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ee ga luh te ree uh ni zuhm

  • n  the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality

  • Today Wales is celebrated as a champion of Internet-enabled egalitarianism.
  • But the book has touched a nerve in Japan, where many feel economic reforms are destroying the country's egalitarianism, creating a nation of haves and have-nots.
  • The romance with isms, with the secular religions of socialism, egalitarianism and totalitarianism, is dead.

  • David Halberstam in Salt Lake Tribune
    Years later, in an open letter to his baby daughter, Julia, in Parade Magazine, Halberstam wrote: "I lost my innocence in Vietnam. Ideals of egalitarianism, I decided, were not easily exported and often the people in Washington most eager to export...
  • George Gilder in National Review Online Blogs (blog)
    In his classic book Men and Marriage, George Gilder argues, "Monogamy is egalitarianism in the realm of love."
  • Alex Baumann in Globe and Mail
    We are not going to be all things to all people. There's no egalitarianism in high-performance sports,said Baumann as he was praised for his leadership talents and heralded by amateur sport's stakeholders, including the Canadian Olympic and...

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