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The hardships of equality

This post is an attempt to clarify and generalize the main points of:
https://meandiscourse.wordpress.com/2012/11/13/risks_of_sex/

and explain why equality is an excruciatingly hard goal. Note that equality is meant, first and foremost, to be formal equality in front of the law. I am not interested here in questions of economical equality, although extreme economic inequality often has legal and social repercussions.

What does it take to create equality?
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