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Is equality killing competition?

Society strives towards making all it's citizens equal so that no one person is encouraged to be better than the other thus leading to a stagnation of ideas, skills, leaders

Do we use equality as an excuse to hold some people back? Is it really bad to admit that some people are just better than others and so should be given the right opportunity to grow or should we hold them back in the name of equality?


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  • Apr 6 2011: Should a gifted child be forced to learn at the average pace of his/her class? Should a great athelete be forced to carry extra chains so that the field is equal?

    Of course not, but many of our governmental policies do exactly that. This is why the free-market is the best and most appropriate way to allocate resources.
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      Apr 7 2011: Free-market implies Equality already exist everywhere for everyone and may the best man win..I don't believe this is the case.

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