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Slavery

The practice in which one person owns another person, or at least that person's labor. In either case, the owner does not compensate the slave for his/her work. Slavery is one of the world's oldest institutions. In the modern world, it is considered one of the most egregious human rights violations. It is illegal in nearly every country, but still exists. In the present, it is strongly associated with sexual trafficking and forced domestic servants.
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And I feel like we've just been so apologetic, and that's why the servile thing really gets to me and why I really want to put more behind planning.
But Christianity also Works well for reclaiming Aunt(y) Jemima because of the servile position of most biblical women who are also considered moral and who we think of as role models, and servile is not what I want to teach any woman or girl to be.
Hopkins, (12) malgre la presence d'hommes et de femmes dans le schema presente par Caton le Censeur, la main d'oeuvre servile etait au premier chef masculine et elle excluait par consequent toute vie familiale et reproduction dans la mesure oU nourrir des hommes seuls aurait coute moins cher que de sustenter toute une famille.
In The Servile Mind he focuses particularly on the "great project" that informs the leftist transformation of politics:
The essence," Minogue concludes, "of the servile mind is the readiness to accept external direction in exchange for being relieved of the burden of a set of virtues such as thrift, self-control, prudence, and indeed civility itself" Respectability has been replaced by benevolence as a virtue, in result of which "Our essential weakness is moral confusion.
In The Servile Mind his targets are not cited by name, but they do not need to be.
WHY are teachers always regarded as a servile profession who seem to know nothing about how to educate children or run schools?
Summary: The show of unity between the Iranian and Syrian presidents during a meeting in Damascus Thursday puzzled some Western observers who thought that Syria's recent rapprochement with the US would have transformed the country into a servile ally.
As a true socialist and not a servile compromiser, I would give Tony Blair a chance and also a choice.
Journalists in the region have underscored their commitment to a new vision for media based upon values and an ethic of communication that will allow journalism to connect with the community and not remain the passive, servile victim of politics," IFJ Secretary-General Aidan White said.
I am sure after addressing his servile crowd, Mr Dell walked away with a standing ovation.
The pathetic and servile government body that is supposed to look after the interests of the radio listener, Ofcom, has caved in to the demands of the big owners without protest.