Views on slavery, race and women in the Enlightenment
Slave Mentality vs. Entitlement Mentality: The Downfall …
I wanted to look at extreme conditions—harsh famines, epidemics, slavery—and see if the female survival advantage applied even in cases of extreme emergencies, and whether that could help shed new light on whether there’s some innate ability that helps women live longer and survive better than men.
Women and Slaves in Athens - Athens vs. Sparta
- Methodist congregations included many blacks (because theMethodists worked with the poor). Note, as Outram points out, that this hadproduced an inconsistency: canChristians be held as slaves? And this led to Methodism opposing slavery.(There is a link here with the question of equality for women: if women areequal members of the congregation, are they not equal in society?)