The forgotten prophet | Curio

The forgotten prophet

21 mins | May 1, 2018

Benjamin Lay was a hero ahead of his time. He was humanitarian, vegetarian, and abolitionist, all in the 18th century. Marcus Rediker, creates in Aeon magazine, a thoughtful portrait of the little-known man who stood for the highest and most humane ideals well ahead of his time and who deserves a central place in our history.

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