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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Slavery

De Bello Gallico and Other Commentaries

Julius Caesar

49 BC

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2018-01-10

"all men likewise, by nature, love liberty and hate the condition of slavery" - Caius Julius Caesar

Oh, that's where you're wrong, at least in regard to all kinds of submission. If that were so, what kindness would you be doing in subduing the Germanic and Celtic people? Humans love being subject to the authority of great nations -- that is their condition of stability and peace.