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    Was George Washington an evil man?

    Remember he had slaves. Was Washington truly evil
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    I think some of the ways he went about things wasn't great. But, he was a very​ good leader.
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    Evil is subjective. There is no "evil". Life isn't so Black and White.
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    Washington was the first and only President of the U.S. to request that all of his slaves be released upon his death. His wife Martha kept some anyway though.
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    Everyone has the goods and bads.. you cant consider someone evil for doing one bad thing and you cant consider him a saint for doing one good thing either..
    He was a great, yet, as every man, faulted leader
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    Originally Posted by Assassin_M Go to original post
    He was a great, yet, as every man, faulted leader
    I'm not even a leader so how can I be a faulted leader?
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    Originally Posted by The13Doctors Go to original post
    Evil is subjective. There is no "evil". Life isn't so Black and White.
    That is the second time today I've seen you post a pretty liberal comment :P. By that logic murder, slavery and rape are not evil because some may not consider it evil.........but they are.
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    Originally Posted by The13Doctors Go to original post
    Evil is subjective. There is no "evil". Life isn't so Black and White.
    "Good" and "Evil" are terms made up by man based on our common goals and interests.
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    Originally Posted by eagleforlife1 Go to original post
    I'm not even a leader so how can I be a faulted leader?
    Words betrayed me there, I meant to make the word "Fault" exclusive to "man" not leader..
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    Generally I'd say no. But Washington wasn't that fantastic a military leader indeed one of his criticisms was that he just kept running away whenever the british approached, and to be fair, he did.
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