The Progress and Intelligence of Americans; Collateral Proof of Slavery, from the First to the Eleventh Chapter of Genesis, as Founded on Organic Law; And from the Fact of Christ Being a Caucasian, Owing to His Peculiar Volume 3

The Progress and Intelligence of Americans; Collateral Proof of Slavery, from the First to the Eleventh Chapter of Genesis, as Founded on Organic Law; And from the Fact of Christ Being a Caucasian, Owing to His Peculiar Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...handled or seen, hence one natural color then, no more than now, could not have originated from another, but each was then as now, independent of each other, and this must have been the case of all things, whether inanimate or animate. Wherefore we obtain the undeniable proof with reference to the colors of the Mongolian, Indian, Malay, African, and Caucasian, having been originally as they now are in the scale of creation, or we should detect changeableness in the organic coloring property in matter. For who will pretend to saythat grass, or leaves, or blossoms of inanimate matter, or animate, below bipeds, had or have changed their coloring since the creation? In this respect, the organic law is fixed, and has been so far back as the memory of man extends, to the very remotest age of time; and hence if fixed in one thing, whether inanimate or animate, it must be in all, for the organic law is regular, and without the possibility of deviation. From this evidence in organic law governing the properties in bodies, we must conclude that2God had a special design in the creation of existences of colors and man, as they now present themselves to our understandings, as much as he had in creating the different classes of forest trees, or other matter, whether inanimate or animate, We see their differgnce, and we have no evidence that such came by chance; reason and common sense teach us such, as being founded on natural law. Between the existences of colors and man we see no equality in the organization of the brains; in the former they are dull, imperceptive, and want forecast; in the latter they are mercurial, perceptive, and soar to the Heaven of Heavens for light and knowledge! If this inferior and subordinate condition had not been natural...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674005X
  • 9781236740052