Daily Archives: December 2, 2012

Frederick Douglass and Ayn Rand

Via Classically Liberal, an intriguing connection worth repeating. In a letter to his former master, Frederick Douglass explains his decision to escape from slavery: “The morality of the act, I dispose as follows: I am myself; you are yourself; we … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglass’s letter to his former master

Below is a transcript of an open letter Douglass wrote in 1848 to Thomas Auld, his former master, on the tenth anniversary of his escape from slavery to freedom. TO MY OLD MASTER. Thomas Auld, Sir: The long and intimate, … Continue reading

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