Rebuttles to Stupid Statements

I read Steven Barnes’ blog and wonder why I bother to blog at all… he says it all and then says a little bit more. He rocks.

Slavery Was Fair To Slaves. Yeah, Right.

Over the weekend, I spoke with one of the few black SF fans at a local convention. He spoke of conversations with a famous SF writer (of Southern heritage and Conservative bent) who insists that slavery was good for slaves, and not a damaging institution. … If you find yourself in such a conversation with someone with a desperate need to justify the inhumanity of his ancestors, you might try pointing them at the following statistics.

http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/haines.demography

Teh St00pid, it’s not just for Teh Internets anymore.

Read the whole thing and keep reading every post he makes. You’ll thank me.

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