person in the first world on average own?

A theory recently came to my mind that I think could be an interesting way of putting a luxurious lifestyle / high living standard into perspective.Say 1 person spends an average high living standard day watching a Netflix show, going out for dinner and buying clothes in a large store. If you combine all

Why does everyone view slavery as wrong?

Historically speaking, slavery was a natural right: I remember reading Wilbur Smith's excellent book ‘River God' a few years back, which outlined the idea that slavery was the right and responsibility of the civilised nation towards the less civilised. It talked about exchanging

Why is slavery considered wrong if God advocates slavery in over 20 verses in the Bible?

I may get flamed for this answer, but contrary to a great deal of argumentation today, slavery as a social/legal institution is amoral, meaning it is neither moral nor immoral. In accordance to modern thinking, slavery is extremely immoral and evil, and that is due to the fact that most modern age

Am I wrong for being tired of slavery movies?

As a white non-American movie fan I partially agree. Hollywood has a tradition of, "If something sells, let's use more of it."  We've seen it happening with girl/guy hates each other at first romantic comedies, full-star burglary movies like Italian Job and Ocean's Eleven franchise, especially in the '90s WW2, then vampire movies.

Are jobs another form of slavery (read desc)?

I think everyone who's answered seem to have taken the literal definition of slavery into consideration. Now that it's been clarified that the question doesn't point to slavery, I'll answer it subjectively.Yes, jobs are another form of slavery, and slavery is important to keep the

Could slavery have developed sustainably in the Western United States if it had not been banned?

Slavery was ending worldwide. One exception was China, one of the last countries to end slavery, along with near last holdout Saudi Arabia. Had China taken over some western lands, slavery might have continued. But while some say Chinese were first to explore

How bad was slavery?

This question could be asked in the present tense, as slavery is alive and well in many parts of the world, including America, only now, it's given the more euphemistically sounding title of

How many hypothetical 'slaves' does every person in the first world on average own?

A theory recently came to my mind that I think could be an interesting way of putting a luxurious lifestyle / high living standard into perspective.Say 1 person spends an average high living standard day watching a Netflix show, going out for dinner and buying clothes in a large store. If you combine all

Why does everyone view slavery as wrong?

Historically speaking, slavery was a natural right: I remember reading Wilbur Smith's excellent book ‘River God' a few years back, which outlined the idea that slavery was the right and responsibility of the civilised nation towards the less civilised. It talked about exchanging

Why is slavery considered wrong if God advocates slavery in over 20 verses in the Bible?

I may get flamed for this answer, but contrary to a great deal of argumentation today, slavery as a social/legal institution is amoral, meaning it is neither moral nor immoral. In accordance to modern thinking, slavery is extremely immoral and evil, and that is due to the fact that most modern age

How is keeping pets different from slavery? Do humans only have empathy towards other humans?

I don't thunk we enslave them. First let us look from the survival perspective, obviously my dog is safer with me than in the woods at night. Now let us look from the emotional perspective, I believe that from this point of view my dog has enslaved. Please imagine Marley and

Would slavery have been abolished in America even if the confederacy won the civil war?

Yes, in the sense that the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862 had already settled that for Northern States and territories.  In the South, where those states did not recognize The Constitution (remember, the Confederate States of America adopted their own Constitution after seceding).If the Confederacy had one, you would have two nations, the United States

What if, somehow, slavery had never been brought to the 13 colonies? How would that affect the US history?

That may be the most stupid and ignorant question I have ever seen.Slavery existed since the dawn of civilization. Every, and I mean every culture and civilization had slavery! Athens was a slave economy, as was Rome, as was China, as was India... and I

How would the world be different if Africans were never brought to the Americas at all, as slaves or otherwise?

Very different.For starters, colonization of the Americas would've been much slower and incomplete. Black slave labour was instrumental in starting up the economies of the European colonies in the New World. Places such as Haiti, Cuba, the Southern United States, the coast of Ecuador, Jamaica or Northern Brazil would've been unrecognizable, and perhaps, much

Why did free slaves stay in the U.S. and not go back to Africa?

There are 54 countries in Africa today; it's a continent, not a country. Freed slaves had no idea what country their ancestors came from, what tribe they belonged to. They didn't speak any African language or know any African culture. They spoke English. They were raised Christians. Their

Would America be as prosperous a nation had it never practiced slavery?

Would America be as rich today if it never practiced slavery?There are a number of Quora questions that seem to think or imply that the US is the only nation that practiced slavery. In fact, slavery has existed through most of human history, and the US

What would Brazil look like today if slavery had never happened?

Would be economically poorer than it is today;Would be territorially smaller, probably divided into other countries;The population would be lower;Would have a culture not so originally developed as we have;It would not be a sporting power. Our main hobby would not be football and we would not be the best at it;Would

Why couldn't African people go back to Africa after slavery?

Why couldn't African people go back to Africa after slavery?Because they were American. And if there were some sort of measurement rubric that quantified how much of an American they were based on experience, labor, struggle, and sacrifice, they were more American than anyone in the country who did not have Native American roots.Some black Americans