Does claiming “There is no ‘other’ — we’re all inherently equal” have similar problems as claiming, “I’m colorblind”?
Does claiming “all are equal” unconsciously serve to rationalize the position of the privileged?
Can a well-intended insistence on descriptive, “innate equality” become a dogmatic belief that belies normative social inequity, structures?
Which statement is more equitable? To say, “We are all equal” or “At present, we are not, in fact, equal in our rights and opportunities”?