Yes, the revolutionary war was revolutionary. Document 2 states that people will rule the government, this was a dramatic change because in Great Britain, their mother country, the royalty placed laws on non-royals. It also says that the colonists want equal rights. Abigail Adams tried to communicate to her husband that women’s rights are important too (document #7). Many people did not have the courage to go up to someone and discuss women’s rights, and if they did the people usually turned down the idea.
In their socio-economic book, The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone, award winning Kate Pickett and partner Richard Wilkinson present a great focus on inequality, its effects and ways to make society a more equal one. With many data research methods and supporting data used, The Spirit Level reminds us that we live in a world of inequality and are oblivious to what it causes. Linking psychological aspects of humanity, the authors cause the readers to realise the harsh reality of the world we live in and how society’s thinking is shaped around the concept of consumerism and status competition. The beginning of the book captivates the reader by introducing statistics of different countries, showing how the national income level per person has an impact on life expectancy and happiness.
In the short story Harrison Bergeron, equality forces in American society. The characters Harrison and George are both handicapped by the Government to be equal with society. Harrison is taken away from his mother Hazel and father, George because he is against being handicapped to be equal. George believes it has made the world a better place than it was before. Although, George is above average I look up to him because I'm similar to him along with his intelligence, beliefs in equality, and support for the laws.
In our world, people who are born different from other people are almost always treated differently from those who are “normal”. Nearly every person that is treated differently is treated in a more negative way than they would be if they fit in with other people. This is a terrible and insensible trend that has caused years of suffering throughout human history. Because of unimportant and miniscule discrepancies, such as race, we have decided to put up walls between cultures and make ourselves narrow-minded and un-open to new ideas. The reality that discrimination is universal has lead to discrimination becoming a popular theme in literature and other forms of entertainment.
"All men are created equal", we were all created the same way; from our mother’s womb, and all babies are equally important, whether you are born a prince or a slave in your mother's womb, completely innocent and equal. However, some people out there do not think so, they feel that due to some of us being born with physical or mental disabilities or others being born into financially insecure families it would result in significantly less opportunities in life as compared to those who are born into families that can offer them a much better way of life. Although it is true that life is not fair towards everyone, I want to say that everybody deserves the same rights and responsibilities. Nobody is or looks the same, the color of your skin, your race, or your ethnicity makes you different from one another, this does not mean that not everybody deserves the same and that some people do not deserve to be treated equally and one of these discrimination is racism, which is something we have all witnessed before.
Race has been a major concern in America for centuries. These cases occur between the whites and the other minority groups. The pioneer groups in this act are the whites who tend to view the other minority groups as people who should not belong in America. In some places the cases are very severe and some of the social amenities have been forced to have a division between those for the minorities and those for the majority groups. “This discrimination has led to the many groups to rise upon and fight against the issue” (Eddie S Glaude 51).
Cassandra, thank you for sharing your diversity reflection. I directly connect with your statement “Diversity allows us to embrace every individual’s uniqueness and look at them for who they are and not compare them to societies mold of the ideal person”. Often time’s health care is focused directly on “textbook research”. The truth of the matter is, yes “textbook research” is valuable within evidence based practice, and however, patients from different cultures need application of “textbook research” molded to fit within their culture not just medical culture. The journal article, Dignity, equality and diversity: an exploration of how discriminatory behaviour of healthcare workers affects patient dignity, “All healthcare workers should understand
It is paramount to begin this argument by discussing the difference between formal equality and substantive equality. Formal equality assumes neutrality and equal treatment amongst citizens. Critics have argued that by adopting this approach, historical factors which have placed citizens in dislocated socio-economic contexts are denied. Substantive equality focuses on the effects and the impact and of laws on citizens. Contrary to formal equality, identical treatment is not guaranteed.
It is important for teachers to create an environment that promotes fairness in order for students to succeed. Equality and equity are both needed to do this. Equality in a class means every student has the same opportunity to succeed. Making accommodations for students is called equity. This is needed in a class to ensure an equal opportunity to succeed is possible for every student.
Equality has changed his views on the society and leaders by the end of the story. Where he is critical of the leaders and denouncing them in moral terms. He started to be critical because they would tell them they are nothing, hiding things from the “Unmentionable times”, their moral terms. Equality 7-2521 has changed his mind and become very critical of the leaders of his society, denouncing them in moral terms. I think Equality was correct to do so because the leaders or teachers were telling the society that they are nothing and mankind is all.
In the world right now, there is still inequality for all. People are criticized everyday because of how they look, speak, dress, act, etc. In America, although there is people that are changing, there with always be that small group of people that won’t change their views on what they believe is right and wrong in our society. You can also see this in the book, To Kill A Mockingbird, written by author, Harper Lee. All throughout the novel, you can see how white people are superior to the African Americans that live in the same town.
Equality for all people of different races continues to be a big issue in American Society. Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech had a tremendous impact and encouraged many Americans to push for equal rights and Justice in America. Although many people believe that Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream is something that is possible and achievable in modern day society due to the recognition of discrimination and gradual acceptance of all races in society, I believe that the complete equality of all people will never be totally achieved because of human’s history of inequality, along with human’s natural selfish, and controlling trait. History has always shown that equality and acceptance has been a continuing problem throughout history.