Study and Theory/
May 1st

Arieh Caspi

Inequality - From Oppression to Ideal

Equality Shall Not Grow Here, Ha’aretz, 1999

Human beings are born equal. Not by their skills, but rather by their right to happiness. This is what they used to tell us. Now we know that that was just nonsense. Inequality has become reality that oppresses the ideal of the western society of abundance. The unethical has become ethical.

 

It is not by chance that in Israel, as well as in various other countries, a Fascist movement is evolving on the knees of right wing ideology. The one that is turning financial inequality into an ethical principle receives at the end of the day inequality before the law as a political approach.

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