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Birth of Freedom Shorts Series: How did Plato and Aristotle justify slavery?

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In this week’s Birth of Freedom short video Sam Gregg, author of On Ordered Liberty, discusses the views that two influential ancient philosophers held regarding human equality and the practice of slavery.
If you haven’t seen the other 7 video shorts, you can check out the rest of the series, learn about premieres in your area, and discover more background information at

Birth of Freedom Curriculum DVD

Birth of Freedom Curriculum DVD

Based on the popular documentary "The Birth of Freedom", this seven-session DVD study, designed for use with the Birth of Freedom Participants Guide, shows the biblical roots of the concept of freedom and debunks the notion that Christianity held back the development of Western civilization. 

Visit the official Birth of Freedom website for more information.

Brittany Hunter