Quick Note – ‘Equal Treatment’ and ‘Equal Opportunity’


‎’Equal Treatment’ is a lot more than ‘Equal Opportunity’ – It is an acceptance of the fact that social conditioning and prolonged periods of discrimination tend to make communities incapable of aspiration and productive behaviors and It means a willingness on part of the custodians of society( government etc) to invest in reasonable effort to support unlearning of learned behaviors .. If i punch someone and threaten them for centuries and then suddenly give them ‘equal opportunity’, that’s not going to benefit the society because equal opportunity to access food that is on a table 1 mile away means very little to a previously chained man who has never been fed. Liberty is useless without justice..

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~ by exploreamaze on October 24, 2011.

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