I have this horrible and sad notion that American slavery might have persisted in the chattel slavery form for longer regardless of revolts if technology didn’t improve. It’s not a driving factor but it just began to have too many cons for it keep existing as it did.
Technology (not silicon-based but just ideological) is terrifying and a blessing this way. (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/8962048f-2389-4d5a-9e94-daf0c1c0418a)
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