Cannibals All!: Or, Slaves Without Masters
A. Morris, 1857 - 379 halaman
Southern intellectual George Fitzhugh provides a passionate defense of slavery in this nearly 400-page volume published in 1857. Further developing ideas in his previous work Sociology for the South, Fitzhugh not only defends slavery but attacks the entire liberal tradition. Attacking Adam Smith, John Locke, Thomas Jefferson and others, Fitzhugh argues that free markets are harmful to society by forcing the lower classes into crushing labor and poverty. The answer, Fitzhugh argues, is slavery--not only for blacks, but for whites as well. "Slavery," he writes, "is a form, and the very best form, of socialism."
... of heroism if it eventuates in successful revolution . But a " frequent recurrence
to fundamental principles " is at war with the continued existence of all
government , and is a doctrine fit to be sported only by the Isms of the North and
the Red ...
doctrine of Human Equality may have a hearing , and may be useful in
stimulating rebellion ; but it is practically impossible , and directly conflicts with all
government , all separate property , and all social existence . We cite these two
... reduce whatsoever was compulsory to voluntary , whatsoever was permanent
among us to the condition of the nomadic ; in other words , LOOSEN BY
ASSIDUOUS WEDGES , in erery joint , the whole fabrice of social existence ,
stone from ...
The reports to the British Parliament shew , that the agricultural and mining poor
of England scarce know the existence of God , do not speak intelligible English ,
and are generally depraved and ignorant . · They learn nothing by intercourse ...
What is true in this instance , is true of the aggregate capital of the world : its
increase is but an increased tax on labor . A. , by trade or speculation , gets hold
of an additional million of dollars , to the capital already in existence . Now his
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Insightful commentary into the meaning of labor and its relation to capital. Fitzhugh proves himself a more than capable defender of the antebellum South while offering a damning critique of values we now take for granted in the modern world. Baca ulasan lengkap
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i love this. it's a primary source in its own right for the antebellum period, but still is meaningful today for those of us trapped in the corporate culture we inherited after the industrial revolution. a fresh perspective on work and society. Baca ulasan lengkap