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Some thoughts on the ideas of freedom and equality – how good ideas change when they are placed “in the real world”

Recently, I said something interesting. It went something like this: Originally, the idea of freedom and equality were good ideas. They meant well and seemed to be based in sound ideas. But, over the years, they have been so corrupted … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “other equality” – taking the idea of equality to the point of ridiculousness

Here’s a thought I had: Something that I think is getting out of control is the idea of “equality”.  What’s happened is that equality is being used for other motives than what it was intended for.  As I have said … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “playing Civil Rights” – the abuse of a good idea

There is something which I call “playing Civil Rights“.  Basically, this is using Civil Rights to get your way or to get some advantage.  I have seen nothing but example after example of this in my life.  In some cases, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘myth of equality’ – the need for “fairness”

Being brought up during the cold war in the U.S., I’ve heard everything about equality.  At first, it sounded good and made sense.  Now, I can see otherwise.  The ‘modern equality’ is certainly not what it started out as.  It … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the so called gender gap, equality, and how the male and female are not the same type of person

I heard a thing this morning mentioning the so called ‘gender gap’.  To me, this is silly.  The ‘gender gap’ is assuming that the male and female are the same type of person.  The fact is that the male and … Continue reading

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