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Right. So first, I am sorry if I worded the debate in a confusing manner. What is meant by "myth/fraud" is not that it is not accurate that women's salaries on average are about 80% of men's. Rather it is stating, is the "equal pay for equal work" a fraud (due to some of the factors you listed as well as others)?
That is, yes, men earn more, but is that simply because on average they work harder (more dangerous, labor intensive) jobs for longer hours, have more STEM and Business interests/pursuits, are more ambitious in the workplace, ect while women's efforts tend to be placed elsewhere (e.g. different career paths, raising children, ect.) that doesn't translate into the same kind of financial success OR is it due to large scale societal Patriarchy, oppression (in this respect), ect.?
To even ask such a question when America's abortion trade has reduced our birth rates to record lows. There are not enough children being born to support our retirees, or keep our economy going at full speed.
This would suggest that there are issues with the social program within the society designed to help support retirees and other solutions may be necessary. However, this does not imply that there is an under-population problem. We have quite a substantial over-population problem accumulating both here (the US) and world-wide that is becoming increasingly dire
Hey, you stole my shit. Lol
It is too good to confine to one person. I think it should inspire a movement on CD to the point where Nomenclature and his many alt-accounts are bombarded with this by the other members here until the behavior is corrected. It is for his own good really (Lol)
Obama committed some truly horrific offenses and much of it is utterly counterproductive - though he didn't start the drone wars, he clearly owned it. I'm willing to bet it's created more terrorists that it's destroyed - and he's clearly violated the airspace of several independent nations in doing it.
"Not at all, though I do find it hard to think of a useful reason to need to measure one individual's "privilege" relative to another, if such a thing were even feasible.
I know that this has been your point all along. I have been arguing that there are clearly ways to quantify advantages in some respects and is useful to measure in some areas. A prime example of this is the Higher Education System. As in, Higher Education oppurtunities vary greatly from individual to individual based on their economic background, presence of willing/responsible guardians/adults in their life, ect. ect.
I object to the typical "Check your White/Male/Gender/Sexual Orientation/ect. ect. Privilege" as it is typically conceived and applied. However, there are still legitimate measures that should be taken into account