Stephen, yes, interesting point, thanks for that, I didn’t know about it despite being brought up as a “Christian”.

I guess it comes down to what preceded the interpretation; either or both the drive for profit, or the drive for slavery.

Surely at least the former.

But still a valid point, the significance of the passage in Daniel does not seem to have been much analysed or emphasised, yet maybe it is saying the same thing as the account of Eshu.

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