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    Poll: How so? "Neither are you" implies that I am in...

    You still aren't rebutting anything.[/QUOTE] To be fair, neither are you.[/QUOTE]

    How so? "Neither are you" implies that I am in the same boat. Maybe an unintended implication? Given that I'm...
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    Poll: That's not an argument. It's nothing more than...

    You still aren't rebutting anything.[/QUOTE]

    That's not an argument. It's nothing more than offering your opinion.
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    Poll: Workers, like suppliers, service providers, etc,...

    This says mostly what the difference is. In virtually all examples we run into, "fair" means that a buyer is getting off too easy, especially employers, because the price (wage) they pay is too low....
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    Poll: You repeat things that are either not relevant or...

    Which is not a rebuttal at all. What you are conveniently ignoring is that it's not a few bad employers, it's market wages for those positions. Wal-Mart actually pays better than a lot of it's...
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    Poll: You argue against a strawman of your own making,...

    If that were really true, then the companies would automatically increase the wages as necessary to attract the workers they need (Or, if that is really true, then the companies are automatically...
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    Poll: Nonsense, at any given time there are businesses...

    You are comparing reality against a fantasyland and of course it comes up lacking.

    If there were good job options bad jobs would have died from not being able to find workers. When you kill the...
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    Poll: If they can't afford to pay their employees a...

    You are refusing to consider if the companies have enough profit to pay for what you're asking, let alone looking at the long-term effects of making investment unprofitable.[/QUOTE]

    If they can't...
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    Hypothetical? Slavery was a fact in biblical...

    You seem to have missed the point. At no point did I say or claim that treating slaves like family is a substitute for freedom.

    I could explain what I meant again but I suspect that too would...
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    Poll: That's nonsense. You are making up your own...

    You never mention it but the only way your positions make sense is if it exists. If the pool wasn't infinite you would have to compare the proposed spending with the size of the pool. The utter...
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    Poll: It's a safety net. It's there for a reason. What...

    As with the US minimum wage, few actually work for those amounts.[/QUOTE]

    It's a safety net. It's there for a reason. What people get paid for their labour depends on a number of factors.
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    You seem to have missed the point. At no point...

    It's possible for a slave owner to be kind to his slaves without questioning the institution of slave ownership. According to some accounts, it ranged from utter brutality to owners who treated...
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    Poll: Nobody mentioned an 'infinite pool of profits' -...

    As always, the infinite pool of profits to fund the things you consider worthy. Companies aren't making that kind of money, any substantial increase to worker pay will result in a similar increase...
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    Poll: Simply not true: ''Starting from July 1,...

    The lot of the Chinese worker has improved a lot simply based on market forces without the protections you are envisioning.[/QUOTE]

    Simply not true:

    ''Starting from July 1, China's capital city...
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    It's possible for a slave owner to be kind to his...

    I agree. So what does it mean to treat a person with kindness? Can you answer the question of who was a good neighbor to the injured man? Or, to put it another way, can you tell the difference...
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    If station in life is seen as the will of God,...

    No, it doesn't relieve you from your station in life. But it should absolutely prevent you from enslaving another human being, or by failure to act, allow another to be enslaved.[/QUOTE]

    If...
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    Poll: Some, but not all Chinese workers have improved...

    Passive voice noted. A person's income is what his customers trade to him in return for whatever he gives them, plus what other people donate to him for free, plus whatever he can make all by...
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    The passage of rate of change in the physical...

    The passage of rate of change in the physical world as processed and perceived by a brain...perception being relative to a brain.
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    There are distinctions related to one's station...

    There are distinctions related to one's station in life to consider, the rulers of the world are there by the 'will of God,' as are soldiers, merchants, craftspeople, blacksmiths, etc, and slaves -...
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    Poll: Regardless of what CEO's, sportspeople, movie...

    Assuming some of these executives are "over"paid, are they the only ones? What about some celebrities, entertainers, pro athletes? Aren't some of these comparable?

    Here are some examples of...
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    Poll: https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

    The figures and explanations describe which sector of the economy has been in decline for decades, and not because of production decline;[/quote]

    Which still doesn't address the fact that the...
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    Look up "tacit endorcement."

    Look up "tacit endorcement."
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    Bible verses giving instruction on the rules of...

    Bible verses giving instruction on the rules of slave ownership have been cited. Including a verse saying that slaves should obey their masters.
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    Failing to condemn the practice is a form of...

    Failing to condemn the practice is a form of tacit support. A lack of condemnation, the instructions that slaves should obey their masters, all things according to the will of God, etc, builds a...
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    That is what slavery means. It means that you...

    Except that's not in the bible.[/QUOTE]

    That is what slavery means. It means that you own the slave, that the slave is your property.
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    If you own a slave, being your property, you...

    From the link in the Op...
    "The Bible contains not one mention of God’s desire to end slavery. Out of all the “thou shalt nots” and multitude of rules..."

    But this is simply untrue.
    The bible...
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