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Inequality

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People are unequal and we should not treat them equally.

What is equality? Equality is a state in which every living person is given the same number of opportunity to vent out their ability to its fullest, regardless of gender, race, wealth, religion, and so on.

However, in the world of capitalism and libertarianism, people cannot be equal. Each person is born with different amounts of wealth and contrary aspects both physically and mentally, no matter how much people fight for equal human rights. There is an increase in reported racial discrimination cases, and still women in South Korea are less employed than men.

Capitalism was adopted by the government as a means to motivate people into working harder.

Nevertheless, both the government and its people should attempt to bring equality into the world. Wealth and power is given to only a selected few; yet the ownership of a nation is not only given to those in the upper class. If people were not given the same amount of opportunity to be equal, the middle and lower classes would eventually accept reality and not try as hard at their jobs as the upper class. In consequence, economy would fall, because there is a limit to how much the wealthy and the powerful can run the world. Furthermore, the wealth gap would be widening more than ever, resulting in stagnation and imbalance.

Equal opportunities encroach on almost every aspect of our daily lives. How we respond to this interaction is dependent on many factors. From birth, we are subjected to an oppressive environment that has been in situ since time began. This has been perpetuated by countless generations as the norm. The upbringing and environment people have will determine how attitudes and opinions are formed. This is not to say everyone is not capable of change though. Equal opportunities are not just about individuals it is also about countries, institutions, governments and companies implementing policies. It is not about politics or legal...