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Old 01-21-2013, 09:22 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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I know, its amazing. He/she equates equal opportunity with mandating everyone is, err, the same

This is an example of out-of-touch black person that does not relate to American Blacks because he feels better than them. Hey a black (notso) Supremist!
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Duh, because it still happens and you supposely being of direct African lineage will look alot like someone else from the same part of Africa and therefore have a greater chance of being mistaken for someone else.
LOL I pity you. I'm 35 years old and I don't live my life worrying about being mistaken by somebody as someone else. Live your life and stop whining. You're Black get over it and get on with life. The White man does not control your destiny, really he doesn't.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:23 PM
 
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It's a stupid pipe dream of a goal since human beings will always rank themselves socially, and class is a main way to do it. You can't force people to associate with other people or is that a new goal of liberals too?

All we can do is ensure that our public institutions are free of such biases as much as possible.
And I'll infer that you think our public institutions are free of of racism and provide no more opportunity to the rich than the poor.

Stupid pipe dream or not, it has been and still is the goal of our USA, no matter what pessimistic naysayers have to say about it.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:23 PM
 
Location: under a rock
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Women tend to work at roles that command on average lower pay than men.

Human beings are allowed to married. It's just that since time immemorial across all human societies whatever passed for marriage was between a man and a woman. Gays aren't being denied anything. No one is born a gay they maybe inclined to homosexual relations but being gay is not an immutable characteristic.
Women tend to sometimes hit this thing called "the glass ceiling", maybe you've heard of it?
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:27 PM
 
Location: under a rock
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LOL I pity you. I'm 35 years old and I don't live my life worrying about being mistaken by somebody as someone else. Live your life and stop whining. You're Black get over it and get on with life. The White man does not control your destiny, really he doesn't.
No ones telling you to change your "world outlook", but to be aware. Empathy isn't a bad trait, you know? Or maybe you don't know, and think empathy is a trait only possessed by the weak.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:28 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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LOL I pity you. I'm 35 years old and I don't live my life worrying about being mistaken by somebody as someone else. Live your life and stop whining. You're Black get over it and get on with life. The White man does not control your destiny, really he doesn't.
No but I have been around long enough to know how important equality is for everyone in this country. Oh btw being aware and fearing something is something people with any sense of survival knows.

I grew up in the hood and lived in the suburbs and have met people of all walks of life, but I have never heard of such a brainwashed black in denial in my life. I'm sure even whites are reading what you write with questions marks floating over their heads

I mean what sane REAL AMERICAN does not want equality for everyone?
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Currently I physically reside on the 3rd planet from the sun
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No but I have been around long enough to know how important equality is for everyone in this country. Oh btw being aware and fearing something is something people with any sense of survival knows.

I grew up in the hood and lived in the suburbs and have met people of all walks of life, but I have never heard of such a brainwashed black in denial in my life. I'm sure even whites are reading what you write with questions marks floating over their heads

I mean what sane REAL AMERICAN does not want equality for everyone?
You just said it - sane REAL AMERICANs realize equality of outcome cannot be guaranteed even with authoritarian social controls.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:37 PM
 
Location: southern california
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people are not equal in ability or ambition.
very unequal.
what is wanted by the non working is equal benefits without equal contribution to society.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:43 PM
 
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You just said it - sane REAL AMERICANs realize equality of outcome cannot be guaranteed even with authoritarian social controls.

So do you agree that equal work should result in equal pay? There is no excuse for any disparities it that. I put my 40 hours in and I expect to be paid the same as the person next to me who put theirs in as well.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:45 PM
 
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people are not equal in ability or ambition.
very unequal.
what is wanted by the non working is equal benefits without equal contribution to society.
Well it does talk about how "all men are created equal" and then there's that whole "promote the general welfare of the people" thingy. I dunno. That sounds like they wanted at least a baseline of equality to work with.
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