Freedom and equality
“Civilisation and society can only go so far to compensate for the basic inequality of nature. It is not the job of nature or government to turn us all into neuters with the exact same aptitudes and abilities.” — (War is Hell, Sarah Hoyt)
Nowadays almost everything is being sacrificed on the altar of equality. Especially common sense. The issue of same-sex marriage has been reduced to two simple choices. You are either (a) For SSM and equality or (b) Against SSM and a bigot.
The Occupy Movement raged against economic and income “inequality” with their wonderfully clever sloganeering. They