Anti-slavery abolitionists wouldn't have wasted time and energy on each other's indiscretions

Anti-slavery abolitionists wouldn’t have wasted time and energy on each other’s indiscretions, because emancipation was the goal, not personal purity. Yes, it’s a bit hypocritical to use slave-produced sugar in your tea, if you’re an abolitionist, but obsessing about such things wasn’t going to lead to the end of slavery. I don’t think “purity veganism” […]