Tag: equality

Uniformity

“If men were born in need of crutches, instead of having legs, the fact would be otherwise. We should then be in need of help, and would require outside aide; but according to the wiser and better arrangement of nature,…

So Much Passion, So Little Mind

“There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It’s the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility.” Ray Williams, Wired for Success Susan Jacoby, author…

Wealth Is Not A Collective Product

What do Socialist/Progressives mean when they say they want everyone to be equal? Equality is often cited as a virtue but depending on who defines it, it may be more vice than virtue.  Biologically, we can never be equal.  Humans…

The Root of Inequality

“My precise criticism of liberalism is that it remakes the person and the ‘family’ in the image of its voluntarist and procedural concept of justice and the basic anthropology this entails.” David S. Crawford Once upon a time equality was…

And the Magic Word Is – Equality!

Although the word is shouted far and wide, we seldom consider what we actually mean by EQUALITY, neither do we question exactly what measurements or characteristics constitute “equal.” By and large, invocations of equality are merely used to ward off good…

The InEquality Act of 2015

Those on the left want everything to be “equal.” Those on the right appreciate that we must aim toward equality of opportunity and equality before the law … but, even those goals will never achieve perfection. Democrats Jeff Merkley (OR)…

Facts vs. Rhetoric

Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Stanford University writes that someone summarized Barack Obama in three words — “educated,” “smart” and “ignorant.” Unfortunately, those same three words would describe all too many of the people who come…