The Disruption of Slavery Unveils Fastest Path to End Wars (The Pattern of Disruption, Part 4)

Fence in the colours of the national flag of Ukraine, photo by Tina Hartung on Unsplash

The steam engine enslaved before it liberated

The unexpectedly rapid demise of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and slavery

“There was a time in the 19th century when it was perfectly acceptable for civilised human beings to think that it was morally acceptable to actually own another human being for a slave. And somehow or other, in the space of 20 or 30 years, the public perception of that totally transformed.”

Number of People Transported per Year in the Atlantic Slave Trade. Data from

Ukraine war as a precursor to the Age of Freedom?



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