The fight for equality continues

A quote made by Harold Finch on the television series, ‘Person of Interest’ whilst playing a game of chess:

“It’s a useful mental exercise. Through the years, many thinkers have been fascinated by it. But I don’t enjoy playing…because it was a game that was born during a brutal age when life counted for little. Everyone believed that some people were worth more than others. Kings. Pawns. I don’t think that anyone is worth more than anyone else… Chess is just a game. Real people are not pieces. You can’t assign more value to some of them and not others. Not to me. Not to anyone. People are not a thing that you can sacrifice. The lesson is, if anyone who looks on to the world as if it is a game of chess, deserves to lose.

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