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    (Original post by Student403)
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    Haha I'm sure you are :yep:

    But I do apologise just in case I'm wrong
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    (Original post by Indeterminate)
    Haha I'm sure you are :yep:

    But I do apologise just in case I'm wrong
    I'm definitely male
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    I'm definitely male
    Sorry :ashamed2:

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    (Original post by Indeterminate)
    Equality in terms of equal rights and opportunities is essential :yep:

    However, I don't agree with the concept of "complete equality" as defined by the OP in post #10.
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    It depends in which context. We should never have equality between -1 and a natural number.
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    No. I like equal opportunities as much as the next guy, but complete equality as in everything should be completely equal? That's is just pure madness.
    Can you imagine that? That is impossible. No matter what, there is always some one taller, smarter, better looking, than you.

    I know this is fictional but there's this short film Harrison Bergeron about a government that tries to make sure everyone is equal. So if someone is stronger than you, give them heavy bags to make that person weaker. If someone is better looking than you, give them a mask. If someone is smart, give them ear devices that breaks their concentration.

    Also if everything was equal , no matter how risky a job was and high profile it was, you get the same pay check as the mailman. Equal opportunity is good enough.
    Peopple cannot help having better genes, and no one would be motivated to a high profile job if the wage was good as the mailman's .
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    I would go as far as saying the idea of equal opportunity is even a complete illusion and un achievable. All different parents , different genes etc.. What if genes don't just define base intelligence but also your ability to work?
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    (Original post by Macy1998)
    No. I like equal opportunities as much as the next guy, but complete equality as in everything should be completely equal? That's is just pure madness.
    Can you imagine that? That is impossible. No matter what, there is always some one taller, smarter, better looking, than you.

    I know this is fictional but there's this short film Harrison Bergeron about a government that tries to make sure everyone is equal. So if someone is stronger than you, give them heavy bags to make that person weaker. If someone is better looking than you, give them a mask. If someone is smart, give them ear devices that breaks their concentration.

    Also if everything was equal , no matter how risky a job was and high profile it was, you get the same pay check as the mailman. Equal opportunity is good enough.
    Peopple cannot help having better genes, and no one would be motivated to a high profile job if the wage was good as the mailman's .

    This is pretty much what I think as well.
    Although it depends how you define equality. Some people define it as everyone having equal opportunitys- which I agree with.
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    There should be equality.
    Unfortunately, there will never be.
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    (Original post by Junioh)
    There should be equality.
    Unfortunately, there will never be.
    As in everyone has the same opportunitys and rights or..?
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    (Original post by Indeterminate)
    Sorry :ashamed2:
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    That's okay lol
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    Your former example sounds more like the fake *******s "equality of opportunity" we are all force fed on a daily basis. We are all told we have the chance to be great when in fact the system places us at vastly unequal starting points.
    We do all have the chance to "be great", whatever that means. People in poorer circumstances just have to work harder for it. Until we live in a post-scarcity eutopia where virtually no-one needs to work, I don't see how real equality of opportunity is possible.
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    Thats good example of equality and justice.
 
 
 
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