Equality- Fairy tales for the ignorant
Equality is the idea of everyone having the right to be treated as an equal and not to be judged for his or her religion, gender, race, nationality or preference. In the western world the idea of equal rights is an aim among Americans, the British and a vast majority of Europe. Though the idea of equal rights is a pretty thought, I have learned better to know the word “Equality” is nothing more then a political tactic to gain popularity and a method of “reasonable control.” I was raised in multiple countries. At the age of 6 I came to England, a country that I would soon learn had “Mandatory respect” carved into education. I had no idea about “different” people, one day I was told off in advance not to think badly of others for not being like me. As a half Scottish part Australian living in England the idea of people not being like me was nothing new. As a child “moral education” taught me the world thought I was a threat and had already made up their mind about me. So I must be taught not to grow up as the homophobic racist nationalist I was going to become if I didn’t get informed I could be so. Constantly defending myself mentally that I didn’t judge made me grow to hate my accusers. Black people struggled; don’t ever comment on their race! Homosexuals are people like you and I! Don’t discriminate against them just because they are not straight like you! Say women aren’t as strong as men, SEXIST! Tanned skin doesn’t suit black dresses, RACIST! I don’t understand homosexuality, HOMOPHOB! I look at all this and feel we have ended up with more hate and suppression then when we started. The fear of being bastardized is always among us. Though I do not believe in the idea of equality, as I find it more of an insult to say everyone is the same! A doctor will always rank higher then a McDonald’s drive thru temp and a child will always be treated first over an adult. Not out of ageism or elitism but out of common sense!...
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