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#279 - iamthepapercut (11/11/2013) [-]
I don't know what you people's problem is with op, I agree with him.

Why would I ever want to be considered equal to this?
#277 - stickandmove (11/11/2013) [-]
Should we be DIFFERENT from one another or UNEQUAL?

This is some pretty dumb **** . :l
#267 - turtlespear (11/11/2013) [-]
OP has the right idea. Delighting in each other's differences, rather than trying to hide them by claiming we are all equal or hating each other for them, is the only move that can be of lasting benefit.
User avatar #239 - durkadurka (11/11/2013) [-]
Because being different doesn't necessarily mean unequal. Being one race doesn't make you less than other, same goes for gender, intellect, etc.

For one, if we say a group of people are inferior, it then becomes okay to oppress them (a really bad idea).

What's dangerous is when we pretend that different people should have the same OUTCOMES. We'll treat you like everyone else, but what you do with your life is on YOU.
User avatar #238 - killboy ONLINE (11/11/2013) [-]
You misunderstand.
We're not talking about treating a no life junkie the same as a profound scientist. We're talking about treating everyone the same regarding their race and gender. A black junkie is just as bad as a white one.
#207 - thebeer (11/11/2013) [-]
I agree on fitness and intellect part. Those are both controllable to an extent, but people need to stop giving a **** about race, gender etc.
#206 - swedenusa (11/11/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Code Geass Emperor speech(English)
User avatar #204 - theawsomeones (11/11/2013) [-]
i think we're all different, and that i s indeed true, but at the same time everyone is worth the same, as a natural right as a human bieng, therefore we all deserve the same rights
User avatar #154 - ncg (11/11/2013) [-]
I agree with the sentiment, but it's an unfair generalization on two levels:

1. Things like physical and mental ability are very different than things like gender or skin color. I'm right with you that I think people aren't equal. I know that I'm better than a lot of people, and I think a lot of people are better than I am, and anybody who thinks we are all equally valuable has their head up their ass, in my opinion.

2. Equality can mean a lot of different things. Do I think wages should be different for men and women or minorities and caucasians? Hell ******* no. But I do think wages should be different for more intelligent or physically fit people. On the flipside, I don't think that cultural differences should be ignored, and I think that cultural differences between men and women, minorities and majorities, etc. should be celebrated, while cultural differences between the intelligent and the unintelligent are less important.

TL;DR: You can't generalize A. The people-groups that should or shouldn't be equal, or B. The ways that people-groups should or shouldn't be considered equal in. But speaking as somebody who wouldn't really benefit from this way of thinking, I still think that more intelligent or fit people should be more privileged and are more important.
User avatar #150 - Fronk (11/11/2013) [-]
Well The idea of Having Basic Human rights should be equal for every race, gender, and Intellectual.
User avatar #148 - malhaloc (11/11/2013) [-]
There's a difference between being equal and being the the same. You can be a different race, gender, this, and that, but treat everyone the same regardless.
#147 - mitchr (11/11/2013) [-]
Everybody has one thing in common- we're all different.

Good night, everybody. That is my last comment of the night.
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#98 - Ken M (11/11/2013) [-]
if you're interested in questions of equality, check out John Rawls. He's a legitimate source of information on the subject
User avatar #90 - ImmortalBaconEater (11/11/2013) [-]
Everyone doesn't need to be the same for us to treat them equally.
#89 - Ken M (11/11/2013) [-]
This new *le maymay is pure ******* cancer.

guise pls persecute me so my retarded half-baked attempts at thinking are justified

No, **** you. There is nobody on Earth with a brain that thinks people are inherently equal in their blood, there isn't even a radical example of this kind of person. Equality has never meant that, any idiot will tell you that it just means to treat people fairly and judge them by their character. This is the very foundation of the concepts of freedom and liberty. It is what generations of soldiers all across the first world fought for. It is such a truism that you must be incredibly ******* retarded to need to have it explained to you.

Either that, or you are an edgy cognitively biased **** . Maybe Hitler was right after all, these people are different by nature, so why shouldn't we treat them differently?

TL-DR (lol emoticons), you are retarded and deserve to be called out for it.
#56 - Ken M (11/11/2013) [-]
All people are equal, but some people are more equal than others.
#51 - santsbro (11/10/2013) [-]
So you're saying it's okay to be racist? ... Well at least you are intelligent about it.
#3 - schnizel (11/10/2013) [-]
I agree.
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