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Old 04-10-2009, 11:17 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by SkinWalker View Post
Paraphrase: "don't beat your slaves so bad they die immediately."

Good advice or bad?
technically good advice... for the time. As slavery was a common thing back then not beating them to death was actually a bit of good advice. Now if you say it's good advice to OWN slaves... not in today's society. But then we have matured a great deal.

Besides, You have to look in the New Testament for Christian rules, as many of them overwrite the existing rules. Kinda like how a new law can override the older law.


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