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59077Re: [existlist] Re: All Men are Created Equal?

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  • eduardathome
    Jan 21, 2013
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      It has taken a long time to actually get to the "equal" bit.

      eduard

      -----Original Message-----
      From: William
      Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 6:01 PM
      To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [existlist] Re: All Men are Created Equal?



      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, eduardathome wrote:
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      > I should think that the phrase is an expression of principle, not
      > specifics
      > such as everyone is born healthy, etc..
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      > eduard
      >Eduard, Indeed,these were the words of a great man of the 1780`s. Long time
      >ago. Jefferson was a gentleman farmer on the far brink of civilisation. One
      >hundred years later the president learned to write by scraping charcoal on
      >a shovel. There was no base and the native americans were still in the
      >stone age. The word equil is a hard concept to grasp and I agree it has
      >little to do with complicated beings like humans. Jefferson was trying to
      >justify a revolution against the greatest power on earth. First he had to
      >break with England and then he needed to build a system of laws. What we
      >have done in North America is spectacular and some inacuracy in the hope of
      >survival seems trivial. Bill
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Dick.
      > Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 2:50 PM
      > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [existlist] All Men are Created Equal?
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      > All Men are Created Equal?
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      > "We hold these truths to be self evident. All Men are created
      > equal". The unifying attempt cry of the USA. United? Huh!
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      > Man is not created! And human beings are not all born here equal. It is
      > bloody utter nonsense. And they call it self evident. And one nation
      > under god !!! Phhhhttt:>!
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      > It is because people are NOT born equal that human beings have to take
      > care of each other; and no matter how they are born here. Healthy,
      > sickly, weak, strong, clever stupid, aggressive, timid, talented, not
      > talented, whatever, etc etc. I would wager that not all people elected
      > to power in the USA are religious freaks. But nevertheless they still
      > cow-tow to it. It is the only way they could get elected. FREEDOM? My
      > aunt fanny.
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      > But all men and women should be given the same rights and the same
      > chance to bring forth their talents, and all given the same kind of
      > justice.
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      > Man emanates forth. It (we) are not created.
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      > Dick Richardson
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