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SlowFlowPro
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re: More Important To The American Dream: Liberty or Equality (Fairness)


liberty, obviously

equality is not possible

the concept of fairness can always be shifted, so it doesn't really exist






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Zach
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Member since May 2005
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re: More Important To The American Dream: Liberty or Equality (Fairness)


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True equality is not achievable.

The Soviets, China and Cuba gave it a good shot.






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Zach
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Member since May 2005
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re: More Important To The American Dream: Liberty or Equality (Fairness)


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Actually, liberty and equality are mutually exclusive concepts. 100% liberty creates uneven results(inequality). All efforts to solve this require infringements upon liberty. Hence, they are on a perfectly sliding scale in opposite directions.


Absolute Truth.






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ScoopAndScore
baton rouge
Member since Oct 2008
7680 posts

re: More Important To The American Dream: Liberty or Equality (Fairness)


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...individual liberty

American democracy (i.e. the republic).

quote:

equality (fairness)

Communism






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SammyTiger
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Feb 2009
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re: More Important To The American Dream: Liberty or Equality (Fairness)


The liberty to pursue equality.







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