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  1. Social equality

    Social equality is a state of affairs in which all people within a specific society or isolated group have the same status in certain respects, including civil rights, freedom of speech, property rights and equal access to certain social goods and services. However, it also includes concepts of health equality, economic equality and other social securities. It also includes equal opportunities and obligations, and so involves the whole of society. Social equality requires the absence of legally enforced social class or caste boundaries and the absence of discrimination motivated by an inalienable part of a person's identity. For example, sex, gender, race, age, sexual orientation, origin, caste or class, income or property, language, religion, convictions, opinions, health or disability must absolutely not result in unequal treatment under the law and should not reduce opportunities unjustifiably. "Equal opportunities" is interpreted as being judged by ability, which is compatible with a free-market economy. Relevant problems are horizontal inequality − the inequality of two persons of same origin and ability and differing opportunities given to individuals − such as in (education) or by inherited capital. Conceivements of social equality may vary per philosophy and individual and other than egalitarianism it does not necessarily require all social inequalities to be eliminated by artificial means but instead often recognizes and respects natural differences between people.

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  1. social equality

    For all people to have the identical ability, freedom, income and opportunity to create, experience and provide for them and their family social experiences, social interaction, a form of employment where required, a sense of purpose and role within their community or society

    Social equality is important for each soul on the planet to ensure we have social opportunities and interaction with others socially within our communities and society

    Submitted by MaryC on February 7, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of social equality in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of social equality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of social equality in a Sentence

  1. Ulysses S. Grant:

    Social equality is not a subject to be legislated upon, nor shall I ask that anything be done to advance the social status of the colored man, except to give him a fair chance to develop what there is good in him, give him access to the schools, and when he travels let him feel assured that his conduct will regulate the treatment and fare he will receive.

  2. Oscar James:

    As to myself and my people, we are not seeking social equality. That is a thing no law can govern, we simply ask to be allowed an equal chance in the race of life.


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