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  •  Well... (3+ / 0-)
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    Of course there are differences in standing. But to conclude these differences, by consequence, should thus be rendered into fixed hierarchical social structures which result in exploitation is not supportable.

    Not all societies deal with these differences the same way.

    "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

    by ZhenRen on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 11:22:08 AM PDT

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    •  I didn't say that. (1+ / 0-)
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      For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. - Albert Camus

      by Anne Elk on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 01:35:12 PM PDT

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      •  How would you describe the (1+ / 0-)
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        differences between more and less egalitarian societies physiologically?

        Could it be analogous to more and less conservative societies, since we know these are behaviors that are reflected in discernible brain differences?

        Frankly, I'd rather take down Exxon or Goldman Sachs, the way we're taking down RushBeckistan, than elect another "better" Democrat who's going to wind up singing for the bankster choir.

        by Words In Action on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 07:34:55 PM PDT

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