(urth) 5HC : Free People

Andy Robertson andywrobertson at clara.co.uk
Sat Feb 5 12:53:56 PST 2005

James Wynn writes: 

> In the Soldier stories Wolfe is only attempting to present the Greeks they
> way they saw themselves. He NEVER justified slavery. He is said that modern
> people should not feel morally SUPERIOR for not having slavery considering
> the Holocaust, Khmer Rouge, Stalin, Mao, Dresden, etc etc etc.

I think Wolfe might occasionally be trying to say that "honest slavery" is 
better than the things that replace it in his more dystopian stories. 

There are things that never **call** themselves theft, slavery and genocide, 
just as Nicholas' murder is "called" therapy. 

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