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Men are born unequal. The great benefit of society is to diminish this inequality as much as possible by procuring for everybody security, the necessary property, education, and succor.

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Joseph Joubert

Even if it could be demonstrated that ordinary people had less native ability than those selected for high position, that would not mean that they deserved to get less. Being a member of the ”lucky sperm club” confers no moral right to advantage. What one is born with, or without, is not of one’s own doing.’

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If there were but one person in the world, it is manifest that he could have no more wealth than he was able to make and save. THIS is the natural order.

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Henry George

If you do not specify and confront real issues, what you say will surely obscure them. If you do not embody controversy, what you say will be an acceptance of the drift to the coming human hell.

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Opportunities to rise are not a substitute for a large measure of practical equality of income and social condition. The existence of such opportunities…depends not only upon an open road but upon an equal start.

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RH Tawney

Our earth is degenerate in these latter days. There are signs that the world is speedily coming to an end. Bribery and corruption are common.

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Assyrian Clay Tablet

Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand.
It is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.

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Wendell Berry

The patience of the oppressed has always been the most inexplicable, as well as probably the most important, fact in all history.

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Amos Elon

To find out the true state of facts, to report them with fidelity, to apply to them strict and fixed principles of justice, humanity and law; to inform as far as possible the very conscience of nations, and to call down the judgment of the world on what is false, or base, or tyrannical, appear to me to be the first duties of those who write.

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Henry Reeve

The heart of free trade must be fair trade.
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Rev. Jesse Jackson

An American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He was the founder of both entities that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH. Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. is his eldest son. In an AP-AOL "Black Voices" poll in February 2006, Jackson was voted "the most important black leader" with 15% of the vote.

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