Friday night Arianna and I attended the local monthly Mast. MASTERS AND SLAVES TOGETHER. Mast is nation wide with about twenty five thousand members.
The topic was how we differ from Roman times and now, which I found very interesting. The Slaves in Roman times really had no say. Very few were ever released. If released the age was around thirty, back then that was the average life span.
Slavery had began way before the Roman era , we today are really not sure when slavery started, but at times while in Slavery, it was common for the females slaves to have children, even start family’s while husband and wife were slaves. Some slaves lived from generation to generation.
Okay I am sure you know where I am going with this. Some slaves lived in slavery from generation to generation. Some slaves were highly educated, not all were used just for manual labor. Some were teachers, some were book keepers, and some even ran the house. Some had children to carry on a family name.
Then we got off on the subject of DNA and genetics , how certain traits are passed from generation to generation. So why could not someone be born a submissive or a Slave. After all People are born Gay. So why would this be impossible.
Some know they are different at a very young age, while others are in their late 20’s , 30’s even 40’s and sometimes older. There is something that sets off an event. There is something that clicks in their mind. Then the research starts and they dig and dig for information until the answer is found.
Maybe my thoughts are getting pretty wild here, but it is a fact many who are submissives and slaves have a lot in common, not all mind you I said most. I have blogged about the most common things, number one being depression.
Slaves in the Roman times after sometime adjusted to their lifestyle, many were happy in their roles, Not so sure about the manual labor slaves. I am talking mostly the in house service slaves.
There were those used for sexual pleasure as well, nothing more and nothing less. The slaves for the most were well cared for, some when it came time to be released did not want to leave. Why leave if that is the only life you have known.
Today a small percentage of Master and Slave is what you would call consensual. A large percentage are those sold into the slave trade unwillingly , and are most likely doomed and will never see freedom again, from children to adults.
Those who serve willingly could it be genetics ? Could it be hidden away in ones DNA ?
I think of some pretty wild stuff.