the state or quality of being equal; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability.
Alright. That's the dictionary definition of equality. Why is it so fucking hard for people to understand the concept? You, me, that guy; we're all fucking assholes, so stop trying to pick everyone apart as something different.
Unfortunately, in our societies quest for balance, we've managed to somehow culturally segregate & divide practically every faction of our race (the human one). Do a quick google search on the word 'equality'. You'll find tons of hits supporting equality, but unfortunately all of them come with a twist. You have to be supporting the less valid rights of some organization who feels their rights are less applicable than others.
Eg. "Equality between women and men or gender equality—promoting the equal participation of women and men in making decisions; supporting women " "Non-profit organization fighting discrimination in housing and promoting social and economic rights." "Advancing equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual"
Personally, all of these people can go fuck themselves. As a straight white male, where's my lobby group? There's no straight pride parades and white parades just get one called a racist. I'm not rich so I probably could get away with equal rights for the poor but their parades end up at the welfare office for some reason.
In reality, none of these groups should exist as they're actually harmful to the idea of equality since they only serve a specific sector that basically states 'We're different than you, and no you can't be in it'. There should be equal rights parades where anyone can hop on a float.
I did find this part on wikipedia: "Social equality is a social state of affairs in which all people within a specific society or isolated group have the same status in a certain respect. At the very least, social equality includes equal rights under the law, such as security, voting rights, freedom of speech and assembly, and the extent of property rights. However, it also includes access to education, health care and other social securities. It also includes equal opportunities and obligations, and so involves the whole society."
We are legion yet we're individuals. Why is it such a complicated concept for people to understand? Black, white, french, gay...Who the fuck cares? I want my parade.
This is my first attempt ever at writing a 'blog', so if it sucks, tough shit.