[ExI] Slavery Now and in the Past (was: Health system, again)

Max More max at maxmore.com
Tue Apr 15 13:49:55 UTC 2008

At 01:32 PM 4/13/2008, Olga Bourlin wrote:
>From: "Rafal Smigrodzki" <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>
>To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>And it wasn't only the "minority of wealthy landowners" who profited from
>slavery- early America's economy grew and prospered greatly from slavery
>(free labor! free labor! how can any economic system beat that?) .

By having non-free labor in which you invest further resources to 
develop human capital. The resulting labor force costs considerably 
more, but also is far more productive and skilled.


Max More, Ph.D.
Strategic Philosopher
max at maxmore.com 

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