is equailty possible in socity

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When it comes to equality it is not possible in our society because, we would want to destroy the strongest so we can become the powerful until the next person would destroy us. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Jefferson wrote the Declaration to be sent to King George the 3rd to ask for independence from England. Jefferson stated in the Declaration that the King had “waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life and liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating and carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere” (Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence, Pg. 32). Jefferson told king George that in slaving them to work for him in another hemisphere is wrong since they were violating their sacred rights of life. Jefferson contradicts himself since he owned slaves who worked in his farm.
The fact that Jefferson knows enslaving humans is wrong but yet he still does it, enslaving African American to work for his farm. People who were kidnapped from their own country and brought to the United States to work as a slave and become controlled by a person who is powerful then them. Jefferson wanted to become the most powerful person by ruling over all his slaves. The fact that people wanted to become free from a country that ruled them, but still wanted to own their own slaves as a sign of power. Many people want to become the strongest in order to become the strongest they would defeat or rule over the weak. Jefferson did just that he ruled over his slave to become the most powerful person.
When it comes to becoming the strongest in our society the government will become the most powerful. John Locke states “Men when they enter ...

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...ows how difficult it is for every person to survive is when Max Weber talks about the different classes getting into conflict with each other or one another. One example that shows this is when Weber says, “In any case, a class does not in itself constitute a community. To treat ‘class ‘ conceptually as having the same value as ‘community’ leads to distortion” (Weber Max, 1922 Pg. 207). Weber wants people to know that a class does not always mean that a community will come from it. The richest people in the world will form their own group to make sure they keep their power. While in the middle class, and the lowest class are left to defend for them selves. Weber wants people to know that not everyone has the same opportunity to survive but should receive the same chance. One of these ways is to join a community where everyone is strong and can support each other.

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