Racism in the 18th C.

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Racism is something that has existed since the beginning of time. For centuries people have argued whether whites and non- whites were equal and should therefore have equal rights. My position is that all people and unique and should be treated in the same way. In this essay I will be arguing against some eighteenth century philosophers such as David Hume, Immanual Kant and Thomas Jefferson. Hume, Kant and Jefferson all had the same idea …

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…another? God has created all people in the likeness of Himself- and therefore all people are equal and should have equal rights. Besides, it is of no harm to anyone to allow freedom of choice and equality to all people. However, it does in fact harm those people who are not allowed to have such individual given rights. Since it is wrong to intentionally harm anyone, all people should be given equal rights. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**