[Equality] of all lives...

“I am not an angel," I asserted; "and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.”
― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

The primary problem with our current culture is that while it honors merit, equality, and a level playing field, at the same time it also greatly honors those with wealth, power, and celebrity, no matter how they are achieved.

“He - and if there is a God, I am convinced he is a he, because no woman could or would ever fk things up this badly.”
― George Carlin