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  • As much as political correctness has drilled the idea into the heads of so many people, the sad fact is "no". Even the Bible recognizes this fact. But, here we are, trying to fix the problem anyway.
  • No. In classic political thought, "all MEN are created equal", but "equal" only to the extent that they shared certain "inalienable rights". That is: equal in a POLITICAL sense and in the sense that all were equally human. In the minds of many of the worthies who supported that concept, women, children and slaves didn't share those same rights (i.e. were NOT "equal" to "all men"). *** As far as I know, there has never been the idea that all people were created equal ***in all ways***. That concept is rather obviously false.
    • Army Veteran
      You need to exclude women and children from your answer. Women and children weren't considered one way or the other in terms of "equality" in the political sense. "Unalienable" rights refer to those that are inherent and natural rights endowed on us by God. Women, children, and slaves were all recognized as having these rights equally - in the eyes of God. But since God wasn't in charge of setting up the political structure, those who did chose the practical aspects of equality which made (white) men the decision-makers. Male slaves were considered to be "half".
    • www.bible-reviews.com
      Let's look back, then. How many of the signers of the Declaration were slave-owners? And at the time one's own wife and children were commonly perceived and treated as property (though certainly not universally, that attitude WAS widespread). The same can be said for indentured servants as well. (Though treated as RENTED property, still - in most ways - often treated AS property.)
  • Yes. Chromosomes come together. Do not confuse being created with being born.
  • Not according to Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. The bible states that all men were created in the image of God. However, we know that the Israelites where chosen as being descendent from Adam. Deuteronomy 7:6 For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. However, Christ would bring salvation to the entire world, through the faith initially shown in Abraham. In world view, we can see that not all people are created equal far from, and that's why we've been fighting for equal rights for so long, and it still hasn't come about. So, not in this world Jenny.

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