The Amistad Scenario #3

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Imagine you are a slave trader. Why are you in this business? What are your feelings towards your slaves? Do you regard them as people, or property, or both? How would you justify feeling this way about your slaves?
As a slave trader I’m in the business for trade, I have no remorse for the slaves I'm dealing with. Therefore, I do this for business and for business purpose only. There are times in life when you have to make difficult life-changing decisions to make money and being a slave trader is thought-out to be one of those things. Sometimes we have to make sacrifices in order to succeed and fulfill our needs. In my perspective, slaves are considered as people but are still a property. As a slave trader, it is my task to trade slaves. The process includes them being sold and are later assigned to continuously work for their masters. If the slaves fail to do so, they are to suffer the consequences which involve whipping, flogging, and more.
In consideration of the slaves, being a slave trader can be a tough job. If I was a slave trader, I would feel emotionless towards my slaves. The slaves are put through dreadful conditions. Thus, separating them from loved ones and making their lives miserable. Despite the fact that they are innocent and desperate for freedom, as a slave trader, I could heedless about their point of view. Even though I ponder about it, a part of me is filled with guiltiness and emptiness because as I try to picture myself in the slaves' position, I too would feel hopeless. However, a sacrifice has to be made so that I can provide all of my necessities. One thing that I would avoid in doing is treating the slaves with no mercy. They would receive harsh treatments nonetheless, but not to a point where they are nearly out of breath. If it wasn’t for the destructive treatments, they would pay no respect for me and may want to put me to death as they try to escape for freedom. They would become rebellious in which can lead to several

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