Posted by Shae on March 27, 2005
In Reply to: Re: All people are equal but some are more equal than others. posted by ESC on March 27, 2005
: : what does this idiom mean? "all people are equal but some are more equal than others."
: Here's what I think it means: as a society (in the U.S.)we give lip service to the concept that "all people are equal." We are "suppose" to be without a caste system. But only the rich and powerful truly have all the benefits of freedom, pursuit of happiness, etc.
Methinks it's from Orwell's 'Animal Farm.'