Life, Liberty, & Pursuit of Joy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Moll
    • 23.02.11 | 21:15 (IST)

    We are all born and die, EQUAL. In between, there is equal opportunity to be exercised by the individual. The State cannot guarantee equality -- it can only guarantee that you CAN be born in a hospital, delivered by a medical professional if your mother chooses that; and you definitely will be buried naked as you came. In between those events, you the individual have an opportunity to excel. It's up to you. Standardized testing, hiring procedures, etc., are ways of weeding out people who have entitlement expectations -- that somehow society owes them something. Well, news for you today is, society doesn't owe you anything except life, liberty and the freedom to pursue joy. Choices the individual has to make.

    from the article: Israel's standardized testing gives the wrong results
    First published 04:00 23.02.11 | Last updated 04:00 23.02.11
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