Would Greece have been better off under (Achaemenid) Persian rule?

Posted by: UtherPenguin

  • Yes

  • No

60% 3 votes
40% 2 votes
  • invented Human Rights, Slavery piratically non-existent and one of the most religiously-tolerant civilizations at the time.

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briantheliberal says2015-08-02T23:21:18.2873460Z
Invented Human Rights? The Persians, while tolerant with most things, did not invent the concept of human rights. But I do admire that they rarely ever practiced slavery and accepted many religions.
UtherPenguin says2015-08-02T23:24:35.5194103Z
@briantheliberal The Cyrus cylinder is the earliest recorded declarations of human rights. They may not have been the ones to invent the concept of humans rights, but they were the first to apply it.

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