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An Ideal Society

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AN IDEAL SOCIETY
The world is a complicated place and today's standards of society make it even more difficult to live and act in one's own way. I sometimes wonder what life would be like if we could start all over and build a brand new society - a society that guarantees social justice for all groups and full rights to every individual. Would there be a way to make everything and everyone equal? From the beginning society has been judgmental in one way or another, rather it is through racism, sexism, or classicism. There has always been a group of people who declared themselves righteous above all others and if one was not a part of this group he or she was discriminated against simply for not being the same as the dominating group. While it is impossible in reality to start from scratch and build a new and improved society, in an ideal world several changes could be implemented to enhance life for every individual.

Racism remains an important issue in society today as it was centuries ago when organized societies were first created. Groups and individuals affected by racism tend to suffer greater consequences because of discrimination against them. The best and highest education, employment, and other benefits for United States citizens are not always available for minorities. While civilization today has improved greatly and racism has dwindled in the minds of many, the concept tends to creep into play as the root of certain situations when a minority feels discriminated against. In my ideal society, ethnicity, religion, and cultural background would be viewed with the same amount of importance as eye or hair color for if people are brought up thinking of each individual of every skin color, religious background, and other beliefs, as equal, racism would not present a problem. Also, to keep racism out of the equation, leaders of society are needed to implement the concept that all people are equal and demonstrate that differences are not...

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