Ten Reasons to Not Abolish Slavery

  1. Some slavery is a necessary evil.
  2. Slavery has always existed.
  3. New slave owners would just take over.
  4. Slaves cannot provide for themselves.
  5. Slavery is good for the economy.
  6. Freedom is less predictable than slavery.
  7. Abolition would cause bloodshed.
  8. Freed slaves would run amuck and cause great harm.
  9. Abolition is foolish and utopian.
  10. It is better to practice a form of limited slavery.

Anybody see any similarities between these arguments and the arguments to not abolish government?

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