Political dialogues, upon the subject of equality. by Thomas Paine

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There is no political equality in America. As a so-called black man, there is none in the black community either. That’s for sure. It’s either liberal politics or “coon” or “Uncle Tom” or “sell-out”.

Liberal blacks have more loyalty to Democrats than they do their own race. But that’s another story for another day.

The insistence on equality before the law was an expression of the notion of Christian liberty. In rejecting a hierarchical conception of the world, Protestants could acquiesce in an arrangement in which the political realm was not subordinate to the religious realm.

At the same time, the political realm was obliged to respect. Political egalitarianism is where members of a society are of equal standing in terms of political power or influence.

A founding principle of various forms of democracy, political egalitarianism was an idea which was supported by Thomas Jefferson and it is a concept similar to moral reciprocity and legal idea suggests all citizens of a certain country must be.

Political inequality is a distinct form of inequality but has yet to attract sustained, systematic scholarly attention in the same way as its sibling inequalities.

Although political equality is a foundation of modern democracy, we do not know how far from equality we are. Even the news media rarely addresses political inequality.

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Myers sheds new light on questions like this, providing a readable, contemporary introduction to egalitarian political philosophy. Concentrating on ideas and values rather than on the rise and fall of parties and movements, the book offers crucial insights into a vital tradition of political thought and how.

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