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December 8, 2011

Early critics pointed out that the idea of equality succeeded because it was vague. What does “equal” actually mean?

Its adherents insist that it means equality of opportunity.
In reality, that translates into dumbing down of the entry test to any activity, so that the less equal can keep up with the more equal. Even worse, it means a coarsening of standards so that all can participate. Instead of being able to pick from among smart and complete people, we’re picking whichever of the random citizens can complete tests and file paperwork. -- Undoing modernity | Amerika: New Right, Conservationist, Traditionalist, Deep Ecology and Conservative Thought

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 8, 2011 5:08 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I've met a few better, many worse, but never my equal.

Posted by: Casca at December 10, 2011 2:48 AM

Exactly why don't the gurus make a move to treat this garbage. It seems to people that making scooter and moped users low cost access on to the roads is smart. Particularly at the cost of sole van owners.

Posted by: Celina Downin at January 12, 2012 3:36 PM

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