Removed Egalitarianism section

Proposer
Autumn-Leah
State

Accepted

Vote Score

2

Age

1352 days


@Autumn-Leah edited society.md - over 3 years ago

Our entire society and economy is centred around the principle of continued economic growth driven by ever increasing consumption. Everyone in society is put under pressure to put in more hours at work, to aim for the next promotion, to get a better salary, to get a bigger house and fill it with more things - despite the fact this rarely leads to increased happiness or contentment. We feel pressure to do so because it's expected of us, because of peer and family pressure, and because of the constant stream of advertising on the web, TV, radio and billboards. The Government encourage this in order to grow the economy forever more, whilst ignoring the fact it creates feelings of peer inadequacy, is causing chronic physical and mental exhaustion in our workforce, is fuelling an obesity crisis, and is hugely damaging to our natural environment.

We recognise that this is hugely damaging, and to take an alternative approach that would provide a sustainable economy with a greater emphasis on physical and mental well-being, to pursue careers that focuses on self-development and professional contentment, and to steer society away from consumerism.

Egalitarianism

Particularly between men and women should be promoted

We recognise that this is hugely damaging, and to take an alternative approach that would provide a sustainable economy with a greater emphasis on physical and mental well-being, to pursue careers that focuses on self-development and professional contentment, and to steer society away from consumerism.

Autumn-Leah

@Autumn-Leah - over 3 years ago

I removed it as part of a process I'm going through atm. I'm going to attempt to make a new page for gender related issues, which is especially topical as diversity in the party is something I know @Floppy has been interested in, in recent discussions. Either way, the section didn't state much of anything, so if it does remain, it'll have to be redone for fear of it being seen as what it is; largely pointless manifesto fodder stating the award winning opinion that we support gender identity and sex (biological sex, not the activity) equality.

Autumn-Leah

@Autumn-Leah - over 3 years ago

See: https://votebot.openpolitics.org.uk/proposals/485 for the other change that pairs with this one

Floppy

@Floppy - over 3 years ago

Yes, that line doesn't say much at all. I'll withhold a yes vote for now, until we get #485 in, but as long as that goes in, I'll vote yes here to remove this. Don't want to remove it until we do though :)

Autumn-Leah

@Autumn-Leah - over 3 years ago

Yeah, that's sensible.

philipjohn

@philipjohn - over 3 years ago

#485 passed and merged

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