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The Pursuit of Equality

The founder’s declaration of all men being created equal, while recognized at the time, was not achieved at the establishment of the constitution.  Even their vision had limitations on it as absolute equality in every phase of existence would be an impossible accomplishment without an extreme amount of force on a population.  

Equality in liberty however was a primary objective and largely achieved with some limitations. It would be illusionary to think that a perfectly equitable system would be set up in the first government experiment of its kind by human beings.  Through the methods and freedom they established however, continuous progress has been made. 

Through the freedom of speech and assembly, and unfortunately a civil war, slavery was abolished, and women’s rights have overcome much of the suppression put in place by the culture of misguided monarchs through the ages.
In our society today the pursuit of equality revolves around various philosophies of redistributing wealth.  It …