John Keegan on Slavery and Freedom

Reminded:

Slavery in the modern world implies the absolute deprivation of the individual’s liberty, while possession of weapons and mastery of their use are means to the individual’s liberation. We do not perceive how a man may be armed and at the same time bereft of his freedom. ~ John Keegan

And if you have not read it I highly recommend The Face of Battle by John Keegen

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