Equality Is Naturally Impossible
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Equality is naturally impossible.
The politically-correct aim for equality between men and women is not achievable. It is absolutely impossible. To try to highlight this, notice that there is no equitable solution even to these two very simple questions: Should women have more votes than men? Is it not equality for men to be paid the same rates as women for doing the same jobs? The answer for both of these questions is, No!
For those who think, Yes, to the first question because there are more women voters than men voters, then it follows that they also believe that those in a minority should have less of a say in what affects them. They believe that the largest group, women, should have the greatest power. As such, equality between men and women is already lost. For those who think, No, (because this would be unfair on men) then it follows that they also believe that those in a majority should have less of a say in what affects them. They believe that the individual vote of a woman should be worth less than that of a man. As such, equality between men and women is already lost.
For those who agree that both men should be paid the same rates as women for doing the same jobs, they are wrong. It might be fair. And it might make people happy. But it does not follow that such a thing would be a mark of equality. The point about the piece was to demonstrate that the more that one drills down in search for equality, the more hopeless does the search becomes. For example, if men and women are doing the same job for the same number of hours, then a superficial