Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Equality v. Quality

"Quantity Trumps Both In the Third World. In fact, that could be the very definition of 'Third World'." - jillosophy
From the desk of George Handlery on Sat, 2009-03-07 11:55
George Handlery about the week that was:
Throw the rascals out: Now it is our turn to steal. Equality for the inherently unequal.
How to perpetuate relative poverty. The problem with the “other Europe”.
How to be a nimble candidate: Free yourself of the gravitational force of the facts.
1. It is a prejudice of our public affairs culture that, indiscriminately, “equality” is regarded as a standard of quality. Whenever a measure is judged, the extent of equality relating to it is accepted as a yardstick to determine whether the rating becomes positive or negative. In doing so, we tend to overlook some or our collectively indulged inconsistencies as well as the popular misapplication of the term...
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