‘All Animals Are Equal…’

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

“A proclamation by the pigs who control the government in the novel ‘Animal Farm’, by George Orwell. The sentence is a comment on the hypocrisy of governments that proclaim the absolute equality of their citizens, but give power and privileges to a small elite’ (see “The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy”, 3rd Edition, 2002).”

See also:
When Will We Ever Be Equal?{Nov.20, 2020}:
   “Quebec considers itself a Nation within Canada, just as the Aboriginals do. We are not all equal in this country. When will we ever be equal?
This was our response…”

The Strange Case of Canadian ‘Legal Equality’ (Charter Section 15):
“The political — and therefore, ‘flexible’ — tool that is subsection (2) means that the Constitutional Principle of Section 15(1) cannot really exist as a ‘Principle’, and merely serves as an inspirational introduction to the court-driven social engineering enabled by subsection (2).

“As a result, legal equality of individual Canadian citizens has become a thing of the past…”

   “Aboriginal rights cannot…be defined on the basis of the philosophical precepts of the liberal enlightenment. Although equal in importance and significance to the rights enshrined in the Charter, aboriginal rights must be viewed differently from Charter rights because they are held only by aboriginal members of Canadian society. They arise from the fact that aboriginal peoples are aboriginal

   “The task of this court is to define aboriginal rights in a manner which recognizes that aboriginal rights are rights, but which does so without losing sight of the fact that they are rights held by aboriginal peoples because they are aboriginal…”
–Chief Justice Antonio Lamer, ‘Van der Peet’ (1996)

Quebecers Opposed To Special Rights for Aboriginals’ (Poll) {Dec.21, 2020}:
There should be no ‘special rights’ for any group of Canadians…but Quebecers agreeing with this is somewhat ironic. It would seem that what’s ‘good for the goose’ isn’t ‘good for the gander’…

   “Quebecers think it’s important for ‘Indigenous’ people and non-‘Indigenous’ people to have the same rights. They are opposed to special or additional rights that certain politicians seem to want to grant to ‘First Nations’.”

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