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Originally posted by The Vagabond
Likewise you cannot say we have equality of opportunity when one child is ordered by the government to go to a school with no computers, overcrowded classrooms, and outdated texts, and another is sent to a school with computers in every class and private tutors available after hours.
Originally posted by stanguilles7
reply to post by beezzer
Your examples imply you think 'equality' in this context implies all people should think and act the same. That is incorrect. "Equality", in terms of social justice and opportunity, refers to ACCESS, not OUTCOME.
IE, tall people and short people should have the same ACCESS to opportunities.
edit on 2-6-2012 by stanguilles7 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by beezzer
People of all stripes have the equal access already. It's just that outcomes are dfferent.